Is this hidden PS5 design the coolest gaming Easter egg ever?

Sony DualSense controller
The DualSense controller features a design surprise – if you look closely (Image credit: Sony)

Anyone who's been lucky enough to get hold of a PlayStation 5 in the last few months will have had plenty of time to come to terms with the console's controversially gigantic design. But new users are also spotting a delightful design Easter egg on the PS5's controller – and now Sony has stepped in to explain how it came about.

The DualSense controller's texture is made up of thousands of PlayStation symbols (40,000 to be precise), with the tiny triangles, circles, crosses and squares piled on top of each other to create Sony's most grippable controller yet. (Here's where to buy a PS5 if you want to experience it for yourself.)

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Daniel John
Senior News Editor

Daniel John is Senior News Editor at Creative Bloq. He reports on the worlds of art, design, branding and lifestyle tech (which often translates to tech made by Apple). He joined in 2020 after working in copywriting and digital marketing with brands including ITV, NBC, Channel 4 and more.