The Differences Between the DualShock 3 and the DualShock 5


The PlayStation controller was the first gamepad released for the PlayStation. It was released alongside the PlayStation on 3 December 1994. There are many differences between the DualShock 3 and the DualShock 5. In this article, we’ll take a look at each controller and what makes it different. In the end, you’ll be able to decide which one suits you best. And if you have any questions, don’t hesitate to leave them in the comments below.

DualShock 3

Designed for ultimate game playing performance, the DualShock 3 for Playstation Joypad uses highly sensitive SIXAXIS motion sensing technology and pressure sensors on every action button. This allows the controller to detect the natural movement of your hands and feet for high-precision interactive play. The controller feels like a natural extension of your body, making it the most responsive controller for PlayStation games yet. This controller is the ultimate in gaming comfort and ease.

DualShock 4

The DualShock 4 Wireless Controller defines the next generation of play by combining revolutionary new features with intuitive precision controls. Its upgraded analog sticks and clickable touch pad make for an enhanced game experience. A built-in light bar and speaker add to its already impressive list of features. A streamlined design and a compact, lightweight package make DualShock 4 an exceptional wireless controller. Read on to learn more about the joypad’s features.

DualShock 5

If you are considering purchasing a PlayStation 5 controller, there are a few things you should know. The DUALSHOCK 4 is incompatible with PlayStation 5 games, and the DualSense controller is designed for more comfortable gaming. The controller also features adaptive triggers, haptic feedback, and built-in microphone. You can also wirelessly connect to iOS and Android devices, as well as PCs via USB and Bluetooth.

DualShock 6

DualShock 3 is a wireless controller that is compatible with PlayStation 2. Its USB connector and protocol are the same as the PlayStation 2. Backward compatibility means that you can use it even if your battery is dead. The DualShock 3 requires Linux 4.10 or higher to work. Using a third-party USB charger will also work, but you must make sure that your computer is acting as a USB host first.

DualShock 7

The DualShock 7 for Playstation Joypad uses two analog sticks instead of one. It also has a trigger for aiming the camera. The controller is designed for comfort and has an ergonomic grip. It weighs 192 grams compared to 134 grams for the Sixaxis. DualShock 7 for Playstation Joypad features a battery-powered vibration function, and it uses PlayStation power. It features a green indicator light.

DualShock 8

The PlayStation 2 is backwards compatible with the DualShock 8 for Playstation Joypad. The controller is similar to the SNES’s Dual Analog Controller, but it has an additional pair of shoulder buttons and grip handles. It is also compatible with the PlayStation Analog Joystick thanks to its additional mode. It also features a rumble function, textured rubber grips, and an outward-facing stick.

DualShock 9

The DualShock 9 for Playstation Joypad has two analog sticks. The name comes from the fact that there are two vibration motors inside the handles. It is possible to control these motors at different intensities to make the experience more realistic. In comparison, the Rumble Pak of the Nintendo 64 uses one vibration motor instead of two. Besides, the DualShock 9 for Playstation Joypad retains the touchpad.