Sony’s Playstation 5 is one of the most loved and desired consoles that all gamers need for their experiences to live up to their expectations. The sole fact that can prove it is still hard for one to get his hands on a Playstation 5.
In addition to that, it provides a platform for the best games on the market with its huge customer base that is still hard to get to for many of its competitors.
But to get to the zenith of the gaming experience, you need to equip yourself with a variety of accessories that are needed along with Playstation 5. We have done the heavy lifting for you and created a list of some important accessories.
- Sony Dual Sense Wireless Controller
Every new PS5 includes a DualSense controller, despite that it is an accessory which people are going to buy more than once. It was revealed before the console itself back in April 2020.
As a successor of the previous Dualshock 4 controller has an enhanced ergonomics design.
Some of its features include;
· Haptic Feedback: Physical responsive feedback to your in-game actions which is caused by dual actuators, replacing the traditional rumble motors, giving you a feeling of the environment and recoil of the weapons.
· Adaptive Triggers: You will experience different levels of force and tension while interacting with in-game gear and environments.
· Built-In Microphone and headphone jack: Chat with your friends online and switch off the audio input with a dedicated mute button.
All the above-mentioned features come together to create an immersive experience for the users, which please give them a feeling of heightened senses.
It is priced at $69.99, which is slightly expensive than its predecessor, but it sure is worth the experience which it provides.
Along with PS5, you can also use it on your PC, iOS, and Android devices. It can wirelessly connect with your PC (if it has Bluetooth), but you can also use it with a USB cable.
2. Dual Sense Charging Dock
Digging through drawers to find a micro-USB cable, which still works, to charge your controller is a daunting task, especially when it comes to cable management.
But this charging station is a convenient add-on for your setup.
Not only it comes with two-toned, sleek and futuristic aesthetics, same as the PS5. It can also charge 2 DualSense controllers at the same time.
It is priced at $29.99.
- Sony PULSE 3D Wireless Headset
In Mark Cerny’s ‘Road to PS5’ stream, he emphasized on 3d audio as one of the features of the upcoming console.
Sony’s PULSE 3D wireless headset, priced at $99.99, is surely the best way to experience this new tech and to enjoy the immersive gaming experience as it was meant to be.
Like the other mentioned accessories, it is designed to go with your PS5 set up in the most aesthetically pleasing way.
It is powered by the Tempest 3D Audio tech, which puts you in the centre of the incredibly captivating soundscapes where it feels as if the sound is coming from every direction.
In addition to this, it consists of dual noise-canceling microphones, USB Type-C charging, and an array of easy-access controls.
- PS5 HD Camera
With an immense rise in the video game streaming sector, this accessory could be a great add-on for your setup. It is the official PS5 HD camera that allows you to stream at 1080p.
It seamlessly captures your most epic gaming moments, with its two wide-angle lenses, at the push of the create button on your DualSense controller.
It works with the console’s background removal tools to put you in the spotlight while streaming your favourite games.
You can buy this from the official website at $59.99.
- PS5 Media Remote
PS5 can double as a device to stream movies and videos, or you can watch Blu-ray discs if you have a disc drive. It comes with different streaming apps, including Apple TV Plus, Hulu and Crunchy Roll, Disney+, Spotify, and many more, so if you are planning to use it for streaming movies, you can think of adding it to your setup. Its uncluttered button design allows you to navigate the menu in the
It is priced in the US at $29.99 and in the UK at £24.99, comparatively cheap than other accessories
- Seagate Game drive for PS4
Since the console’s SSD has limited space with no signs of SSD expansion support coming in foreseeable future, using this external HDD to store your PS4 games is not a bad idea.
It would save you a lot of space on the console’s SSD, since you won’t have to store your older PS4 games on it.
You can buy the 4TB variant of this drive from Amazon at $115.