PS5 DualSense Edge controller: Release date, pricing & features
PlayStation 5 owners will soon have the chance to purchase a groundbreaking new controller called the DualSense Edge, and here’s everything we know about it.
On August 23, Sony unveiled their new DualSense Edge controller for the PlayStation 5. This sleek premium edition item is set to expand on the features that made gamers fall in love with the standard DualSense controller.
Designed to adhere to competitive gameplay, this controller will be the ideal choice for those who wish to maximize their performance regardless of their preferred genre.
Here are the details Sony shared concerning the upcoming PS5 DualSense Edge controller.
- DualSense Edge controller release date & price
- All PlayStation 5 DualSense Edge controller features
- What comes with the PS5 DualSense Edge controller?
DualSense Edge controller release date & price
Sony have officially revealed that the DualSense Edge controller for PS5 will release on January 26, 2023, with buyers being able to pre-order starting October 25, 2022.
The PS5 DualSense Edge controller will cost players $199 / £209.99. A standard DualSense controller for the PS5 is listed at $69.99 / £59.99, so it’s a pretty huge price increase, however, the Edge has a lot of great premium features.
All PlayStation 5 DualSense Edge controller features
This new premium DualSense Edge controller for the PS5 offers players plenty of customization and settings so that they can gain an advantage in-game, as well as feel as comfortable as possible no matter what game they are playing.
- Swappable Stick Caps
- Replaceable Stick Modules
- Changeable Back Buttons
- Customizable Button Mapping
- Adjustable Trigger Stops and Dead Zones
- Tunable Stick Sensitivity and Dead Zones
- Immersive Adaptive Triggers and Haptic Feedback
With the DualSense Edge, you’ll also be able to save and swap between different controller settings using the front triggers below the analog sticks. This will allow players to opt for their preferred controls based on the type of game they’re playing.
With this feature, players will also be able to control the volume for game audio and party chat, all from the controller, allowing you to stay locked in.
Whether you’re playing FPS games like Modern Warfare 2, or Sports games like FIFA 23, fine-tuning these settings should make for a smoother experience. FPS players will also be pleased to discover that this new controller comes with back buttons and changeable stick caps.
Long-time Call of Duty fans often go out of their way to purchase controllers with these desirable features, but Sony’s DualSense Edge will bring them to the table as well.
What comes with the PS5 DualSense Edge controller?
While many may be pushed away by the steep price, Sony aren’t just offering an extremely customizable controller, but also other items that come with it.
PS5 DualSense Edge controller includes:
- The DualSense Edge controller for PS5
- 2 Standard caps
- 2 High dome caps
- 2 Low dome caps
- 2 Half dome back buttons
- 2 Lever back buttons
- Connector housing
- Carrying case
For more, check out this PlayStation-themed mobile gaming controller designed by Backbone.
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