December 16, 2008 Playseats has signed a deal to become the official race seat of the FIA World Rally Championship (WRC) and will deliver the first branded version of the seat in Q1 2009. The new Playseat is compatible with all digital driving wheels including the Logitech G25 and ForceGT,and is compatible with the PS3, PS2, Xbox, Xbox360 and Nintendo Wii plus the PC. No mention of price at this stage, though we expect the seat and Logitech G25 and gearshift bundle to come in around EUR599 (US$865).
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Mike grew up thinking he would become a mathematician, accidentally started motorcycle racing, got a job writing road tests for a motorcycle magazine while at university, and became a writer. As a travelling photojournalist during his early career, his work was published in a dozen languages across 20+ countries. He went on to edit or manage over 50 print publications, with target audiences ranging from pensioners to plumbers, many different sports, many car and motorcycle magazines, with many more in the fields of communication - narrow subject magazines on topics such as advertising, marketing, visual communications, design, presentation and direct marketing. Then came the internet and Mike managed internet projects for Australia's largest multimedia company, Telstra.com.au (Australia's largest Telco), Seek.com.au (Australia's largest employment site), top100.com.au, hitwise.com, and a dozen other internet start-ups before founding Gizmag in 2002. Now he writes and thinks.
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