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Sony PlayStation 5 Console Official Digital Edition
Finally, after months of speculation and several dev kit leaks, we get to see the official PlayStation 5 console. To be more specific, there will be two versions of the PS5 released at launch: a standard model with a Blu-Ray disc reader, and then the Digital Edition, which will not come with any disc reader. Both versions appear to come with one DualSense controller, which has adaptive triggers that can change the resistance to the player as necessary. Read more for two videos, including one of the entire 2-hour livestream event.

Sony PS5 DualSense Controller
Photo credit: Lets Go Digital
Industrial designer Giuseppe Spinelli is a big fan of Sony’s upcoming PS5 console, but unfortunately, the company has only released two official images of the DualSense controller. So, he took what was there and transformed it into a full 3D model to give everyone a first look at new angles, different colors, and how it might look from the back. Read more for a video, additional pictures and information.

Sony DualSense PS5
Sony may not have shown the final PlayStation 5 game console, but today, they revealed the DualSense controller. It features haptic feedback, new “adaptive triggers” that respond to different gameplay effects, a built-in integrated microphone array, a USB-C port, and a stylish two-tone color scheme with a more rounded shape for ergonomics. Read more for additional pictures and information.

PS5 DualShock Controller
Photo credit: Lets Go Digital
Sony filed a patent on June 20, 2019 for an ‘input device’ and it was just published on December 26, 2019 in the WIPO (World Intellectual Property Organization) database. The patent sketches reveal a missing PlayStation button, along with two buttons on the left and two on the right rear. Both sides have a large movable button that you can be slid up and down, along with a smaller button that can be pressed. Read more for the patent sketches and additional information.

Sony DualShock 5 Controller PS5
Photo credit: Lets Go Digital
Designer Giuseppe Spinelli gives us a possible first look at the production DualShock 5 controller as he created the render you see above based on patent sketches filed by Sony in Japan. As you can see, this version does not have a light bar, but does sport a USB port along with larger triggers and smaller analog sticks. Read more for a video and additional information.

Sony PS5 New Design Wedge Shape
Photo credit: Crimson Nocturne via Lets Go Digital
Some gamers don’t find the PS5 devkit design aesthetically pleasing, but ResetEra user Crimson Nocturne may have a solution, as they’ve given the production console a more wedge-shaped look. Out back, there’s a large ventilation grille, an Ethernet connector (RJ45 8-pin), two PlayStation extension ports, an optical audio out connector, an HDMI out, and an AC input for the power cable. Read more for additional pictures and information.

Godfall Sony PS5
Godfall is the first PS5 game announced, and its developers, Counterplay Games, aims to reforge the fantasy ARPG-style loot progression and third-person melee combat into a whole new genre: The Looter-Slasher. Simply put, it’s one-part gear driven and the other player-skill driven. This game retains the desire for offense-oriented, mastery-driven combat, rewarding you with loot that then inspires your next set of character builds. Read more for the reveal trailer and additional information.

Sony PS5 Pro
Photo credit: Batuhan Ozer via Lets Go Digital
Microsoft is rumored to be releasing two next-generation Xbox Scarlett models in stores next winter, including a more affordable disc-less model, but Sony may have something up their sleeves as well in the form of a PS5 Pro. This console was first mentioned back in September when Japanese journalist Zenji Nishikawa stated that a Pro model would be revealed at the same time as the PS5. Read more for a video and additional information.

PlayStation 5 DualShock Controller
Photo credit: Lets Go Digital
Unlike its predecessor, the PS5’s new controller will allegedly have adaptive triggers that can change resistance as necessary, like when pulling an arrow back in a game. Plus, it’s rumored to have strong haptic feedback through voice coil actuators, which together with an improved built-in speaker, is intended to give better in-game feedback. Read more for a video, additional pictures and information.

Sony Multi-Functional Game Controller PS5
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With the PlayStation 5 release around 1-year away, it’s no surprise that more leaks are happening, and this multi-functional game controller could be one of them. Sony Interactive Entertainment filed a patent for an ‘Information output system and method’ with the USPTO (United States Patent and Trademark Office) on July 24, 2019 and it was just published on November 28, 2019. Read more for the patent sketches and additional information.