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09 Jun 2013
By TRS-T
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Will PS3 controllers work with PS4?

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Will we be able to use PS3 controllers (SixAxis and DualShock3) to play on the PS4? And how many controllers will be able to be connected at the same time? (7 is the maximum on PS3.)
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You can have seven on the PS3?!? I've never had more than three in my house, so wouldn't know :smileyvery-happy:

I hope it can be... Would be nice to have a backup for simpler games, although I can see the DS3 being phased out entirely over the next 5 years.
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U_n_y_o_n wrote:

Dualshock 3/Sixaxis = No

PS Move = Yes

 

http://www.joystiq.com/2013/02/21/yoshida-dualshock-3-wont-work-with-ps4/


That's a shame.

Would've saved me having to super-glue that blasted share button.

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I can't see PS3 controllers being compatible for the PS4 TBH. You never know with Sony you could try i guess i can't see why not.
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M1keU1 wrote:

than explain this http://www.ign.com/articles/2013/09/18/watch-sonys-tokyo-game-show-keynote?utm_campaign=fbposts&utm_...

 

46:32

 

He's using a PS3 controller w his PS4.


 

 

Yes it is very simple really. He uses the DS4 on the PS4 and DS3 on the Vita TV. The PS3 uses bluetooth to pair controllers. The PS4 uses something different I believe. But then the PS Move can be used with PS4 and that uses bluetooth. Am a little confused by that one but they have said DS3 controllers can not be used with the PS4.

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Isn't he using it with the vita tv?
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Im staying away from this thread until ps4 comes out. Sick to death of reading the same poop :,(
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arrrrrrhhhhhhhhh dude throw your ps3 control at the wall and get stuck in cant afford another ps4 control tell ur friends tuff and to watch you have fun... your welcome

 

ENJOY!!!!

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