First Look: Sony PlayStation 5 DualSense Controller Unveiled

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Console gamers have been eagerly waiting for Sony to takes the wraps off its PlayStation 5. Instead of unveiling PS5, Sony decided to reveal its next-generation controllers for the upcoming console – DualSense. The new controller sports several improvements such as haptic feedback, adaptive triggers, built-in microphones and a Create button that replaces the Share button from the previous generation.

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PS 5 DualSense Controller Vs DualShock 4 Controller

The PS5 DualSense controller is an improvement over the DualShock 4 controller of the PlayStation 4. The new controller is Sony’s biggest design update since the launch of the original PlayStation 25-years ago. The DualSense controller comes with a two-tone body.

“We went through several concepts and hundreds of mockups over the last few years before we settled on this final design,” said Hideaki Nishino, senior vice president of platform planning and management, in the blog post.

The DualShock 4’s light bar has been repositioned to either side of the touchpad. The buttons on the controller together form the shape of the PS logo. The triggers are also more slanted.

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“We also incorporated adaptive triggers into the L2 and R2 buttons of DualSense so you can truly feel the tension of your actions, like when drawing a bow to shoot an arrow,” Nishino said.

The DualSense controllers get USB-C charging, and there’s a built-in mic so that players communicate with other gamers without need to plug in a headset.

Sony has ditched the Share button on the DualSense controller for a “Create” button. Its functionality is yet to be unveiled. The company says it will reveal more about the “Create” button soon.

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Sony has been revealing bits and pieces about its upcoming PS5 that’s scheduled to launch this fall. In March, Sony revealed the PlayStation 5 system architecture in a live streaming presentation held by Mark Cerny giving away what to expect of the console’s internals.

More details regarding the DualSense controller are likely to be announced by Sony at the time of the PlayStation 5 launch.

Deepak RajawatDeepak Rajawat

Experienced technology journalist with over 7-years of experience. Before embracing online journalism, he has worked with several legacy publications including print editions at Hindustan Times and The Statesman. He also has a keen interest in Sports, which he used to cover with equal enthusiasm in his early career.

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