Playstation Mania

The evolution of the PlayStation controller

The evolution of the PlayStation controller began back in 1994 with the release of the PlayStation in Japan. The controller we all know and love has since then undergone quite a few changes during the years, in form and in function. This image shows the evolutionary steps taken up to the DualShock 4.

The evolution of the PlayStation controller

  1. avatar Matthew says:

    So in other words this is the first time it’s ever truly changed in its history?

  2. avatar Mike says:

    You missed the short lived Dual Analogue controller that came before the original dual shock.

  3. avatar hud409 says:

    What about the boomerang controller that was going to come out.

  4. avatar Ashlesh says:

    There was also a without rumble PS2 controller which was released because of the law suit.

    Heres a video to prove it,

    Please reply if video does not work.
    Hope this gets added to the list soon..

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