Earlier immediately, Geoff Keighley gave us our first actual take a look at the PlayStation 5’s DualSense controller as a part of the Summer Game Fest. Though Sony has detailed the controller itself in the previous, we’ve by no means actually seen the controller in motion. Today, Keighley’s hands-on gave us a greater concept of what to anticipate out of the DualSense gamepad.
Keighley’s hands-on with the controller centered principally round a demo of Astro’s Playroom. Before he jumped into the demo, he talked about a few of the features of the DualSense, protecting the adaptive triggers, the controller’s speaker, and the gamepad’s functionality for haptic suggestions. Keighley additionally stated that DualSense is slightly bit heavier than the DualShock 4, however that the controller nonetheless feels good in the hand.
Throughout the Astro’s Playroom demo, Keighley confirmed off the capabilities of the DualSense, as the recreation makes use of the controller’s speaker, movement controls, adaptive triggers, and haptic suggestions. At one level throughout the demo, Keighley notes that Astro’s Playroom shall be pre-installed on each PlayStation 5, in order that recreation may very effectively function everybody’s introduction to the DualSense.
The second half of Keighley’s video is an interview with SIE senior vp of PlayStation worldwide advertising Eric Lempel. During the interview, the two talked a good quantity about the capabilities of the console and the controller, however when Keighley requested if Sony deliberate to announce the begin of pre-orders, Lempel sadly stored his lips sealed on that matter.
Keighley additionally requested if we’d see extra colours for the PlayStation 5 and the DualSense past the white shade scheme that was launched for each the console and the controller, however Lempel didn’t budge there both. Still, whereas there will not be extra colours at launch, historical past has instructed us that it in all probability received’t be lengthy afterward that Sony will begin launching controller and console variants. In any case, these of you who missed immediately’s hands-on with the DualSense controller can watch it in its entirety up above.