If there’s one thing concerning Sony’s PlayStation 4 that is undoubtedly much better than its predecessor, it’s the DualShock 4 controller.

PS4 controller

The third-generation DualShock can be found in fairly a great deal of objection, and rightly so, and the folks in Japan clearly focused on that objection because, fortunately, the DualShock 4 is a considerably better recommendation, which means you could intend to utilize it with your PlayStation 3, as well.

Yet there’s been a trouble with that said since the PS4′′ s launch, and that’s the fact that the DualShock 4 would just deal with a PS3 if it was linked via USB cable television. While that implies there’s no possibility of things ever before needing costing, it did suggest that gamers were connected to the console like it was PlayStation One time across once more. Which is, you understand, bad.

Now however, those desiring to use the PS4′′ s controller with a PS3 requirement not dig that USB cord out each time they would like to play because, lastly, the DuslShock 4 will certainly work with the older device wirelessly, much like the DualShock 3.

Well, almost like a DualShock 3.

While pairing both is merely a case of going into the PS3′′ s Bluetooth setups pane, the DualShock 4 will simply be seen as a common controller, meanings no rumble, and no movement controls. Downer.

There’s one more disadvantage too. The PS button will just activate whichever device the controller was last partnered to, which will be a pain if you’re visiting really want to keeping changing between a PS4 and PS3.


Still, if those three things bother you, or you similar to the DualShock 4 a lot that you can’t stand using the DualShock 3 any longer, then this news is definitely going to be songs to your ears. It’s simply an embarassment that Sony hasn’t navigated to making the thing job properly yet.

Maybe in an additional 6 months. Possibly never ever.

To acquire the DualShock 4 goodness on your PS3 right now, you have to have the most recent PS3 firmware set up on your gadget. Meanings that if you’re running a more mature version of the firmware, then you’re strictly out of good fortune.

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