As several readers have spotted, official mentions of Playstation 4 compatibility has recently vanished from the product descriptions on the Fanatec website.
To clear up any confusion, the company now has released a statement, reaffirming that the actual PS4 compatibility in most popular racing titles on Sony’s console is not affected:
You might have already noticed that we have removed the icons to show the PlayStation compatibilityon our website. So what does that mean?
As part of the licensing process for a new, officially licensed racing wheel, Sony Computer Entertainment (SCE) has asked us to stop promoting our unlicensed wheels as beeing PlayStation compatible and we are happy to comply with that. As soon as we have a fully licensed PlayStation wheel on the market, we will officially announce the compatibility again.
If you already purchased a Fanatec product with previously promoted PS3 or PS4 compatibility, basically nothing will change for you. The compatibility for those wheels still depends solely on the game developers and if they decide to add/keep support for their wheels in their games or not.
If you purchase a new wheel from us from now on we will only guarantee the PC or Xbox One compatibility as advertised.
I hope you understand our position and rest assured that we do everything to make our products as compatible as possible.