Sony's DualSense Edge is the jarring redesign PS5 needs

A render of the DualSense Edge controller
(Image credit: Sony)

Sony revealed its new PlayStation 5 tech last night at Gamescom, the German gaming festival, and it backs up months of pro controller rumours. The DualSense Edge Wireless Controller is the latest hardware from Sony, and it's, well… ugly.

The new DuelSense Edge – a name that conjures up smart phones more than pro gaming – comes after months of leaked PS5 controller concepts and one rumoured redesign in particular for a PS5 pro controller that caught my eye. Clearly the DualSense Edge has been in the works for some time and its design has not been taken lightly at Sony.

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Ian Dean
Editor, Digital Arts & 3D

Ian Dean is Editor, Digital Arts & 3D at Creativebloq, and the former editor of many leading magazines. These titles included ImagineFX, 3D World and leading video game title Official PlayStation Magazine. In his early career he wrote for music and film magazines including Uncut and SFX. Ian launched Xbox magazine X360 and edited PlayStation World. For Creative Bloq, Ian combines his experiences to bring the latest news on AI, digital art and video game art and tech, and more to Creative Bloq, and in his spare time he doodles in Procreate, ArtRage, and Rebelle while finding time to play Xbox and PS5. He's also a keen Cricut user and laser cutter fan, and is currently crafting on Glowforge and xTools M1.