The Japanese company decided to team up with two manufacturers to make their controllers (both aimed at eSports) officially licensed products.
On the PlayStation Blog, Sony confirmed that Razer and Nacon would provide a new controller by the end of 2016.
Here’s some information about the controllers, taken from the PS Blog:
- 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
- 46° amplitude dual analog 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.”
The controllers will be available this holiday reason, but their prices are currently unknown. They will likely start above 100 dollars.