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Sony announces a "customizable" model of the PS5 DualSense controller

Sony announces a “customizable” model of the PS5 DualSense controller

Two DualSense Edge controllers float next to each other in the core art.

picture: Sony

Sony announced a new model of the popular PlayStation 5 DualSense console at Gamescom today. Gamescom host Geoff Keighley called the DualSense Edge a “high-performance, highly customizable” gamepad.

Of all the things that marked the PS5 launch, few impressed more than DualSense. Not only does it have a heft not found in its predecessor, the PlayStation 4’s DualShock 4, it also has nice touches in everything – including the pressure-sensitive triggers.

In games like roguelike Housemarque action backAnd the You could literally feel the rumble of the console With the rhythm of drizzle during the rainy parts. for Marvel’s Spider-Man: Miles MoralesWhen you go swinging on the streets of New York City, you can feel the tension of your triggers as you reach the top. Some people recommended Getting Cyberpunk 2077 movie on PS5 More than Xbox Series X/S only on the power of its incorporation of DualSense touch capabilities.

But DualSense wasn’t perfect. Shortly after the launch of the PS5, Players have reported drifting problems—Basically, the thumb sticks work on it without any player getting involved — and he said the fixes were a pain. Today’s short trailer for the DualSense Edge showed a cross-section of the controller thumb sticks.

Keighley said the new DualSense Edge will have “custom control profiles, tailored to your playing style”. In a blog postSony explained that: You can reset button inputs and dead zones, and save multiple profiles for different users. You’ll also be able to completely replace the stick units, which should address any stuck controller drift issues, and can swap out stick covers and backstraps.

Also, it features a snazzy jet black touch pad. (About a year after the release of the PS5, Sony has unveiled the official jet-black console coversalong with a handful of other colors.) In some ways, the DualSense Edge looks like Sony’s answer Highly customizable Xbox Elite controller. As one of the best gamepads on the market, Elite Series 2 retails for $179.

Sony did not announce Release date or price for the DualSense Edge.

Update, 2:50 p.m. ET: This post has been updated to reflect additional details that were made available following the reveal.

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