Playstation 5 Controller Announced: Dualsense!

The Playstation 5 Controller Announced: The Dualsense.

The Playstation 5 controller brings with it a whole host of new features such as haptic feedback, Tempest 3D AudioTech, the Share button and an inbuilt microphone. It sounds like this new controller will be very captivating indeed.

It looks like the Dualshock controller concept is still there, but with added functionality while refining the design. With a particular focus on touch!

For example you;ll feel the grittiness of driving a car through mud! Bringing an incredible feeling of immersion! Furthermore there’s adaptive triggers in the L2 and R2 buttons making you truly feel the tension of the action. For example the drawing of a bow to shoot an arrow.

The designers at Sony wanted to have these adaptive triggers and not have a bulky feeling. They worked with engineers to place the triggers and actuators to make a controller which looks and feels great. While making the controller feel smaller than it looks. Furthermore the angles of the hand triggers has been adjusted and there’s some subtle updates to the grip. The weight has also been kept low with the new features added and Sony have stated that they’ve kept the battery life long.


The share button has been replaced by the ‘Create’ button. Sony sare stating that it’s a new way for players to create epic gameplay and share with the world. No more details has been announced yet, which will be revealed closer to launch.

The DualSense has also got a built in microphone array, allowing players to easily chat with friends.

Playstation 5 Controller Announced: Colours

Colours are different this time round and there is a two tone design. The position of the lightbar has changed, now sitting either side of the touch pad.


The DualSense has been designed with a wide range of gamers in mind. All with a variety of hand sizes, with the ultimate goal to give fantastic comfort. DualSense is designed to give gamers a feeling of being transported into the game, an extension of themselves when playing. So much so they will forget they’re holding it!

What Sony are saying:

“DualSense marks a radical departure from our previous controller offerings and captures just how strongly we feel about making a generational leap with PS5. The new controller, along with the many innovative features in PS5, will be transformative for games – continuing our mission at PlayStation to push the boundaries of play, now and in the future.

To the PlayStation community, I truly want to thank you for sharing this exciting journey with us as we head toward PS5’s launch in Holiday 2020. We look forward to sharing more information about PS5, including the console design, in the coming months.”

– Jim Ryan, President & CEO, Sony Interactive Entertainment  



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