Sony has introduced its first new colours for PlayStation 5’s DualSense controller: a “cosmic red” mannequin that includes a two-tone red and black design, and an all-black “midnight black” model that brings to thoughts the traditional PS2, PS3, and PS4 controller designs.
Till now, Sony has solely supplied the DualSense controller in a black-and-white colour scheme to match the PS5 (which includes a related contrasting theme), so the new colour choices are definitely welcome ones.
The midnight black possibility is especially notable: the primarily white DualSense was an enormous departure for Sony’s designs, which have largely trended towards black and grey consoles and controllers by default for the total life span of the PlayStation model. The new black possibility (technically still a two-tone design, with two completely different shades of black) is nearer to these different controllers, although.
Proper now, Sony has solely introduced new colours for the controller, though the PlayStation 5 console does characteristic detachable face plates — so it’s attainable that the firm may introduce matching plates for the PS5 someday in the future. Enterprising corporations like Dbrand have already began to fill that hole, although, .
The 2 new colour schemes ought to be obtainable to buy someday subsequent month (Sony says that dates will probably be depending on particular person retailers). The Midnight Black colour scheme , the similar as the commonplace DualSense controller, whereas the Cosmic Red will (inexplicably) , a $5 improve over the different two colours.
In fact, all that assumes that you can discover a PS5 in the first place — one thing that Sony admits is likely to be troublesome to do at the earliest.
Replace Could thirteenth, 11:35am: Added pricing for the two new colours.