Can you use a PS5 controller on a PS4? The short answer to this is unfortunately no.
If you have just brought the new PlayStation 5 console or perhaps you are thinking of buying the PlayStation 5 DualSense controller and already own the PlayStation 4, you must be wondering if you can use the new PS5 controller on your PS4. And as we have already mentioned, you cannot use a PlayStation 5 DualSense controller on a PlayStation 4.
It is a real shame that Sony has not given the PS5 controller backward compatibility. If you have attempted to sync up your controller using Bluetooth you might have noticed that you can connect the PS5 controller to the PS4 via Bluetooth but nothing happens. And even if you plug the controller in directly via cable you will only be able to charge the controller.
So for now we can only hope that Sony will allow us to use a PS5 controller on a PS4. So for the time being you will have to carry on using the old PS4 controllers.
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