Much of the last Wired experience article for the PS5 was about the new handle used by the PS5, and two days ago a recently adopted handle patent was found on the website of the Japanese Patent Office, most likely the next-generation DualShock handle that will be available at the same time as the PS5.
Patent documents provide a total of 8 handle appearance pictures, simply compared with the next generation of ShockDual 4 handle, the new handle also has no significant key layout changes, the more obvious change point is the two sides of the grip thickened, grip and the central body of the transition curve becomes softer, A little closer to the Nintendo Switch Pro handle.
The more obvious change point is the top of the handle, Sony seems to remove the original LED light strip on the new handle, saving some space, and it is clear that the new handle uses the USB-C interface. The interface design at the bottom has also changed, the new handle appears to have two 3.5mm audio interfaces on top, while the original DS4 above Sony design is a 2-in-1 3.5mm interface, while the bottom of the handle base interface has also seen a relatively large change, from the original horizontal long strip to vertical long bar.
Regarding the new handle, Wired says in the Experience article that it has a new vibration system and a new feedback mechanism for the trigger. These improvement points are difficult to reflect on the appearance, and for the appearance of no big change son this, to be honest, the gamepad development into this year, basically very difficult to appear on the appearance of a big change, DualShock series handle appearance gap is not big, and its grip for the small hand crowd is also quite caring, Although I don’t feel comfortable without the Xbox One handle…