Sony stays cagey about a number of issues with respect to its next-gen {hardware}. One thriller issues the DualSense controller’s performance on different units, specifically PlayStation 4. Interestingly, it seems that whereas DualSense received’t work on the PS4, the machine does pair with some merchandise past the PlayStation ecosystem. Thus far, the brand new controller’s most intriguing compatibility take a look at has taken place on an Android machine with Microsoft’s xCloud. And it really works.

Like a number of different influencers, YouTuber Austin Evans lately acquired a DualSense from Sony. Naturally, he examined the machine’s compatibility on a sequence of merchandise. Evans’ video demonstration exhibits that, aside from the baked in microphone, DualSense doesn’t perform with PS4. (Perhaps a patch will someday change that?) Afterwards, he tried to get the brand new controller happening Microsoft’s Surface Laptop Go. And it paired pretty nicely; the left stick labored effective, however the correct stick, Evans stated, was “a little bit weird.” Face buttons, D-Pad, and the highest buttons had good outcomes.

Next, the YouTuber paired the DualSense with a Google Pixel 5 cellphone, which proved a hit. Lastly, Evans examined the controller on Microsoft’s xCloud gaming service. It, too, labored. He even managed to play Forza, although solely DualSense’s base features got here to life, after all. As Sony’s said in the past, haptic suggestions and the adaptive triggers have been constructed solely with PS5 video games in thoughts.

See the complete video from Austin Evans under. At the 5:00 mark is when he begins testing the controller’s compatibility on different units.



Since media outlets and a number of influencers are lastly have entry to PS5, extra impressions are certain to go reside within the days and weeks forward resulting in the console’s launch.

PlayStation 5 arrives within the US, Japan, Australia, Canada, Mexico, New Zealand, and South Korea on November 12th. It hits shops in Europe, the Middle East, South America, Asia, and South Africa one week afterward November 19th.

[Source: Austin Evans on YouTube]