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PlayStation 4: DualShock 4 Light Bar Can’t be Turned Off

Posted on July 8, 2013 AT 04:43am

Sony Worldwide Studios boss Shuhei Yoshida has confirmed that players won’t be able to turn off the PlayStation 4′s DualShock 4 Light Bar.

The bar is used by the PlayStation 4 camera to detect motion controls and can change color during a game, if the developer wishes it to. Many players have been wondering if this feature could be disabled in order to save the controller’s battery power, turns out it can’t.

The PlayStation 4 is set to release holiday 2013, priced at $399.

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