Sony Launches Programmable Back Buttons for PS4 DualShock Controllers

The end of console cycle is near as Microsoft has already announced the Xbox Series X and Sony will bring out PS5 in a couple of months. Surprisingly, the PS4 DualShock controllers are getting a big upgrade towards the precipice of its life’s end but a welcome addition for the millions of gamers who love the controller.

Albeit being smaller than the Xbox controller, the PS4 controllers fit a wide range of hands and young kids can handle it much easier. While Sony has been making it bit bigger every year, they still take their player base into account when redesigning the controller every console generation.

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Program Your Buttons

The consoles are officially treading into PC Master Race segment as there are now multiple consoles in the same generation, controllers have programmable buttons to make gameplay easier and you will be seeing the same game title in different graphical settings based on the product you own.

The move is great because you can now attach these two buttons and program them to do the actions of a R1, Circle or Triangle based on how you like to handle your game. There are many complicated titles like PUBG and Civilization V that could make use of the additional buttons for quick actions.

Designed and developed by PlayStation, the additional buttons for the PS4 DualShock controllers also feature OLED display to let you know which button is assigned to what. In terms of design, it perfectly suits the controller and is also readily accessible when you need to.

A trailer has been released by Sony, giving players a quick overview of what to expect from the PS4 DualShock controllers of the future. It also hints that the PS5 controllers may have the triggers integrated in them by default and support more gameplay configurations whereas older model owners can make use of this mod to get the same set of features.

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