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The PlayStation 4 is getting a new series of DualShock 4 controllers, and they’re a blast from the past.

These latest designs from Sony come in three colors: Crystal (a clear white/grey), Blue Crystal, and Red Crystal. While they sport the latest in Sony’s controller technology, including the upgraded touchpad, more visible light bar, and USB connectivity features from the 2015 DualShock 4, their design is a callback to the ’90s. Like the Apple computers, N64 controllers, and even PS1 controllers of that decade, the new Crystal line sports a semitransparent plastic front that lets players see their controller’s innards.

Each color controller will be exclusive to a certain retailer. GameStop and EB Games will carry the Crystal line, Walmart the Blue Crystal line, and Best Buy the Red Crystal controllers. No matter where you buy, though, the price will be the same: $64.99.

That’s it for the lines that are coming to the United States, but if you want to expand into even more colors and don’t mind paying a lot more for shipping, Japan is getting two more controllers in non-transparent midnight blue and grey.

Pre-orders for the controllers are currently available, and they should go on sale later in September.

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Source: PlayStation Blog


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Emma’s early gaming was mostly done in secret, as the only gamer in a family of normal people. She still retains skills from this dark period in her life, such as the ability to teleport instantly across the house away from the computer, and holds a gold medal in the Olympic sport of “Hide the Gameboy.” Sorry, Mom, now you know. Find her on Twitter @Emma4EGM

These new PlayStation 4 controllers will hit you right in the nostalgia

These Crystal DualShock 4 controllers are amazing, but you're not going to be able to pick them up just anywhere.

By Emma Schaefer | 09/1/2017 11:00 AM PT | Updated 09/1/2017 11:04 AM PT

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The PlayStation 4 is getting a new series of DualShock 4 controllers, and they’re a blast from the past.

These latest designs from Sony come in three colors: Crystal (a clear white/grey), Blue Crystal, and Red Crystal. While they sport the latest in Sony’s controller technology, including the upgraded touchpad, more visible light bar, and USB connectivity features from the 2015 DualShock 4, their design is a callback to the ’90s. Like the Apple computers, N64 controllers, and even PS1 controllers of that decade, the new Crystal line sports a semitransparent plastic front that lets players see their controller’s innards.

Each color controller will be exclusive to a certain retailer. GameStop and EB Games will carry the Crystal line, Walmart the Blue Crystal line, and Best Buy the Red Crystal controllers. No matter where you buy, though, the price will be the same: $64.99.

That’s it for the lines that are coming to the United States, but if you want to expand into even more colors and don’t mind paying a lot more for shipping, Japan is getting two more controllers in non-transparent midnight blue and grey.

Pre-orders for the controllers are currently available, and they should go on sale later in September.

Read More

Source: PlayStation Blog



About Emma Schaefer

view all posts

Emma’s early gaming was mostly done in secret, as the only gamer in a family of normal people. She still retains skills from this dark period in her life, such as the ability to teleport instantly across the house away from the computer, and holds a gold medal in the Olympic sport of “Hide the Gameboy.” Sorry, Mom, now you know. Find her on Twitter @Emma4EGM