Release date, price and new PlayStation hardware confirmed
It is important to have accessibility in all aspects of life, but especially so when playing video games.
The PlayStation 5 Access Controller, which follows in the footsteps of Microsoft’s Adaptive Controller has finally a release date and price, allowing even more gamers to play on the platform they prefer.
The highly customizable PlayStation 5 access controller has a circular pad and joystick that allow you to swap and move buttons whenever you want. There are 23 tags and 19 caps that can be removed to allow for a wide variety of button configurations.
The PlayStation 5 Access Controller allows you to save up to 30 profiles. This is ideal for different genres of games and playing styles. The Access Controller has four 3.5mm audio ports and can be paired with two other controllers or one dual-sense wireless gamepad.
Via the PlayStation Blog, Isabelle Tomatis said Isabelle Tomatis is VP of brand, hardware, and peripherals at Sony Interactive Entertainment.
Tomatis added: “Thanks to all the amazing organizations, accessibility specialists, and PlayStation Studios team members who have been with us on this journey. Our gratitude goes out to the many players who continue to share their enthusiasm for our games and products. The Access Controller represents our commitment to making gaming accessible for everyone. “Stay tuned as we near launch for updates.”
The PlayStation 5 Access Controller is scheduled to launch in December 2023. Pre-orders will begin on July 21, 2023. can register interest on PlayStation.com. This controller is available through PlayStation Direct and select retailers.
PlayStation 5 Access Controller is priced at an affordable price of $89.99 USD/PS79.99. This item will hopefully not be snatched up by greedy sellers and go straight to the people who need it.