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Sony Announces Two New Licensed Pro PS4 Controllers

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Sony has announced today that it is partnering up with Razer and Nacon to bring PS4 players some fancy new DualShock 4 controllers dubbed “Pro Controllers.”

The two pro controllers are vastly different from one another and have their own specific features. The Razer Raiju is more along the lines of a traditional DualShock 4 controller in terms of shape, though it comes with some extra triggers on the backside of the peripheral.

  • Two extra bumpers and two extra detachable triggers
  • Built-in control panel on the front of the controller
  • Trigger-stop switches and hair trigger mode for ultra-fast trigger responses
  • Two custom profiles which you can instantly switch between and modify
  • 3.5mm headset jack and dedicated headset volume and mic mute controls
  • Detachable analog stick rubber caps which provide extra grip during intense gaming sessions
  • Compatibility with all PS4 systems via the braided 3m-long USB cable – detachable for easy storage

The Nacon Revolution controller is a little more different, and in this writer’s opinion, ugly as sin. Instead of the analog sticks being aligned like they are on the DualShock 4 and the Razer Raiju, the Nacon Revolution takes a leaf from Microsoft’s Xbox One controller and skews them up a bit.

  • 46° amplitude dual analogue sticks, enhanced with innovative firmware for advanced eSports accuracy and reach
  • Four extra shortcut buttons
  • Eight-way directional pad
  • Four custom profiles – all configurable via the companion PC application, enabling players to: re-map buttons, assign macros to the four shortcut controls and adjust analog and trigger sensitivity
  • Two internal compartments with six additional weights – for a tailored balance and feel
  • Compatibility with all PS4 systems via the 3m-long secure connection USB cable – detachable for easy storage

Both controllers will be available before the end of this year, though there’s no pricing information at the time of writing.

Chris has been writing about gaming news for far too long, and now he’s doing it even more. A true PlayStation know-it-all, Chris has owned just about every Sony console that ever existed. Trophies are like crack to this fella.
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