Cool Accessories To Boost Your PS5 Setup

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The PlayStation 5 is the hottest gaming console of the year, and demand for it continues to grow since it was launched in November 2020. In a recent interview, Sony Interactive Entertainment CEO Jim Ryan said that the demand for the console was greater than they anticipated, and some people who are just going into gaming bought the PS5 for themselves instead of buying earlier versions of the console. Ryan said that half of all PS5 owners are new to PlayStation, which means that millions of people are just about to discover all of the console’s amazing features, games, and accessories to enhance their gaming experience. If you’re new to the PlayStation and happen to own the PS5, here are some of the coolest accessories to boost your gaming setup.

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A wireless controller for active games

Having a good quality wireless controller is essential for playing games such as Just Dance or Fortnite. And thanks to its Bluetooth capabilities, it even works as a phone controller so you can play games like Call of Duty Mobile on your android phone. For a controller that’s truly compatible with the PS5, look no further than the PlayStation 5 Dualsense Controller. It’s ergonomically friendly, has a streaming button, and a microphone and headset jack. It also lasts around 13 hours on a single charge, so you can have fun playing with your gaming friends for a long time. For a good third-party option, there’s the Nacon Revolution Unlimited Pro that works with the PS4 and PS5. This controller has a touchpad and a share button, as well as shortcut buttons on its underside. Meanwhile, those who prefer the Xbox’s gamepad style may prefer the Horipad FPS Plus, which has a clickable trackpad and a target button with three modes of sensitivity.

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Drive with ease with a racing wheel 

The PlayStation 5 may come with a ton of impressive features, but you’ll still need a racing wheel to play racing games like Gran Turismo Sport, Need For Speed: Payback, Team Sonic Racing, Crash Team Racing Nutro Fueled, F1 2019, and Project CARS 2, among others. Check out the Fanatec CSL Elite WRC, which is officially licensed for the PS4, but works as well for the PS5. It has a large-diameter wheel, ultra-smooth rotation, and powerful force feedback to replicate the experience of being inside a real racing car. For a premium racing wheel that will work with the PS5 out of the box, there’s the Fanatec Podium F1, a luxury wheel that’s officially licensed by Sony and F1. Meanwhile, those who are on a budget or just want an entry-level wheel can get the Thrustmaster T150, which is compatible with a PC, PS3, PS4, and PS5. Though the wheel isn’t made of metal, its plastic build feels sturdy and tough, and the entire set is heavy and stable enough so you can have a good playing experience and get the most out of your console.

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Win battles with an arcade fight stick 

A fight stick can be an indispensable tool when playing fighting games such as Tekken, Street Fighter, or Guilty Gear. To relive the arcade experience, try the Victrix Pro FS Arcade Fight Stick, which is built to emulate the controls of popular arcade games from the 80s. There’s also the Razer Panthera Evo Arcade Stick, which was created for the PS4 and is compatible with Sony’s latest gaming console. For a fight stick that won’t break the bank, check out Qanba Drone, which is a good option for an entry-level fight stick. It may not be ideal for tournaments, but it does the job of playing at home.

Soup up your PlayStation 5 with these cool gaming accessories. Check to see if the accessories you’re buying are compatible with the PS5, and if possible, try them out first so you can choose the gear that works for the way you play.

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