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PlayStation 5 will support PS4 controllers, however just for playing PS4 games

Sony’s PS4 controller won’t work with PS5 games

Sony is affirming today that its current PS4 controller won’t work with PS5 games. “We believe that PS5 games should take advantage of the new capabilities and features we’re bringing to the platform, including the features of DualSense wireless controller,” says Sony in an announcement affirming the organization’s arrangements.

Sony says that current DualShock 4 controllers and authoritatively authorized outsider PS4 controllers “will work with supported PS4 games.” Sony doesn’t list its bolstered games, however the organization affirms that formally authorized hustling wheels, arcade sticks, and flight sticks will work with PS5 games and upheld PS4 games. Sony’s current PS Move Motion Controllers and the PlayStation VR Aim Controller will likewise work with bolstered PS VR games on the PS5.

This move implies that PS5 proprietors should purchase extra controllers to play PS5 games, much like how PS3 controllers didn’t take a shot at the PS4. While Microsoft’s Xbox 360 controllers didn’t chip away at the Xbox One, the organization has focused on supporting Xbox One controllers on the up and coming Xbox Series X comfort.

Microsoft has rolled out just minor improvements to its Xbox Series X controller, permitting the organization more opportunity for existing equipment to work with future games. Sony, then again, has structured its PS5 DualSense controller around versatile triggers, an incorporated mouthpiece, and new haptic input innovation. Indeed, even the PS5 game that is packaged with the support, Astro’s Playroom, resembles an exhibit for DualSense’s new highlights.