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Sony Patent Hints At PS5 DualSense Controller Wireless Charging Capabilities

A new patent filed by Sony Interactive Entertainment has hinted that the PS5 DualSense controller may feature wireless charging capabilities.

PS5 DualSense Controller Wireless Charging Hinted At

The patent describes a wireless charger adapter that includes iconic PlayStation X and O back buttons, suggesting you’ll be able to charge your DualSense on the go. Here’s the description:

A wireless charging adapter that can snap onto a computer game controller can be inductively coupled to a charging base to wirelessly recharge a battery in the controller.

The adapter also can include keys that mirror keys on the controller so that a gamer can remove the adapter with controller from the charging base, keep the adapter on the controller, and use both the controller keys and adapter keys to control a computer game.

The DualSense controller features a number of improvements over its predecessor, including haptic feedback and a new Create button. A recent patent has indicated that Sony may be set to include a fingerprint-style identification feature in the pad, although this remains unconfirmed.

The PS5 is scheduled for release in holiday 2020.

Source: NextGenPlayer (Twitter)