Sony PlayStation 5 DualSense Edge controller - Price + Release date - Cover

Sony has finally revealed the price and release date for the DualSense Edge controller compatible with the PlayStation 5. Although the DualSense Edge controller was announced a while back, it took some time before Sony released more information about the upcoming pro controller that would rival the Elite controller on the Xbox.

If you’re looking for more details about Sony’s DualSense Edge controller, you’ve come to the right place! Keep on reading to find out how much this controller will cost you, when you can expect it, and how to pre-order!

Everything you need to know about the Sony PlayStation 5 DualSense Edge controller

Xbox’s Elite Controller series looks like they’re finally getting a worthy opponent with Sony’s DualSense Edge controller. Since it is going to be a premium controller, users can do a lot of customization they want to fit their playstyle on any game. From everything that Sony has told us, here are the features we are looking forward to the most once this controller is released:

Sony PlayStation 5 DualSense Edge controller - Price + Release date - Close up
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  • You will have the ability to customize buttons and even turn some off if they’re not useful in a certain game
  • Players can also create user profiles with different mappings
Sony PlayStation 5 DualSense Edge controller - Price + Release date - Sticks
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  • You can switch from these user profiles easily with the Fn button. With this button, you can also change your controller layout even while you’re in the middle of a game
  • The sticks and triggers can be changed according to your preference

What is the price of the controller?

The price tag on the DualSense Edge controller for the PlayStation 5 is quite high. Since the features aim to make gaming a more enjoyable experience for all types of players, it’s only natural that it will come at a hefty price.

Sony PlayStation 5 DualSense Edge controller - Price + Release date - Back Buttons
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According to Isabelle Tomatis, Vice President for Brand, Hardware and Peripherals over at SIE, the controller has a recommended retail price of $199.99 USD. If you’re looking to get this controller, better save up now! Tomatis has also shared that pre-orders for the controller will open on October 25.

To complete the entire premium controller experience, you can also replace the stick modules. If you’re looking to buy these replaceable stick modules, it will cost you around $20-25 USD.

Release Date

More information from the blog post also included the release date for the controller. Pre-orders open on October 25, but it will launch globally on January 26. 

Pre-Order
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  • The best way to pre-order this controller is by heading over to PlayStation Direct. However, this will be open for players in the following regions
    • US, UK, France, Germany, Netherlands, Belgium, and Luxembourg
  • Another way is to check with your local video game stores to see if they are accepting pre-orders for the DualSense Edge

What’s included with one order of the DualSense Edge Controller?

We’d like to think that the inclusions of one order of this controller justify its price. Here is everything you can get if you get the DualSense Edge controller for your PlayStation 5:

Carrying Case
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  • DualSense Edge wireless controller
  • USB braided cable
  • 2 Standard caps
  • 2 High dome caps
  • 2 Low dome caps
  • 2 Half dome back buttons
  • 2 Lever back buttons
  • Connector housing
  • Carrying case
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Those are all the new information we have about the DualSense Edge controller for the Sony PlayStation 5. Will you be getting one for yourself or are you passing on this premium controller? We would love to hear from you in the comments below! Until then, stay with us here at Spiel Times for more content.

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SOURCES: PlayStation.Blog, PlayStation Official YouTube Channel
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