Amazeballs! The PlayStation 5’s controller is named the DualShock 5

Eearth shattering, knee trembling news reaches which has revealed that the new controller that will ship with the PlayStation 4, and the controller that follows on from the Dualshock 4, is to be named……the Dualshock 5!

This gobsmacking news has been revealed by the PlayStation France website which has been updated to show which controllers work on the current models of the PlayStation 4 and. along with DS4. the site also lists DS5.


We are assuming that the DS in DS5 does stand for Dualshock, but I would be amiss if I did not point out the small possibility that “DS5” could refer to something else. Like Dumpling Spoon 5,or Dastardly Sphinx 5, or Deviated Sojourn 5.

Or Dinky Squirrel 5.

The listing also shows that the DS5 will be backwards compatible with the PlayStation 4 models, although I’m pretty sure we knew that already.

Before CES Sony was teasing the future when it came to its business. A lot of places speculated that would mean details on the PS5, which is due out later this year, and to be fair we did get a detail. Sure it wasn’t what the console itself would look like or more of its specs or its price. We did get the logo though which keeps the same style of the current logo to maintain brand recognition. Many were underwhelmed but it didn’t stop the image becoming the most like gaming image from a game’s company on Instagram.

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Welcome to 2020. #PS5

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Over 5 million people liked the image which was captioned with the words “Welcome to 2020.” There are also over 138,000 comments on the post.

We know the PS5 will have backwards compatibility and developers have praised the console for its sound and graphics. During The Game Awards we got confirmation of the first PS5 console exclusive title and that was Godfall by Epic Games. If you don’t like the look of that Kalypso recently announced a next-gen entry to the Commandos franchise.

The PS5 may face some competition when it comes to power as there are claims that the Xbox Series X will be more powerful than Sony’s machine. None of this is verified yet as Sony is yet to properly unveil its next console with some speculation this will be done around March at a PlayStation Meeting.

Source: PS France via PSL

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1 Comment

  1. More than 5 million likes on Instagram for the PS5 logo since CES but only 1.8 million likes for the Xbox X reveal at the Game Awards about a month earlier.
    I don’t think Sony has much to worry about even if the X has a bit more under the hood.

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