That’s right, Sony Interactive Entertainment announced a new attachement for the Dualshock 4. The attachment adds 2 more programmable buttons to the controller. With this, Sony aims to help players with their response times. Not only that, but Sony also claimed that the attachment allows you to “utilize more of your hand to shorten your response time and gives you more flexibility”.
DualShock 4 Back Button Attachment Details
So, what does the attachment have in store for players? Here’s an overview from Sony:
Responsive Back Buttons and High-fidelity OLED Screen: The two back buttons can map up to 16 different actions such as triangle, circle, R1 and R2 to name a few. Additionally, it can provide amazing tactile feedback. You can jump and slide without missing a beat. The attachment also features an integrated OLED display that provides real-time information around button assignments.
Highly Configurable: A dedicated button allows you to remap back button inputs on the fly; so you are always prepared no matter what game you’re playing. Furthermore, you can save and choose up to three different profiles for use in various games. There is also a headset pass-through for connecting any 3.5mm wired headset to the controller.
Developed by PlayStation: The product is tested and approved for all of your favorite PlayStation 4 and PlayStation VR titles. It is built with the ergonomics of the DS4 in mind.
That’s not all, Sony also provided a brand new trailer for the controller. You can watch the trailer which showcases the attachment below:
The Back Button Attachment launches in US and Canada on January 23, 2020, for $29.99 USD. Of course, we might cover this attachment on the TSR Podcast. Since Sony loves talking about the advantages this controller can offer, how could it hold up for competitive gaming? There’s only one way to find out!
What do you think about the new Dualshock 4 Back Button Attachment? Do you think this attachment can provide an advantage for competitive players? Are you going to purchase the accessory for your Dualshock 4? What are your expectations for this attachment? Let us know your thoughts in the comments section below.