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PREORDER: Sony is popping out with three new galaxy-inspired colours for the PlayStation 5’s DualSense wireless controller in January 2022. As of Dec. 20, you might reserve the Nova Pink and Starlight Blue ones via Amazon, Walmart, Greatest Purchase, Goal, and GameStop for $74.99 apiece.
For those who’ve been fortunate sufficient to observe down a PlayStation 5 amid the chip scarcity chaos (or stay hopeful that the provide chain gods will someday smile upon you, too), Sony’s obtained slightly year-end deal with for you: three new DualSense wireless controller colours.
The gaming big has announced that its galaxy-inspired household of PS5 equipment will achieve Nova Pink, Starlight Blue, and Galactic Purple choices in January 2022; they will be part of the Midnight Black and Cosmic Crimson DualSense controllers that got here out in June and can match some new PS5 console covers that Sony’s introducing someday in the first half of the yr.
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The black and crimson ones have been pretty difficult to discover over the previous few months, so savvy consumers ought to contemplate reserving one in all the new colours forward of their official drop. Conveniently, Amazon, Walmart, Greatest Purchase, Goal, and GameStop had been all taking preorders for the Nova Pink and Starlight Blue ones at the time of writing. (The purple model does not seem to be listed wherever but, however we’ll hold you posted if/when that adjustments.)
FWIW, these are merely aesthetic upgrades to the customary DualSense controller, which is arguably the greatest gamepad Sony’s ever made. (The tech gurus over at PCMag, which is owned by Mashable’s writer ZiffDavis, went as far as to name it “revolutionary.”) Whereas the button and stick format will really feel acquainted to anybody who’s booted up a PlayStation earlier than, its haptic suggestions, adaptive triggers, and handy “create” button for sharing highlights make for a real next-gen gaming expertise.
So far as transport dates go, it appears like GameStop can get one to you the quickest: It was itemizing a launch date of Jan. 14 the final time we checked, whereas Greatest Purchase, Amazon, and Walmart had the controllers slated for drops on Jan. 22, Jan. 28, and Feb. 3, respectively. (In the meantime at Goal, their launch dates are mysteriously nonetheless “coming quickly.”)
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