Sony has acquired a patent for a brand new PlayStation controller with World Mental Property Organisation (WIPO). The newest controller design provides two new buttons. It seems to be remarkably just like the present DualShock Four however with a few additional buttons on the rear and one main omission: the PS button on the entrance, information portal Pocket-Lint.com reported on Monday. The brand new PlayStation controller will be seen with the identical format for its face buttons, analogue sticks, and directional pad.
Alternatively, the bottom is strictly the identical however contains two new configurable buttons, which suggests one can programme them to carry out any operate. The buttons are just like the brand new DualShock Four attachment that Sony is releasing on January 23rd that provides programmable buttons to the again, based on Engadget.
“The 2 again buttons will be activated with triggers in many of the proposed designs. Whereas they appear to be situated instantly behind the analog sticks on many of the proposed layouts within the patent, there’s point out that they may transfer to different locations,” reported Polygon.
Notably, the PlayStation 5 is about for launch in 2020 and it’s anticipated to return with a USB Kind-C port. The newest design additionally reveals a USB Micro-B charger, suggesting that this new controller may work with the PS 4.
There’s a probability that this design proven within the patent won’t be ultimate or complete. Additionally it is not sure when it’ll really arrive, for the reason that designs have been revealed as a part of a patent software granted on December 26, one can anticipate them to launch quickly.