So the new PS5 controller doesn't quite have the Edge over the original

Sony PS5 DualSense Edge
(Image credit: Sony)

Sony’s new PS5 controller, the wireless DualSense Edge, boasts a host of new features for gamers. It offers a massive degree of customisation, with adjustable triggers and haptic feedback, and features replaceable analogue stick modules, which mean stick drift shouldn't be as costly an issue.

But one detail may dampen gamers' excitement. A frequent complaint about the existing PS5 DualSense controller has been its poor battery life. And it turns out the new 'pro' device fares even worse (see our guide to the best PS5 controllers for other options).

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Joseph Foley

Joe is a regular freelance journalist and editor at Creative Bloq. He writes news, features and buying guides and keeps track of the best equipment for creatives, from monitors to accessories and office supplies. A veteran news writer and photographer, he now works as a project manager at the London and Buenos Aires-based design, production and branding agency Hermana Creatives, where he manages a team of designers, photographers and video editors who specialise in producing visual content and collaterals for the hospitality sector. He also dances Argentine tango.