According to Guerrilla Games, the DualShock 4 deadzone on analogue sticks is about 20 times smaller than that of the DualShock 3.
That's a HUGE improvement! Will it make me better a Killzone?! *crosses fingers*
DualShock 4 is definitely a massive improvement over DualShock 3. That many developers are using it as input method in PC games demonstrations is a further testament to this truth.
Yes. Unfortunately, it will make everyone else better at Killzone, too.
Doh! Oh well, I'll take that ;)
LOL! True that. Damn it ;-)
lol you need skills too bro but i get what you're saying the controller helps a lot though lol
So what does this mean.? Is it good or bad???
It's a very good thing. :) Basically, the stick starts in the centre, before you touch it. Once you touch it, say to aim a gun in a shooter, there is a little bit of stick motion that the system doesn't recognise. That's the 'deadzone' that you get with any stick on any controller. It's basically a little circle around the stick in it's resting position. When you're trying to do tiny movements, say to get that headshot, you may barely notice a deadzone on the PS3/360. You press it slightly more and *DAMN* suddenly moves and you've gone too far! The PS4 controller has a deadzone 20 times smaller than the PS3 controller, essentially meaning the stick is 20 times more precise in recognising initial movement, so responsiveness is massively increased. It's a bit like getting out of a car with considerable oversteer and getting into a car with pin-sharp handling - as soon as you touch the steering wheel, you're turning! Lord knows we're gonna need this with the cross-platform play between PC users (with their mouse and keyboard!) and PS4 users - we can now expect to compete! ;D
Did anyone know you can actually buy these now? I saw them on sale at Gamestop. They apparently work on PS3, but only with a cable.
What about tablets for use with emulators? Nexus 7 2013
maybe they'll bring out a patch for tab soon
Not on all games, though. I've read that FIFA14 doesn't work with DS4 on PS3.
Have only herd positive about the Ds4 so far, but i haven't come across an article that mentioned battery life, has it been improved? Btw, has anyone in Aus seen this instores yet?
Xbox one has also reduced there dead zone and latency by 20% percent from the old controller as well.
And wasn't the deadzone in the DS3 already pretty small?
Yes, and much smaller than 360(contrary to popular opinion) Gamestop.com already has DS4s listed for shipping. Yes!!
very true am sure they new controllers will have very precise sticks
I never experienced any dead zones with my DS3 controllers, but I'm glad Sony dropped that display screen, tech that hasn't been successful since Sega tried it on the Dreamcast with VMUs. I do wish Sony would have went with the X360 style thumb stick placements, I hate playing shooters on my DS3.
You are free to buy an Xbox. Most of us play PlayStation because we like the controller. I do not like Xboxs stick layout. That's why I don't Own one.
Good for you Mikey! I own both consoles and I can tell you most games I play, key word being I play the X360 is more comfortable to hold during long play sessions. As mentioned I prefer the analog layout style, but the DS 3 controller has better top triggers/shoulder buttons layout compared to the X360. All in all its personal taste, don't try to make this into fanboy crap, enjoy Xbone, enjoy Play Sh!tation, have fun with RROD, YLOD right back at cha, blah, blah, blah.
I was just saying that the Xbox controller isn't comfortable to me. I don't have very large hands so maybe that's why. The Xbox controller is just huge and the thumb sticks are way too tense to aim accurate at all. I've tried all 4 of my brother in laws controllers, so it's not just a shoddy one. Also my original post was far from fanboy. You are the one throwing around the words rrod, ylod and "sh!tstation". If you love the Xbox controller buy a damn Xbox is all I'm saying. Don't petition Sony to ruin the PlayStation controller for the rest of us.
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