OK, so you totally crushed the hard part.
You got your hands out of PS.
Five choose the heavens, but what else should you get for your fancy next Gen PlayStation?
Let's talk about 3 must have accessories.
the PlayStation Five is an absolute beast, inspects and size, and a poor CPU.
teraflops, Umrah graphical power, a case the size of a small building also looks like a small building.
We've already seen some of the tech on display after checking out some of the trailers and gameplay footage of the consoles, upcoming titles, and honestly, like if you're a PlayStation fan, looks really good, but the console isn't the only investment you should make police, in my humble opinion, with every new generation there is a veritable surface of accessories available to pick up.
I've owned every major console since I was eight DVD at three years old.
I got my first any ask for my birthday and there's.
Always a handful of necessities when you upgrade, So what to pick?
Well, I've narrowed it down to three things in particular, controller charging and a headset.
I'll leave time codes down in the description if you want to skip ahead First things first, I'm pretty sure it's gaming law that wireless controllers end up with low battery indicators at the absolute worst possible time while gaming.
So that's why I always pick up a second controller.
And really you should too with a second controller around you will never have to worry about your controller dying in the middle of a game.
On top of that, if you find yourself at home a lot more than you used to be, which you isn't at this point, or you live with friends or family, an extra controller is a no brainer.
For games that have couch Coop-, it's really the easiest accessory purchase you'll make hands down, it's a no brainer now since the dual sends controllers.
Don't run on batteries.
You'll want to charge those controllers up, but cables are so 2008.
I really actually like the first party charging dock from Sony.
Yes, pop your jewel sense controllers on them and never worry about straight cables.
Again, usually I'm all about a third party option because they tend to be super cheap and they look nice, but sort of really did a great job this time around.
Its minimalist, it gets the job done and it matches the PS five perfectly.
As a bonus, I was honestly expecting Sony.
Official charging dock to cost way more, but it's only 30$ which is similar to third party offerings.
So if you're going to get a wireless charger you want to spend the extra couple bucks and get the official one.
Well, Speaking of pricing the Dual Sense Controller is a few dollars more than the DualShock 4, and honestly, I can't speak to how good or bad these are because my Playstation's shipping God delayed.
Of course it did, but I have heard they have some interesting haptics, and the upgrades are apparently amazing and you have to sort of feel them to believe, and so I decided to call our very own Dan Ackerman, who have spent many many hours with the Dual sense controller to tell me all about it.
Yeah, the thing about this tool sense in the PlayStation Five is probably the biggest leap in any.
Visual part of that console.
It looks very different.
It feels very different.
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I think the design is half.
The other half is that resistive trigger in the better haptics where it really feels like it's kicking back against you in a way that other controllers have not before.
So how do you think this is going to play in two games in the future?
So for example, if I'm playing horizon Forbidden West like, how would that affect let's say the bow?
The way I've seen it already is in that game that's built in.
Comes preloaded on the PS five, but that's really meant as a controller demo so you have something like you have like a little claw machine and you get a little glass globe that you have to open up and you squeeze it.
You squeeze the trigger and like I thought nothing.
It's kind of moving, but nothing's happening.
Then you squeeze the trigger for it.
You feel you feel the globe rate in your hand.
Kind of an.
It's really extraordinary and you just got a microphone and you can like blow on it.
So like, do stuff and it's got the touch pan on top, which is something anyone's really made that much use of because.
You don't have it on the Xbox side, so if you have a cross platform game you can't really do much with that touch pad built in, but the resistant triggers are fantastic and having a mic built in this is really going to help with streaming sweet.
I forgot about the Mike being built and of course OK, so if there is one game at lunch for anybody out there who is getting their hands on a PS51 game at launch that they have to play in order to get the most out of the dual sense controller, which one is it?
I mean considering they were very very very few games available at launch.
I gotta go 100% with the one that you get with the console.
That Astros play room because it's built as a controller demo.
The whole thing is teaching you how to use the controller and how to use the triggers and how to blow on the microphone and how to use the touch pad.
It's really less of a game and more of a controller demo, but actually not a bad game.
Now if you ever seen any of the PS5 unboxing videos, you may have noticed there's something missing from previous PlayStation boxes.
Sony isn't including a wired.
Omono ear Bud with this console and that's honestly probably a good thing, since I never felt like the PS4 is ear Bud, was at all comfortable or useful.
It was sort of like Sony was saying, yeah yeah, yeah here is a little wired.
Headsets help you get by until you get something better, which really that's kind of what everybody did.
Plus a lot of you might already have headsets that you're thinking of using with the PlayStation Five, but there is some architecture inside the PlayStation Five that may want to make you upgrade.
And I'm talking about The Tempest 3D Audioengine, which Sony says is so good that you'll be able to hear little full individual raindrops hitting surfaces in games.
Unfortunately, Sony also says that 3D audio will only be available via compatible headsets at console launch with TV virtual surround Cummings items later date, you can hit the description below for links to a bunch of manufacturers and their compatible headsets, but if you are due for an upgrade and you want something primarily for the PlayStation 5. I think you're going to get the best bang for your Buck using the SteelSeries arctis 7 P there 150$ so they are solidly mid tier.
They're compatible with The Tempest 3D audioengine, and there's a separate USB C dongle so it can work with PC, some Android phones, and even the Nintendo Switch.
Really comfortable if you haven't worn SteelSeries headsets before.
They have this elastic sort of will ski goggles headband strap that you can adjust on the outside with Velcro, like this.
An honestly it makes longer play sessions.
So much more bearable and I don't get that weird sort of like headache up here that I get with some other headsets that have more rigid headbands.
It is really, really nice.
I can't stress that enough.
These are extremely cozy even on my gigantic head.
The microphone is it's fine, your voice will come through clear on these, but if you want something that sounds really broadcast quality, maybe you're in aspiring professional twitch streamer.
You may need to consider something else.
A little more robust.
But generally, if you're playing or streaming casually, these will absolutely get the job done.
SteelSeries says the seven P gets 24 hours of wireless use from a single charge, which really is more than enough for anyone.
Even if you're playing for hours on end, I wasn't able to run these down over the course of a regular gaming session, about five or six hours, so their claims hold up at least that long.
But if you are really, really worried about battery life and you wanted to splurge, pick you could always pick up the 330$ Arctis Pro wireless.
So these guys are also compatible with PS5 and they come with an extra battery and a charging slot in the transmitter so you can swap them out and keep playing if your headset gets low, which is a nice bonus feature an honestly, you know.
Maybe you're doing a 48 hour live stream for charity.
I don't know your life, so those are the must have accessories for PlayStation Five.
What is your number?
One insta by accessory.
When you get a new console let me know down in the comments and let me know if you find any pool or weird PS5 accessories that you think we should check out.
And before I forget, Jeff Bakalar has a really interesting first impressions video for the Dual sense controller.
If you want to hear more in depth about that and remember to subscribe for all the next Gen console coverage, you can shake a stick at from the team here at CNN.
So next time, because you.
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