Game Inbox: Is PS5 DualSense Better Than DualShock?

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As a reader wants feedback on the Black Desert, the Wednesday Inbox is seeking advice on free repairs for Joy-Con controllers.

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Next generation control
It’s nice to see the PlayStation 5 already have a GC, and it’s very interesting to see you are very enthusiastic about the DualSense controller. All other reports seem to like it too. In particular, I’ve never been a fan of DualShock gamepads, so I’m looking forward to this being a real step forward. It’s been a long time since Sony gave them a complete redo, and I’m glad what this is.

It is inevitable that the graphics on the new machine will not be pushed for a year or two, so we hope it will be used properly in many different games. But if DualSense can show off something that has never been done before, it will be a significant next generation in itself.

I know there’s a lot of skepticism right now, but it all excites me properly for next month. I don’t know how the next generation will go down, but that’s actually one of the best parts of it. If Sony and Microsoft have to fight to get our attention, it will be the best way for everyone.
Bog Chao

GC: We haven’t played enough games to tell (and even if we couldn’t tell you).

Two hearts as one
Conversation with my wife last weekend:

Me: I don’t know which next generation console to get. You might choose PlayStation 5 so that you can use the PlayStation VR and PlayStation 4 back catalogs. Or I bought an Xbox Series X for a Game Pass The Bethesda deal, but I still have an Xbox 360 account …

Wife: Would you like to buy both?

Me: Happy days!

Zuckerberg Defense
About the overall situation of Oculus and Facebook. I think it’s a wise decision if you don’t like the idea or allow you to play the game with a Facebook account, but I’m not sure why it would be considered a shock if you removed it. You will not be able to access the games you purchased with your Facebook account.

Facebook is a platform for hosting accounts, right or wrong. So you’re saying that if you delete your Steam account, you won’t be able to access your Steam games.
Angry_Kurt (Twitter)
Currently playing: Ratchet & Crank (PS4) and Tear Away (PS Vita)

GC: Steam is not hardware that costs more than £ 300.

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Is this a wheel life?
I was wondering if you or any other reader could recommend a racing wheel suitable for the PlayStation 4.

I have a PlayStation VR so I was looking for a wheel that would work in games like DiRT Rally. I’m not going to spend a fortune (up to £ 150), any recommendations would be greatly appreciated.

Inconsistent response
In response to James Winston Baker, I purchased an additional set of Switch and Joy-Con at launch and is no longer covered by the warranty. Everything was drifting and I sent one set for repairs, and they were repaired free of charge without any problems. I then sent a second set and was told that there was a problem with one of the shoulder buttons and it would cost £ 30 to repair, but the stick was free.

I rarely use Joy-Con as a separate controller (I think it’s less than 10 times in the last three and a half years), so I asked him to ignore the final shoulder button repair. The mix bag was really incredibly impressed at first, but not so impressed the second time.

blind spot
There is also a problem with the switch. I sent Joy-Cons to Nintendo for repairs, but returned them without repairs. A friend sent him, but only one was returned.

Many years of experience at Nintendo seem to be good at creating games, but in many cases the rest of the services Nintendo offers tend to be peculiar at best.
Matt (he_who_runs_away – PSN ID)

For Joy-Con drift, I need to send my son Joy-Con for repair, but I don’t want to be charged. I’d like to hear from someone who is doing it for free these days, how did you do it? Is there a specific link? Need to call?
Monkey nints

GC: I’m guessing that the call is more likely to work.

A viable alternative
Currently, the official store price for the PS Plus annual subscription (which you can find cheaper) is £ 50, and the PS Now annual subscription is £ 50. It’s £ 32 cheaper than the official Game Pass Ultimate store price (you can find it cheaper again), and offers Game Pass and Xbox Live Gold. PS Now has far more games than the Game Pass, but arguably the Game Pass game roster has been Microsoft-only since day one and is a bit more appealing with new indie games.

However, PS Now has a great lineup, complemented by the PlayStation 5 PS Plus collection. The point is, I don’t agree with people that Sony needs and doesn’t have a game pass equivalent. If you want to call it PS Plus Ultimate, like Microsoft, including PS Plus and PS Now, they have it and I think it’s definitely better. It’s not at the heart of Sony’s strategy, so it won’t be advertised like Microsoft or Game Pass.

The reason for this is explained by Sony. The expensive big-budget first-party titles they want to make don’t fit into the subscription model because they don’t have enough profit to keep making big-budget games. That’s also why it’s unlikely that a big third-party game will appear on the first day of Game Pass or PS Now.

Xbox marketing boss Aaron Greenberg recently said the Game Pass is “not a big profit” right now. This suggests that Microsoft’s deep pockets underpin the business model. Big-budget filmmakers are now in need of profit from box office, so instead of releasing on streaming services, they choose to postpone the film until the audience comes back to the theater. Tenet is a testbed, has poor performance, and behind many of its films, like my most anticipated movie Dune (the arrival of my beloved director Denis Villeneuve and Blade Runner 2049), delays and more There was a delay.

I’m sorry for the long letter. I think Sony has the equivalent of a game pass, but the only difference is that it’s limited to first parties from day one (Sony’s first party limited is usually available on PS Now for a limited time). But Sony gives a completely understandable reason why it doesn’t put the subscription model at the center of its strategy.

I think both strategies have their benefits and give you a clear enough picture of what is being offered. It makes no sense to say that each should act the same as the other and choose the poison to enjoy.

Watch over the outcome
Forestt doesn’t say what generation of consoles he’s currently using, but instead of risking spending £ 70 on Demon’s Souls, is it an option to try Dark Souls Remastered first?

It’s available for around £ 20 these days, and there’s plenty of time to see if it’s your type of game before the PlayStation 5 goes on sale. A few weeks after its launch, I think there will be quite a few second-hand copies of Demon’s Souls.
SuoTempore (PSN ID)

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There is nothing to distract
My advice to Forestt comes from someone who has never played the original Demon’s Souls but struggled with the entire sub-genre at Dark Souls.

Give a good commit shot, but when you do, make it your main or only game, or you just give up and do anything else on the go. So you can be very careful if you buy a lot of other games at launch, leave them behind, or sell a discontinued game to raise money.

The first sign doesn’t work. Use the online help to get over it in the form of calling someone else (if you have a PS Plus), but use an external guide or walkthrough. It’s a complete remake, but the resources there should be relevant, informative, and abundant. I use them in Dark Souls and instead of ruining my experience, I feel like I’m part of a kind of old school community discussing secrets, solutions, and tactics to slow down the game.

Also, if you die and lose tens of thousands (or hundreds of thousands) of souls, don’t postpone. If it’s like a later game, then it seems like the end of the world. Then, later in the game, you’ll find that you can get that amount back within minutes.

These games actually give back in proportion to what you put in, but if you give it the best shot and it still doesn’t work, sell it as you suggest. If that doesn’t work, you may lose £ 20 or so. If so, it will open you to one of the most rewarding and satisfying genres full of classics from the last year and a half generation.

Of course, you can try other From games cheaper, such as Dark Souls, Bloodborne, and Sekiro, but I think you’re looking for the next generation of intros. From what I’ve seen, I would be a little surprised if the Demon’s Souls remake wasn’t the best of the year.

Inbox too-Run
Have you played Black Desert? It looks pretty cool from the video and it’s hard to get MMO reviews. What are your thoughts?

GC: I don’t have time for MMOs and I don’t think most other sites have time. But I’m sure the reader can comment.

You can hear about the DualSense controller just by reading the PlayStation 5 opening article. Do you know if the HDMI cable that came with your console is 2.1?

GC: Oh, it doesn’t seem to be written on the box, and nothing is written on the cable … So I don’t know, I’m sorry.

Do you know if and when you will get Sony’s new headphones, 3D headphones? I really want to know what they look like before the pre-order is completed and billed, but they sound great.

GC: Sony hasn’t mentioned it yet. We don’t always send such things.

Heads up. 90% off Bloodroots at Switch eShop! That’s £ 1.59! As of last night, only one day left was sold, so if you’re curious, get it as cheaply as possible. You are welcome!
Fatys Henrys

GC: Bloodroots are really really good.

This week’s hot topic
This week is Halloween, so what’s your favorite horror game ever on this weekend’s inbox topic?

Although less common than before, horror games are still being created, but which one do you like best and which one do you find most scary, whether they are the same game or not?

Many horror games have already been announced for the next generation, including Resident Evil Village, Medium, and Scones. What do you expect from them and the genre in general with the new console?

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