Will there be a PS5 Pro Controller?

The PlayStation 5 DualSense controller represents a giant change for Sony. The PlayStation group relied on the outdated DualShock design for many years — whole generations — earlier than introducing a significant overhaul with the PS5. Nonetheless, the DualSense doesn’t do every thing the trendy gamer needs. Particularly, it’s lacking rear buttons, customized macros, and different options usually given to “skilled” gaming controllers. Does Sony have plans to place these options right into a PS5 Professional Controller?

Will Sony make a PS5 Professional Controller?

Will Sony make a PS5 Pro Controller?

Sony hasn’t talked about any plans to make a PS5 Professional Controller. The corporate has by no means made one earlier than, so there’s no cause to suppose it can now. Nonetheless, it’s attainable that Sony might launch a PS5 DualSense controller or accent with “professional” options someday sooner or later.

First issues first: Sony doesn’t normally launch controller revisions with out new {hardware}. The unique DualShock and its PS2 and PS3 brethren solely obtained minor tweaks by the generations. And even then, adjustments have been solely made when new consoles have been being launched. The DualSense 4 marked the primary revision with any important adjustments, however other than getting a again button accent, it hasn’t actually been upgraded for the reason that PS4 got here out.

In different phrases, Sony doesn’t do Professional Controllers — or no less than not but. In spite of everything, the DualShock 4 Back Button attachment proved that Sony is lastly prepared to consider extra pro-gamer options. Provided that again buttons are the largest “professional” function lacking from the DualSense, it’s attainable a brand new PS5 controller again button attachment could floor finally.

Nonetheless, don’t maintain your breath for a first-party PS5 Professional Controller. Microsoft is the one main console producer to launch its personal Professional Controller, all deceptive naming conventions with the Switch Pro controller apart. Sony beforehand went as far as to depart PS4 Professional Controller choices within the fingers of Razer and Nacon. These gamepads nonetheless work with the PS5, however they don’t have full compatibility with all PS5 video games.

Will there be a PS5 Pro Controller?


Linh is a Interreviewed U.S. News Reporter based in London. His focus is on U.S. politics and the environment. He has covered climate change extensively, as well as healthcare and crime. Linh joined Interreviewed in 2023 from the Daily Express and previously worked for Chemist and Druggist and the Jewish Chronicle. He is a graduate of Cambridge University. Languages: English. You can get in touch with me by emailing: linh@interreviewed.com.

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