SCUF Gaming has come out with their new Infinity 4PS controller. Answering our prayers for the upgrades to the 4PS that match up with the SCUF Infinity 1, this is truly the best controller for the PlayStation 4.
Looks ugly and unnecessary.
still seems kinda pointless to me, guess i am not elitz enough.
for sure, if you suck at FPS the controller will not change a thing.. in fact controller can be better than a mouse in the right hands.. its takes alot to master but when you do, you get faster than anything.. these "elite" things will not help, its just a way to make money and customize!
I know what you're talking about. I'm playing on controllers for over 20 years. My friend recently let me play COD multi on PC and I said 'Sure, I can play if you connect the controller for me'. He laughed and said that I won't stand a chance with K&M players. Guess what? Most of the rounds ended with me being in top three. It's all about skills IMO.
While i can agree it takes more then skill to be good at FPS. But hands down a K&M will outplay a controller 99% of the time. Using COD for your argument is completely stupid. First off it has auto aim for controller, yes even on PC. To make up the difference in the precision. Secondly, COD on the PC is not that popular. Most hardcore PC owners dont buy that regurgitated crap. If you took the best player on K&M VS best player on controller, and i bet the controller player wouldn't even get a kill.
@boing1 Utalkin2me is right. If you want to compare controller vs K&M, you are going to have to pick a legitimate example. If you can do well with a controller in counter-strike (or a similar shooter without COD's aim assist), then people might start to take you seriously.
Guess that's why pro teams use them /ssssssss
Comparing Keyboard and mouse vs Controller playing is kinda like comparing F1 to Nascar... Sure, Nascar cars can go fst too... but hey, it´s just a freaking oval with banked corners... Don´t get me wrong, controllers are incredibly competitive. And a top notch controller player will own most PC purists. Now pit a top tier Controller vs a top tier Keyboard and mouse player... it´s just a different ball game
It is pointless. These things aren't worth the money. You won't notice a difference.
Wonder how durable they are? (I'm on my 3Rd controller already) Functionality wise certainly looks better than standard but the design looks cheap and anything but elite. Edit: Holy crap its $125. Im all for the added functionality, but for that price I dont want something that looks like it was designed to be a 6 year old's cheap plastic toy. WHat the heck were they thinking when they were designing these!
If the rubbers fail within a year and you have the receipt take the controller back for replacement. Over a year, unless you have an extended warranty and the controller is included then all you can do is either replace the rubbers (it's not that difficult) or buy a new dual shock 4.
I probably will end up buying customsible thumbsticks if it is easy to replace the rubbers. Like metallic thumbsticks or something. I should have the receipt for my 20th Anniversary DS4 controller, which is still in good knick. the oldest one, the R2 button is faulty - its 3 years old and cant be replaced. The 2nd controller also is out of warranty but I think if its got some nice thumbsticks on it I will have 2 perfectly functional controllers
@Slappy508 Check out Modsticks. They are machined aluminum sticks with various designs of top grips for you to choose as well as adjustable height. They aren't cheap, but compared to the controllers in this article, they are a bargain. I love my Modsticks and now that I am used to using them, the normal controllers just feel weird and twitchy. Pic: http://i580.photobucket.com...
@Elwenil That looks cool, I gotta get one of those
The price comes down a lot if you send in your own controller.
3rd controller? You chucking those things against the wall or something? I'm still using the ds4 that came with my launch PS4 in 2013 and absolutely nothing is wrong with it. I have been using it daily for at least an average of 3 hours a night too. Although I do use a fpsfreek on the right stick, and had a shorter one on the left stick for maybe the first year. But no issues with the rubber on mine, and everything else still works fine.
I am on my 2nd. My R2 blew out on my original controller. Couldn't run in Assassin's Creed and my cars would drive at half throttle on any racing game. I am not sure how that happened because I have had Dualshock 3's for 4-5 years and they still work great.
At Skate ak my first controller also had a problem with the R2. 2nd one the thumbsticks are worn (mind you its still in working condition just needs new thumbsticks) The 20th anniversary controller is my third. I've had it for about 8 months and it still looks good as new. And to answer your question ITpython NO I do not throw my controllers around. How do you explain that I've had 1 ps3 controller for 8 years without issue? I look well after my hardware. Regarding my 1st controller perhaps that was bad luck. As for the 2nd one the worn thumbsticks are a common problem. That being said I'd rate the DS4 the most comfortable control pad ever ever used. I even use it for my Pc gaming
Wait til you have it in your hands. It's anything but cheap.
Ugly. Shame too as that horrible rubber coating has come off the joysticks of my controller.
Just get some aluminium sticks from amazon. The ps4 controller is easy to take apart and the new sticks feel smoother, the only downside is that it takes a few days to get used to them.
I'm actually thinking of taking my old Xone controller apart and using the sticks in my ps4 controller lol The sticks on the Xone controller are much more comfortable to me. I unapologetically love them.
Get some XBO thumbsticks and install them. Costs about $4 + shipping, much better solution and extends controller life a ton I find.
Shall do thanks
This is not an elite controller, it is a 3rd party "scuff" controller, for people who need an advantage
The X1 elite controller was a joint project of M$ and Scuf.
Actually the controller was out before Scuf partnership was announced , partnership was brokered due to Patents & designs . @utalk its an Xbox design and ruf was hired & partnered with so to save money .
@ScorpiusX Doesn't matter it's still a scuf design.
The X1 Elite controller also had the help of pro players. Many minds were involved to make sure it became the best controller available...and it is.
https://scufgaming.com/shop... Also available on Xbox one
3rd party lol
never found myself needing to reach awkwardly for the x or o button like they showed in the vid. rubberized texture seems nice, but overall seems pointless and gaf for me.
arg if i let my hand go limp i have to move my thumb 0.003mm to reach the x button. gotta love the audience commercials and infomercials cater to
If you could map any button to them, it would be different, though. I could image a much easier time throwing a grenade in The Division with being able to map the d-pad button to one, for example, while not having to take my finger off the left thumbstick at all. But, without that, and only mapping it to the 4 buttons... seems pretty pointless.
Definitely getting one of these just like I have a Xbox elite controller now I can get one for my ps4
All the color schemes are hideous. What were they thinking?
assumptions that thought was put in to it was the first mistake lol. Hiring color blind people was the second ;)
These kinds of controllers are just complete BS. if you have to buy a product to make you better at a game, something is wrong with that picture. instead of reaching for the easy way out, learn the control, practice and above all else. git gud. i've never had an issue with the face buttons. i've never felt the need to have two more buttons on my controller, or those hair pin triggers, really? these are controllers that'll break within 2 years of use, then you're back to sqaure one @kwietstorm there is no need to have 2 buttons that perform they exact same action, we have lived up to this point completely fine with just face buttons and shoulder buttons, we dont need to add more buttons that do what those previous buttons do. you never heard of a Super mario bros player complaining he doesnt have enough buttons mapped to the a button. if the consoles came with these "special" controllers from day one, and the devs were able to map out the controls to include them, thats different, but when they are just a short cut so you dont have to take your thumb off the right joy stick to jump, its kinda pathetic... at least in my eyes.
When is this whole mentality that buying a better controller with options that should already be in all controllers at this point, meant to make you "better" at games, going to end? You're not even looking at it the right way.
there is no need to have 2 buttons that perform they exact same action, we have lived up to this point completely fine with just face buttons and shoulder buttons, we dont need to add more buttons that do what those previous buttons do. you never heard of a Super mario bros player complaining he doesnt have enough buttons mapped to the a button. if the consoles came with these "special" controllers from day one, and the devs were able to map out the controls to include them, thats different, but when they are just a short cut so you dont have to take your thumb off the right joy stick to jump, its kinda pathetic... at least in my eyes. @chris. Should people while disabilities have to pay 2x as much tho? Its a blatant cash grab at 150 for the xbox one elite controller.
"We" being completely fine up to this point is a very broad, and just false statement. There is a reason these types of controllers exist, and it's not a cash grab, even if they may be out of some people's budgets. The design philosophy of console controllers has been stagnant for decades. Ever since the NES, we have D-Pad on the left, Start, Select, then Face Buttons on the right. The biggest change since then has been analog sticks, but still basically the same setup. The problem is while the games have gotten more and more complex, asking for more input with many more movesets and attacks, the controller is still the same. It's a nightmare as a developer trying to make those 3 config setups in the options, but there's no other choice because the controllers on consoles are so limited. Not everyone plays the same way, and not everyone cares about the details, but being able to not be forced to take your thumbs off the stick to press a button, or being able to tweak your triggers and analog dead zones is a big deal. It's not about instantly making you a top tier player, but it gives me the freedom that, yes, should be there by default. Controllers are long overdue for a meaningful evolution. You should actually try playing with one for some amount of time before calling it pathetic. It's a big difference.
I disagree with your first sentence entirely. People with hand issues/disabilities oftentimes get a great amount of use over elite controllers like this when they allow them to move things around that are better suited for them. For the other people, it's really about luxury and not being better. Though, admittedly you have people who think they are better because they have one, but that's no different than some people thinking they're better because they drive a Benz or a BMW.
Scuf has been making PS controllers for a while now. Far as im concerned, just overpriced crap.
This is available on the Xbox One also...the Scuff Infinity Xbox One controller. The PS4 version only has 2 paddles on the back while the Xbox One has 4. But the Microsoft brand Xbox Elite controller is still the best controller and most affordable.
"most affordable"... not.
The scuf pad can run you over $200. The Xbox Elite pad is 150 or 160. How is that not the most affordable? You're not actually comparing it to the regular one are you?
It looks like cheap Chinese imitation controller. It looks Ghetto.
lmao....still over $200 USD if you want similar functionality to an X1 Elite controller. I will pass and hope Sony comes out with their own as the X1 Elite controller is absolutley golden and would love to use somthing similar on my PS4.
So ugly wow
Looks terrible. What the hell was with the "everyday general wear n tear" massive chunk missing out the thumb stick. This is a premium controller. Despite how bad quality the standard controller is its not even close to being that bad. Awful review & product. Even if elite controllers were my thing I would be staying far, far away from this one!
I need to touch it and decide.
Anyone on here telling the n4g users that it won't change a thing obviously haven't ever used one for long enough.. it makes a massive difference when u master the paddles everyone.. grab one if u can afford and are I to competitive FPS
i can buy 2 new games instead of one controller lol
Or two standard DS4's.
I just put XBo thumbsticks into my PS4 controllers. Done and done.
That gold one looks mad sexy. Let ballers ball.
I guess its cool if your into that sort of options. Myself i'm happy with the 2nd gen DS4 out of the box, while i still think day 1 DS4 had some of the best feeling thumb sticks ever, the fact that the material worn down so fast made heart breaking.
Ugly as sin in those pics. Maybe I'm old fashioned but I'll stick with my black ds4, does everything I need.
I dig custom controllers. I especially like being able to change sticks without having to open the controller up, not to mention having convex thumbpads on a DS4. Prices can be painful though.
Those of you who are saying it looks ugly, you do know there are many color options right? You can get basic black if you want, just like the DS4. I personally like this color. https://scufgaming.com/shop...
Good stuff, like the modular aspects a lot. Prices from $125-$160 ( PS4 ) isn't too bad at all I think.
There's a new sheriff in town, and his name is SCUF.
Should be interesting to see how these sell, they look really cool but I'm sure adding on all the little extras is going to cost some bucks. But to those that want the best Playstation controller, or at least the most customizing one, this should be a no brainer.
uggg... the only way an Elite controller will come out for the PS4 is when Sony makes one... this is just modded standard controllers... an elite controller needs to be made better all around
90 days warranty. My son's scuf broke down 4 time in less than 2 years (twice on warranty). It cost me £250 including repair. Now it's broken again, not charging. I can't even find out how much would the approximate repair cost without sending the controller back to scuf. Functionality wise it seems to be a good controller if you have a money to burn.
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