Joysticks are playing a great part of gaming world. When you are so addicted to playing game all time then you will be in ultimate need of a best joystick for playing. Here is the list of the best gaming joysticks 2017 for your gamer adventure.
- 1 History of Joysticks
- 2 1. Logitech Extreme 3D Pro Joystick For Windows
- 3 2. Thrustmaster T-16000M Flight Stick
- 4 3. Thrustmaster T-Flight Hot as X Flight Stick
- 5 4. Saitek PS28 X52 Flight Control System
- 6 5. Mad Catz F.L.Y.5 Stick
- 7 6. Thrustmaster Hot as Warthog Joystick
- 8 7. Logitech Attack 3 Joystick
- 9 8. Thrustmaster T-16000M Flight Stick
- 10 9. Saitek Pro X-56 Rhino H.O.T.A.S. Video Game Flight Controller
- 11 10. Mad Catz V.1 Stick For PC
History of Joysticks
The electrical two axis joystick was found in the year 1926 by C.B.Mirick in Unites States Naval Laboratory. Later on the improvement of technology Germans developed two axis joysticks in 1944. This is the limited history of joystick. Now in this 2017 there are lots of joysticks competing to get in top 10 lists.
1. Logitech Extreme 3D Pro Joystick For Windows
This is only for hard-core gamers. It comes with more buttons to play with. This could beastly satisfy a hardcore player. The features of this joystick are
- 12 action buttons
- Rapid fire trigger
- Eight way hat switch
It uses USB technology which transfers data from button to action in gaming in light speed. It is comfortable for usage and cost is also affordable.
2. Thrustmaster T-16000M Flight Stick
This joystick can be used for both left and right hand players. The specifications of the joystick are given below
- 16 action buttons
- Exclusive precision technology
- Panoramic view
Along with these features it is a plug and play device with all the soft ware’s preinstalled in it. It has got 3D Hall Effect magnetic sensors on stick.
3. Thrustmaster T-Flight Hot as X Flight Stick
This joystick is compatible with your PlayStations and it comes with hand rest for optimal comfort. It has got
- 12 buttons
- 5 axles
- Mapping button
These are the important features of Thrustmaster joystick. Beyond that they have preset button which can roll over from current playing session to previous playing session. The base is little weight filled for stability while playing with axles. The throttle control is detachable and real size.
4. Saitek PS28 X52 Flight Control System
Unleash your gaming skill by playing with this joystick this has got variety of features for making your game into a real state. This joystick has powerful smart technology software for providing LCD multi-functional display. Features are given below
- 5 position handle
- Soft touch
- Precision centering mechanism
The x and y axis doesn’t coincide in this joystick and give a steady spring force during gaming. The cost is also affordable.
5. Mad Catz F.L.Y.5 Stick
This joystick takes the gamer to next level of playing. This joystick is so comfortable for real-time gamer. The best features of this product are titling head mechanism which promotes the actual feel of gaming. The specific features are mentioned below
- Twin throttle
- Adjustable handle height
- Adjustable handle angles
- Adjustable head buttons
These are the discrete features of Mad Catz’s joystick. The twin throttle is used for controlling two types of devices which are
- Elevator trim
It has got adjustable POV hat switch like other joysticks to view in panorama effect.
6. Thrustmaster Hot as Warthog Joystick
Hotas is the replica of both the throttle and stick which is used in real A-10 Warthog aircraft. This gives the best feeling for players to think that they are originally driving some aircraft. The specifications are given below
- 16 bit resolution display
- E.A.R.T (Hall Effect AccuRate Technology)
- 5 spring coil system
- 19 action buttons
These are the superb cool specifications of Hotas. The USB connection is upgradable firmware. Since it is replica of real aircraft they are pretty expensive. It has got stable and weighted base for balancing and controlling with grip.
7. Logitech Attack 3 Joystick
It is compatible with Intel P3. It must at least have a 128 mb RAM for fast processing. The attack 3 can make your game more smooth and comfortable. They have 11 buttons which gives all the essentiality to play faster. It weighs for about 2 pounds. It works great with windows 7. It is solid built and comfortable to use for long hours.
8. Thrustmaster T-16000M Flight Stick
This is same as Hotas X flight stick but has got little specifications in a different manner. The features in this also includes for both hand users. And they are fully covered with soft finish to play without sweating for long hours. It has got 16 buttons, which has 12 buttons on base and 4 on the joystick for comfortable playing.
A helical spring is located in the joystick of T-16000M to support smooth progress of playing. This is of affordable price and available in markets.
9. Saitek Pro X-56 Rhino H.O.T.A.S. Video Game Flight Controller
This is one of the most smashing gaming joysticks which are available in markets for better flexibility while playing. The offers a military grade experience while we are playing games. The features of this Video game controller are
- 4 spring systems
- Twin throttles
- Fit for Virtual Reality (VR)
- RGB backlighting
- 16 bit aileron
This is apt for playing with virtual or augmented reality. Twin throttle with
Throttle lock and friction adjuster while playing in Virtual reality. Since it gives a VR feeling the price may be costly but fits an apt cost for a worthy product.
10. Mad Catz V.1 Stick For PC
This is one of the best among the sticks. It has got POV switches to access all areas in display. Its shape is cushy for playing in gaming environment. It has removable parts which can be attached or detached according to our comfort zone. It provides affordable cost and good features for placing a perfect game. The POV switches helps use to keep an eye all-round the playing area to get perfect coverage. This is one of the best products to buy with a minimum cost. It is available in all online and markets.
These are the top 10 best gaming joysticks which are in top rate of 2017. This is what a technology can do in its development phase. By the next year it seems that joysticks will be created mostly based in VR or AR because people like playing with it in most times. Even now Facebook has released its video calling in VR gamers are moving fast forward in virtual reality.