Is the DualSense Edge controller compatible with PSVR 2? – In short, yes

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You might be wondering if the DualSense Edge controller is compatible with PSVR 2, and you’ll be glad to hear the answer is yes, but with a few caveats.

The DualSense Edge controller and PSVR 2 are two of the most exciting bits of tech hardware released this year. If you want to understand why there’s such a flurry surrounding these products, check out our DualSense Edge and PSVR 2 review.

Players were hoping that they would be able to communicate with each other, meaning you can use both at the same time and PlayStation has made this possible, though not with all games.

We already know that all PSVR 2 games is compatible with the PlayStation VR2 Sense controller and it has a lot of similarities with the DualSense. For example, both have haptic feedback and feedback triggers. We also know that PSVR 2 controllers aren’t compatible with the PS4.

Sony confirmed in their extensive PSVR 2 FAQs that some PSVR 2 games would work with the DualSense controller, here’s what they had to say:

“PlayStation VR2 games are compatible with the PlayStation VR2 Sense controller, included with the headset. Some games also support or require a DualSense wireless controller – check the game’s compatibility notices for details.”

So there you have it, not only will some games be compatible with the DualSense controller but some will even require it. What is vital is that you check each game individually to make sure you have the right equipment to play the game before you buy it.

Which PSVR 2 games will be compatible with DualSense Edge controller?

We have confirmation of some of the PSVR 2 games that are compatible with the DualSense controller. Because of this, we can make an educated guess that they will be compatible with the more premium DualSense Edge controller too.

These include games like Resident Evil 7, Astro Bot: Rescue Mission, Star Wars Squadrons, Wipeout Omega Collection, Paper Beast, No Man’s Sky, and Dreams. We also know that some games like Horizon Call of Mountain won’t be able to be played on the DualSense Edge.

Frequently asked questions

Can the DualSense Edge be used on PS4?

Unfortunately no, the DualSense Edge controller is not backwards compatible with the PS4.

What is different about DualSense Edge?

The DualSense Edge is a more premium controller. It has some unique buttons such as back and function buttons. it also has a shinier finish and a PS logo on the touchpad.

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