Sony patent hints at Back Button Attachment for the PS5’s DualSense controller – Nick Statt

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Sony may be working on a version of its Back Button Attachment for the PlayStation 5’s DualSense controller, according to a patent filing published earlier this month. The filing, spotted by IGN, shows off an accessory identical in appearance to the existing DualShock 4 Back Button Attachment, describing the product as an add-on with buttons that “may be mapped to controller buttons using customized button mapping pre-sets.”

The Back Button Attachment, announced in late 2019, is Sony’s low-cost alternative to a proper pro controller. It costs just $30 and adds programmable buttons to the underside of the DualShock 4 that let you remap crucial functions reserved for, say, the X or O buttons. In turn, this lets you trigger the associated…

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