We’ll be getting two PlayStation 5 DualSense controllers starting next month according to PlayStation and this blog post.
The new PlayStation 5 DualSense controllers, Cosmic Red and Midnight Black will be made available here in the Philippines through PlayStation‘s official resellers.
The Midnight Black features two subtly different shades of black with light grey detailing. This is to reflect how we view space through the night sky. The Cosmic Red, on the other hand, offers a striking black and red design inspired by the unique vivid shades of red found throughout the cosmos.
The DualSense controller marked a radical departure from PlayStation’s previous controller design by adding new features like haptic feedback and adaptive triggers*. The update also came with two-toned color choices which was also a significant pivot from our previous designs. This marks the first release of new colors for the DualSense controller. Sony asked design team members Leo Cardoso and Satoshi Aoyagi to share insights on the color choice and selection process:
Our goal is to always find designs that will surprise and entice our fans, and these new colors are the result of an extensive selection process. We wanted the new controller colors to complement each other, as well as the original DualSense wireless controller and PS5 console, so we designed the colors around the theme of ‘galaxy’ as it felt like a natural progression from the original PS5 and accessories designs.
– Leo Cardoso
Both Midnight Black and Cosmic Red feature a subtle blue hue, that produces unique shades of red and black. A blue hue is also present in the original DualSense wireless controller colors, so all three colors complement each other nicely. The controller’s button colors and detailing has been tailored to complement the new colors as well.
We hope these new additions will bring further joy and excitement to our fans’ gaming experience.
– Satoshi Aoyagi
*Available in games that support these features