Some people swear by a keyboard and mouse. Some prefer a controller, but when it comes to things like flight simulators or games where surgical precision is needed, you just can’t beat a joystick. When coupled with a good gaming chair, a joystick brings you one step closer to fulfilling your aerial dogfight fantasies and enhances the experience beyond measure.
There are so many different kinds on the market, though. Don’t worry – we’ve found some of the very best joysticks around and compiled them into an easy to read list. This lets you spend less time worrying about the little things and more time mastering your manoeuvres, so get out there and start training, captain.
Comparison Of The Best Joysticks 2017
Below, you’ll find the name of each product we’ll be reviewing. This should give you a basic idea of the joysticks we recommend, but hold off for a while since we’ll be covering each in more depth very shortly.
|Thrustmaster USB Joystick||4|
|Logitech 963290-0403 Extreme||12|
|CH Products Flightstick Pro USB 4-Button Joystick||12|
|Saitek PS28 X52||11|
|Thrustmaster Hotas Warthog Joystick||55|
Now that’s out of the way, let’s talk a little about what we’ll be looking for. Each joystick we’ll be talking about will have its own strengths and weaknesses, and it’s our job to address these both equally. We’ll also be suggesting the type of person that they’d be best suited to. Without further ado, let’s begin with the Thrustmaster USB joystick.