Sony’s DualSense controller is an advanced piece of gaming hardware that comes with a high price tag, but right now, you can save big on these excellent peripherals at several retailers. While you’ll usually pay between $70-$75 for a DualSense controller–depending on the color variant that catches your eye–you can now grab a DualSense for just $50 at major retailers. That’s a 33% discount and one that rarely comes around for one of these devices. The DualSense deal is part of PlayStation’s Back to School sale, which also includes the PS5 console for only $450.
The DualSense contains some of the most sophisticated haptic feedback on the market. While the adaptive triggers add a new layer of immersion to games that support the feature, it’s the vibrations in this model that really stand apart from previous Sony controllers. Far more nuanced when compared to the DualShock line, these good vibes can deliver pinpoint jolts to your hands or deep rumbles when the situation calls for it.
Some of the other nice touches on the DualSense controller include the textured grip that’s made up of tiny PlayStation symbols, the built-in speaker that allows the controller to shout at you, and the overall attractive design that looks great in the various color schemes. It’s worth noting that you can also use the DualSense on PC, although you will need to tether it via USB-C to get the most out of it when playing games that fully support it, like recent PlayStation ports that include Marvel’s Spider-Man, Miles Morales, and Ratchet and Clank: Rift Apart.
If you’re looking to get a PS5 to go with the controller, now is a great time to grab one at a big discount as well. Sony has discounted the PS5 console with a disc drive down from $500 to $450, and you can also get the official Pulse Headset for just $70, a 30% savings.
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