Thrustmaster T-Flight Hotas 4 Joystick (mispriced/mislabeled)  Argos (Ebay) - Usual Price £50 to £60
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Thrustmaster T-Flight Hotas 4 Joystick (mispriced/mislabeled) Argos (Ebay) - Usual Price £50 to £60

£37.99eBay Deals
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Edited by:"dbno"Found 20th Oct
This is about the lowest priced HOTAS setup for PC and/or PS4. Around £60 elsewhere.

(HOTAS = Hands On Throttle and Stick).

There are 2 versions of this product:

1) Old one called Thrustmaster T-Flight Hotas X
Which is compatible with PC and PS3
Colour of unit is black with red trim.
This vsn is generally priced at £37.99 but is available at Amazon at the moment for £29.99. So this is cheapest option if you have a PS3 or a PC.

2) New vsn called Thrustmaster T-Flight Hotas 4
Which is compatible with PC and PS4
Colour of unit is black with blue trim and Playstation Logo.
This vsn is generally priced at £59.99 but is available at Argos (ebay store) at the moment for £37.99. So this is cheapest option if you have a PS4 (and maybe a PC).

See Google link to price of Hotas 4 at other shops.

Misprice Details:

So Argos (on their ebay store) are listing the new vsn (Hotas 4) but have called in the Hotas X Joystick 2.

So they seem to have come up with their own name - but in the picture it is clearly the Hotas 4 (blue trim).

My guess is that somewhere along the line they have ended up listing the newer vsn (which goes for £60 most other places) for the price of the older version (which is £37.99 in several shops).

In case the Argos ebay deal goes out of stock the next cheapest price for Hotas 4 vsn is £47.99 at amazon, also £47.99 on Argos main website (thanks - Shengis).

Possible bonus: I am not guaranteeing this - but there is a chance the Hotas 4 will still come with a War Thunder starter pack voucher.

Benefits of the War Thunder Starter Pack:

The Starter Pack offered with the purchase of the T. Flight Hotas 4** consists of:
- 500 Golden Eagles (the game's currency)
- A one-week Premium account, that makes research of new vehicles faster.
- A XP-38G Lightning plane.

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misprice would be £3.80, this is just discounted but not much

Looks like something the wife might sit on

Original Poster

Shengis11 m ago

Normal Argos price £47.99 : http://www.argos.co.uk/product/5725847


Yep - and their main site they list the old vsn for £37.99 : argos.co.uk/pro…418

So like I said - my guess is that on their ebay listing they have listed the new vsn for the price of the old vsn.
Edited by: "dbno" 20th Oct

The EAN: 3362934110093 is the same on both the ebay & the Argos website showing the to be Hotas 4 model.

Original Poster

SixtyFive10 m ago

The EAN: 3362934110093 is the same on both the ebay & the Argos website …The EAN: 3362934110093 is the same on both the ebay & the Argos website showing the to be Hotas 4 model.


Well spotted - i was just going off the picture. Also the PS4 (newer) vsn on the main Argos site is called the "Thrustmaster Joystick & Thunder Starter Pack Multi-Platform" with as you say the same EAN: 3362934110093.

Which means it is much more certain that you will indeed get the War Thunder Starter pack included with the joystick.

I have ordered 2 of them (one for me, one for my son) and will update thread on Monday when they arrive.

I just played War Thunder on my PC for first time last night (with 3 monitors) and am looking forward to trying out the joystick (I doubt it will be as good as the expensive HOTAS setups but its not £200 or £300 either.)

dbno9 m ago

Well spotted - i was just going off the picture. Also the PS4 (newer) vsn …Well spotted - i was just going off the picture. Also the PS4 (newer) vsn on the main Argos site is called the "Thrustmaster Joystick & Thunder Starter Pack Multi-Platform" with as you say the same EAN: 3362934110093.Which means it is much more certain that you will indeed get the War Thunder Starter pack included with the joystick.I have ordered 2 of them (one for me, one for my son) and will update thread on Monday when they arrive.I just played War Thunder on my PC for first time last night (with 3 monitors) and am looking forward to trying out the joystick (I doubt it will be as good as the expensive HOTAS setups but its not £200 or £300 either.)



I am the other buyer lol

Gone, gah.

Would this have been good for Elite?

out of stock for me

Can these joysticks only be used for certain games i.e flight Sims etc? Or are they compatible with all, such as FIFA,CoD etc?

Original Poster

They could be used for lots of games - but they are designed for games that require analogue controls - i.e. flight sims, tank battles, warships, space sims (e.g. Elite dangerous) . I am not sure about COD - i suspect a keyboard/mouse is preferred - and i suspect FIFA is best with a PS4 style joypad.

You had me at Thrustmaster...

It's a hotas 4......mine was delivered today.

Original Poster

Yup - also can confirm the 2 that I ordered are the new Hotas 4 (i.e. PC and PS4 compatible, and include a War Thunder code).

There's a few of these back in stock today.

Any other games people can recommend to play with this other than Elite? Thanks

I had my order cancelled because they cannot source item but they are still selling it!

Gitfinger30th Oct

I had my order cancelled because they cannot source item but they are …I had my order cancelled because they cannot source item but they are still selling it!


did you try to order it again? still selling it a week later

Hyunaa1 h, 48 m ago

did you try to order it again? still selling it a week later



Yes I reordered and it was delivered a couple of days ago. I sent a complaint asking why they had cancelled when they were still selling them but never received a reply, which is not surprising as they don't seem to know what they are doing.
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