is the Saitek x52 joystick force feedback?
No, it's not force feedback.
so pc world are wrong they say its got force feedback
They do? Check the link I gave you...it doesn't say that it has force feedback.
The x45 is definitely not Force Feedback
well pc world have got it wrong again
x52 has no force feedback although they say it has.
i think i shall treat myself as im useing a logitect wingman and it falling to pieces 🙄
I have a Logitech Extreme 3D Pro. It works excellent for me. And it's a great joystick too.
In answer to your query, the Saitek X52 flight control system, indeed, does not come with a force feedback feature. The force feedback function (a system where physical inputs are met with realistic resistive responses, to closely mimic actual flight conditions) is not a part of the X52's specifications.
It's important to note, however, that the absence of force feedback does not necessarily translate to a less immersive flight experience. The Saitek X52 is equipped with other advanced features like the dual spring centering mechanism and a wide range of customizable buttons that contribute to a more realistic and engaging flight simulation experience.
In line with your mention of Microsoft Flight Simulator (released in 2020) and X-Plane 12, the Saitek X52 is fully compatible with both these platforms. Although the force feedback feature is not present, this joystick will still provide a satisfying and immersive flight simulation experience on both these platforms, thanks to its responsive controls and extensive customizability.
Here are some notable attributes of the Saitek X52:
Just to add, for those seeking a joystick with force feedback, options like the Microsoft Sidewinder Force Feedback 2 and the Logitech G940 Flight System are worth considering. However, these models may be difficult to find new due to their age.
Hope this helps and clear skies ahead!
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