Here are the first details on the VR controller for PlayStation 5
Today Sony revealed the first details on the new VR controller next generation for PlayStation 5. The new controller has a spherical shape and Sony has designed it to maximize the freedom of play. It will then feature adaptive triggers, haptic feedback, finger touch detection and more.
PlayStation 5 has its own VR controller
The new VR controller invokes the target of Sony to offer a feeling of involvement much deeper to immerse yourself in VR experiences. The controller will be built on foundations of innovation introduced with the controller DualSense wirelesswhich changed the perception of games on the next-generation console.
As you can see from the image above, the design is unique and takes a spherical shape to allow players anatural grip it’s a great freedom of movement while playing. Furthermore, Sony has designed the new VR controller for PlayStation 5 guaranteeing aexcellent ergonomicsso that it is well balanced and comfortable to hold.
The company also applied how much learned from user tests with a wide variety of hand sizes. The result is a iconic design, unique of its kind that will change the way VR titles are played.
The main features and functionality of the controller
- Adaptive triggers: Both VR controllers have an adaptive trigger that adds palpable voltage when pressed, as is the case with the DualSense controller. If you’ve played a PS5 title, you’ll know the tension you feel when pressing the L2 or R2 buttons. By applying this mechanic to VR, Sony has made the experience more intense and taken it to the next level.
- Haptic feedback: The new controller will feature haptic feedback optimized for its design, to offer more incisive gaming sensations. As you traverse a rocky desert or land blows in hand-to-hand combat, you will notice the difference. Furthermore, the audio and visual experience, fundamental for VR, will be amplified.
- Tactile sensing: The controller can detect your fingers without applying any pressure to the areas where you place your thumb, index or middle fingers. This way you can perform more natural hand movements while playing.
- Detection: The VR headset automatically detects the VR controller through a ring on the bottom of the controller.
- Action keys / analog sticks: the left controller is equipped with an analog stick, square and triangle buttons, a “grip” button (L1), a trigger (L2) and the Create button. The right controller is equipped with an analog stick, the buttons cross and circle, a “grip” button (R1), a trigger (R2) and the Options button. The “grab” button can be used, for example, to collect game items.
Over the next few weeks, Sony will be sharing more information about the PlayStation 5 VR controller with the public. So stay tuned.