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The PS5 Access Controller costs $90, out December 6



Sony has today announced that its PS5 Access Controller will be released on December 6, 2023 at a price of $89.99 / £79.99 / €89.99. Pre-orders will be taken from Friday, 21 July 2023 Official PlayStation Direct website and participating retailers. Watch the new trailer above to see what the PS5 Access Controller has to offer for disabled gamers.

one in The PlayStation Blog post, Sony explains how it has been planning for such a controller for the past five years, and is working with organizations like Able Gamers, Stack Up, and Special Effect to make it a reality. “We truly believe that gaming should be accessible to everyone, and Access Controller is our latest step in delivering on that promise.”

Sony has provided a full breakdown of what you’ll get if you buy the PS5 Access Controller:

feature Details
Access controller for PS5 Dimensions (w/h/d): Approx. 141 x 39 x 191 mm Weight: Approx. 322 grams (0.7 lbs.)
(4) Expansion port 3.5mm industry-standard AUX port for players to add additional buttons, special trigger switches and other compatible accessories
(19) Button caps Wide flat button cap (covers two button sockets) (2) Overhang button caps (benefits players with smaller hands because they are positioned closer to the center) (4) Curved button caps (if placed with the upper (can be pushed if pulled or pulled) (Bottom of controller) (8) Pillow button caps (4) Flat button caps
(3) Stick caps Ball Stick CapStandard Stick Capdome Stick Cap
(23) Button Cap Tags Interchangeable button cap tags for players to easily mark which inputs they map to each button
USB cable 1.5m USB Type-C to Type-C Cable (High-Speed ​​USB)
Quick Start Guide and Safety Guide Instructions for setting up controller, UI settings and button configurations on PS5

Here is a visual representation of all those components:

PS5 Access Controller 2

Starting at 10am local time on Friday, July 21, 2023, pre-orders will open across the US, the United Kingdom, France, Germany, Belgium, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Italy, Spain, Austria and Portugal. “Thank you to the wonderful organizations, accessibility experts and PlayStation Studio teams who have been with us on this journey,” said Isabel Tomatis, vice president of hardware and peripherals.

The PS5 Access Controller is priced similarly to other accessibility controllers on the market, such as the Xbox Adaptive Controller at £74.99 / $99.99.

Is this a controller you or someone you know would benefit from it? Let us know in the comments below.


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