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Sony Unveils First Images For PS5 Access Controller, Aka Project Leonardo

Sony Interactive Entertainment has lifted the wraps off the first images of its PS5 Access controller, previously known as Project Leonardo.

The format holder first unveiled the Access controller for PS5 at CES earlier this year. The device is a highly-customisable accessibility controller designed to to help players with disabilities access gaming more easily, offering a comfortable method for longer play sessions.

The Access controller was designed in collaboration with accessibility experts, and features a wealth of swappable button and stick caps, allowing players to easily create a layout that suits their needs. Here’s a lineup of what the Access controller features:

  • Analog stick caps (standard, dome and ball stick cap)
  • Button caps in different shapes and sizes, including:
    • Pillow button caps
    • Flat button caps
    • Wide flat button cap (which covers two button sockets)
    • Overhang button caps (which benefit players with smaller hands as they are positioned closer to the center)
    • Curve button caps (which can be pushed if placed along the top or pulled if placed along the bottom of the controller)
  • Swappable button cap tags for players to easily mark which inputs they map to each button

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A release date for the Access controller has yet to be announced, but Sony has said it will share more details on the device and release details in the months ahead.

[Source – PlayStation Blog]