Logitech’s gaming brand – Logitech G – is on fire today. In addition to announcing the new Logitech G Cloud portable console, the company is showcasing a range of new accessories for gaming, whether on PC, console or mobile. These include a new steering wheel and new pedals, but also some audio products.
Besides games, Logitech is also releasing new gear for streamers and content creators, including a microphone and light stick.
Logitech G PRO racing wheel and PRO racing pedals
For avid fans of racing games, the biggest new release today is the Logitech G PRO Racing Wheel. This is a new wheel featuring an all-new Direct Drive motor supporting 11 newton meters of force with low latency response times. This is combined with Logitech’s TRUEFORCE force feedback technology, this new steering wheel should deliver one of the most realistic driving experiences you can get. If you’re particularly invested in simulation racing games, this could be a good addition to your gear.
You can also count on an “intuitive” design with easily accessible buttons and dials so you can stay focused on driving, plus dedicated magnetic shift paddles that use non-contact Hall effect sensors to simulate a mechanical feel similar to real racing cars. You also get dual analog paddles which can be configured in a variety of ways, such as a dual-clutch mechanism, handbrake, or two additional axes to add throttle and brake function to the wheel.
If you want an even more realistic driving experience, you might be interested in the Logitech G PRO racing pedals. This includes three pedals, which feature pressure sensing to improve muscle memory for more consistent performance. You can also adjust the feel of the models to be softer or firmer, and the throttle and clutch pedals use non-contact hall effect sensors so they don’t wear out as quickly with the time.
The Logitech G PRO Racing Wheel and PRO Racing Pedals will be available this month, priced at $999 and $349, respectively.
Logitech G Astro A30 Gaming Headset
Aimed at a more general audience, the Logitech G Astro A30 is the company’s latest wireless gaming headset. It supports both Bluetooth and Logitech’s Lightspeed wireless protocol, as well as a 3.5mm wired connection, so it’s compatible with just about any device: PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, Nintendo Switch, PC, Android and iOS.
Perhaps most interesting is the ability to mix audio and adjust audio balance from multiple devices at once. For example, you can use the Lightspeed connection to connect to your PlayStation 5 for game audio and use Bluetooth at the same time to play music from your phone. There’s a new Logitech G mobile app that also lets you change game audio and voice profiles.
As for the actual sound, the Logitech G Astro A30 has two 40mm speakers promising an immersive audio experience, and a built-in microphone as well as a detachable boom mic, so you can use what is the most convenient. Logitech also touts “over 27 hours” of battery life.
The Logitech G Astro A30 comes in navy or white colors, but you can also customize it with Astro’s existing speaker label designs if you want a more personal touch. The headset will be available in October for $229.99, but you can pre-order it now.
Logitech G adapts to true wireless gaming headphones
If you don’t want a bulky headset, Logitech has also introduced the Logitech G Fits True Wireless Earphones, which are exactly as the name suggests. These are a true pair of wireless headphones, but what sets them apart is that they have a custom ear fit that you can tailor to your specific ears. It uses Logitech’s Lightform technology to harden the ear tips around the specific contour of your ears, so they form a snug fit and seal to provide passive noise isolation while you use them.
Another interesting tidbit is that they don’t just support Bluetooth, they also have Logitech’s Lightspeed technology, so you get a more reliable connection on devices that have a USB port for the Lightspeed dongle. . This includes PC, PlayStation 4 and 5, Nintendo Switch, and Android devices. iPhones are only supported via Bluetooth, and Xbox consoles are unfortunately not supported at all as they only support wired audio.
Logitech says the G Fits headphones deliver “full, warm, and detailed” sound with powerful bass, and you can customize the EQ settings using the Logitech G Fits mobile app. The headphones also boast 7 hours of battery life on a charge, with an additional 8 hours available from the charging case.
The Logitech G Fits will be available in October for $229, but you can pre-order them today. they will come in black or white colorways. The inside of the black case is yellow, while the white case is purple inside.
Logitech Blue Sona and Litra Beam
Finally, for streamers, two new products are announced today. First, there’s the Logitech Blue Sona XLR microphone, which is designed specifically for content creators. It features a built-in preamp and a compact “camera-ready” design, and it still supports the XLR interface so you can use it with mixers and audio interfaces.
The microphone comes with Logitech’s ClearAmp technology, which can provide up to 25dB of gain amplification without the need for an external microphone amplifier. It has a supercardioid pickup pattern that focuses on the speaker’s voice and filters out unwanted noise like keystrokes, as well as a dual-diaphragm capsule.
Another addition to the portfolio is the Litra Beam desk lamp. It’s a slim key light that sits on your desk and features a three-way adjustable stand with height, tilt and swivel adjustments so you can get just the right lighting for your video . The light offers quick brightness and color temperature controls with five presets for each, as well as stepless adjustments from 2700K to 6500K, all built right into the back of the light. You can also use the Logitech G Hub software to adjust these settings with numerical values or to manage multiple Litra Beam lights at once.
The Blue Sona and Litra Beam are both available today, priced at $349.99 and $99.99, respectively.