The DualShock 4's new accessory works well, and hopefully sets the stage for things to come.
I really wish they released this sooner. Seems cool. But it's really late in the PS4's life
But didn't everyone say the buttons on the back of the Elite controller weren't needed?
Most people don't even care about whatever irrelevant thing is this "Elite controller".
@Palitera to consider the Elite controller irrelevant is a massive oversight
No, everyone didn't say that. I might have, but then I won't be getting this upgrade either. I'm fine with the existing setup. But I won't knock people who prefer it.
I'm just worried about the battery life.. I wish it came with built in battery to help enhance controller's battery life
Everyone you say...
There are people with long backlogs only halfway thru PS3. PlayStation as a brand is simply a legacy platform now that stretches beyond just the consoles. This attachment will probably bleed into next gen anyway.
This is to extend the functionality of the DS4 to work with the PS5. And it is likely the DS5 will have something like this built in. At least you will already have a controller to use as a 2nd player (unless the PS5 comes with 2). It is making the controller forward compatible.
That's a way for them to test the market, and get some feedback before they finalize DS5 design
I don't see the point of this. Maybe it's useful for some people but for me, there is no point.
I like using pedals instead of LS and RS which I've always found awkward. But yeah....to each their own.
Or street fighter.. I always hated using special attack with L1 always found it awkward cause it's located same side as the dpad. The other cool thing, still in fighting games is I can have light medium high punches kicks at once!!!!!!!!
It's great for Souls/Bloodborne games since you can run and roll without removing your right thumb from the analog stick.
My guess is you can use ps4 controllers on ps5 and this will match up with ps5 controller.
I didn't think of that. That would make sense.
If go a step further and say if this attachment is successful which it looks like it will be, it's hard to believe it won't be integrated natively into the PS5 controller
Because you play games than must be on mobile devices too. How 2 more well placed customizable buttons can't be useful ?
Because the DS4 is just perfect as it is. However, some guys have brought up some good points that I didn't think of so how knows?
It'd be fine for me if they added extra buttons, but it just remaps existing ones, so I don't really care for it.
I was thinking the same.
I keep thinking how I'd map the options button to the right one and people don't seem to like that idea. I just never liked where the options button is on the controller. I could see the other one being great for L3. I'm going to get at least one
For those that were sure this would be a cheap feeling accessory just based on reading the press release, please feel free to repent below... 😉
If the PS5 pad only has 2 back buttons then I'm staying with third party again.
Got the fps strike pack bout a year ago (Thank God you dont need to fork out $200+ for back paddels). Was tough to use at first but u get well used to it after long use. I finally understood how powerful it is for shooters, I mean you can aim while you jump or interect with objects while aiming which are very useful lol. Ofc mouse&kb has been able to do this since forever. Back buttons is a great welcome feature and wish it couldve been on the standard non-pro controllers there a long time ago lol. Hopefully that patent for the ps5 controller with back buttons is the standard controller.
I certainly hope it is an indication of the DS5 but yeah its a tad late.
Completely useless. I never used the rear bumpers on my elite controller and I’d never use something like this on the DS4 controller. So now I have a useless touch pad forced upon me and a option for a useless rear button? No thanks.
Does this work on PC with Steam?
I’ve always found using the dpad for grenades and health in apex legends really awkward, this is the absolute perfect cure!
Interesting. I play a lot of Apex and was thinking about uses. That is a pretty good one.
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