PlayStation has taken to the Gamescom Opening Night Live stage to officially announce the DualSense Edge, which is a wireless Pro controller for PS5. This comes after PlayStation was rumored to be developing a Pro controller.
The new DualSense Edge controller has customizable controls, swappable stick caps, back buttons, the ability to customize things like travel distance for triggers, and also the ability to save controls for each game.
The controller will also come with a braided USB-C cable and case, but no release date or price has been given as of now, with PlayStation saying more information would be revealed in the coming months. You can read more on the PlayStation Blog or head below for the full list of features.
DUALSENSE EDGE PS5 PRO CONTROLLER FEATURES:
- Ultra Customizable Controls: You can make the DualSense Edge wireless controller uniquely yours by remapping or disabling specific button inputs and fine-tuning your aim by adjusting stick sensitivity and dead zones (the distance your analog stick moves before it’s recognized in a game). . Additionally, each trigger is adjustable with options to tailor travel distance and dead zones to your preference. For example, you can manually reduce the trigger travel distance for faster inputs in competitive FPS games, or reduce the dead zone for precise throttle control in racing games.
- Ability to save multiple control profiles: Once you’ve found your ideal control settings, you can save them to unique profiles and switch between them on the fly. With the DualSense Edge wireless controller, you’ll always have your favorite game controllers ready to go, whether you’re facing Norse gods and monsters in God of War Ragnarök or rival players in online battle royale.
User interface on the controller: The dedicated Fn button lets you easily adjust your settings while you focus on the game action: quickly switch between your preset control profiles, adjust game volume and chat balance, and access the controller profile settings menu for set up and test new iterations of in-game control.
Interchangeable Lever Caps and Back Buttons: Three types of interchangeable stick caps (standard, high dome, and low dome) help keep you comfortable in the game while maintaining grip and stability. The two interchangeable rear button assemblies (half dome and toggle) can be configured to be any other button input, putting more essential controls at your fingertips.
- Replaceable bar modules– Play longer with the ability to completely replace each individual stick module on the controller (replacement stick modules will be sold separately).
- Built-in DualSense Wireless Controller Features: The DualSense Edge Wireless Controller retains the characteristic comfort and immersive experience of the DualSense Wireless Controller when playing compatible games, including haptic feedback, adaptive triggers, built-in microphone, motion controls and more.
A PlayStation Pro controller has been in demand for many, many years to compete with the Xbox Elite controller and the many third-party solutions on the market.