Sony is charging $25 for a component on the PlayStation 4 controller that ought to as of now be incorporated

 

 

Sony as of late declared another item that you can connect to a USB port on your PC that will give you a chance to utilize your PlayStation 4 controller when you’re playing amusements on your PC. It costs $25.

 

Isn’t that cool?!

 

The answer is actually no, not by any stretch of the imagination, in light of the fact that your PlayStation 4 controller ought to hypothetically as of now have the capacity to associate with a PC without an issue.

 

The Dualshock 4 — which is the official name of the PlayStation 4 controller — is furnished with Bluetooth, which implies it can as of now converse with any PC that additionally has Bluetooth. The thing is, associating a Dualshock 4 to a PC with Bluetooth has dependably been somewhat finicky and untrustworthy.

 

The arrangement ought to be to discharge a driver overhaul that makes this Bluetooth connectibility less demanding. Rather, Sony’s answer is to charge clients $25 for a dongle that does likewise.

 

The entire pride behind Bluetooth is that it permits gadgets from various producers to interface flawlessly. Truth be told, Microsoft added Bluetooth to its new Xbox One controllers particularly with the goal that they would have the capacity to associate with PCs all the more effortlessly. No dongle required.

 

Along these lines, kindly, don’t purchase this dongle unless your PC needs Bluetooth support. On the off chance that you have to utilize your Dualshock 4 on your PC to exploit the PlayStation Now benefit, you can associate it utilizing a USB link.

 

For all your other PC gaming needs, simply utilize Microsoft’s new Xbox One controller. Dissimilar to the Dualshock 4, you won’t require any additional plastic or strings to do as such.

 

Sony did not react to a few solicitations for remarks with respect to whether new drivers could ever be discharged.