TL; DR – Here are the best PS5 accessories:
1. DualSense PS5 controller
Best PS5 controller
Although you cannot play PlayStation 5 games with all DualShock 4 and others PS4 Controllers you’ve collected over the years, the DualSense sounds like one of the coolest peripherals to come out in recent years with haptic feedback and adaptive triggers.
Its most important feature is easily its adaptive triggers which will add resistance to the L2 and R2 buttons. Games like the next one Deathloop Already thinking about some cool ways to implement this feature, like locking the triggers when your weapon freezes.
2. Sony Pulse 3D wireless headphones
Best PS5 gaming headset
Sony promised the PS5 will deliver 3D sound for enhanced surround sound to make the games more realistic. While this sounds great for those of us with multi-channel speaker systems, others using just their TV speakers probably won’t be able to achieve the same effect. If you are not willing to spend the money on multiple speakers or a fancy one sound bar and AV Receiver, the PS5 Pulse 3D Wireless Headset may be just what you need.
The PS5 Pulse 3D Wireless Headset is an official PlayStation headset designed specifically to deliver the 3D audio of the PS5. The headset comes with connects to the Sony console with a wireless USB adapter so that you can also use this headset with your computer. You can also expect to get up to 12 hours of wireless playtime and it comes with built-in rechargeable batteries.
3. PS5 DualSense controller charging station
Best PS5 Controller Charger
If you’re tired of plugging in controllers to charge them, consider getting the PS5 DualSense Controller charging station. This charging station allows you to simply snap the controller into place instead of having to mess with the USB C cables.
It’s an even more crucial accessory if you’ve ended up choosing a second, third, or even fourth DualSense controller. Another advantage of this charging station is that it is a great way to show off your controllers.
4.WD Black P10 5TB game drive
Best PS5 external hard drive
The PS5 comes with a large amount of storage, but you should definitely increase the size of the games as 4K gaming is really becoming the norm in the coming year. As such, we have chosen the WD Black P10 5TB Game Drive as the best external hard drive to pair with your new Sony console
It packs 5TB of storage space, so you shouldn’t run out of room for games anytime soon. The USB 3.0 connection and 140MB / s read speed will pale in comparison to the internal SSD and custom controller that Sony has developed, so it’s probably best to leave RPGs, indie games, and other less demanding games on. your external drive.
5. PS5 multimedia remote control
Best PS5 remote control
Most modern consoles double as streaming devices too, so why not get a PS5 media controller when using the PS5 to stream or play your Blu-Ray discs.
Of course, you can use a DualSense controller to do the same job, but you’ll have to keep referring to the onscreen button guide to see if pressing the cross button pauses or plays. Meanwhile, the PS5 Media Remote is clearly labeled and you have customizable hotkeys to launch your favorite apps like Netflix and Disney +.
6. Logitech G923
Best PS5 racing wheel
Gran Turismo 7 is easily one of the most anticipated games for the next generation and if you want to play it right on the PS5, you’ll need a racing wheel. The Logitech G923 is one of the newer racing wheels on the market and it’s a solid option with great ergonomics and 900-degree rotation.
While it only offers a fair amount of force feedback compared to belt-driven, direct-drive wheels, it also costs half the price of the more complex $ 400 racing wheels. If you’re looking for a little more realism and precision, this is the best racing wheel to get for the PS5 right now.
7. PS5 HD Camera
Best PS5 Camera
The PS5 is shaping up to be a solid console for streaming and recording gameplay, but if you want to record and take your content to the next level, you’re going to want the PS5 HD camera. While this device may look like a more compact version of the PS4’s V2 camera, this one was designed primarily for streaming yourself.
First, it captures videos at 1080p with a pair of wide-angle lenses to capture a wide range of shots. It also comes with built-in background removal tools so that you can easily add yourself to your gaming videos without having to purchase and set up a giant green screen.
8. The victorious F
Best PS5 Fighting Stick
The PS4 had a great run in fighting games and the Victrix Pro FS (read our review) turned out to be the best fighting stick for this rig. Now, in the PS5 generation, it continues to dominate the pack. The Victrix Pro FS is an incredibly premium fighting stick designed all around with dark brushed aluminum that can withstand some abuse. It features a well-padded bottom with plenty of grip to keep it in place during intense fights, and it has handles for easy carrying. The joystick is also easy to detach when you want to store it.
The Victrix Pro FS includes a Sanwa joystick and Sanwa buttons, ensuring you have a top-notch arcade experience right out of the box. And, with an easy-to-open back panel, you can open the case and customize the components to your liking. It’s an expensive fighting stick, but once you get your hands on it most other fighting sticks just won’t feel the same.
9. Fanatec CSL Elite racing wheel
Best PS5 Premium Racing Wheel
For a full and premium racing experience on PS5, you will need the Fanatec CSL Elite racing wheel. This wheel offers an authentic feel with an 11.81 inch diameter and a metal rim. The wheel is covered with leather and suede handles, so that the wheel does not stay in your hands but also feels good in them.
When you really want to feel the road, the powerful brushless servo motor with a single drive belt can deliver 6Nm of torque. Ball bearings keep rotational friction low while a sensor mounted on the steering axle guarantees you the precise control you want over your car. And, while this wheel comes at a steep price, it borrows technology from some of Fanatec’s more expensive products and delivers them at a more palatable price. Just be sure to factor in a separate set of pedals in your budget.
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Kevin Lee is IGN’s Hardware and Rounding Editor. Follow him on twitter @baggingspam