Best PS4 Controller | July 2021

What better companion for a gamer than a good controller? Because, let’s face it, the increasingly complex plots and the latest graphics are fine, but without a good ally with which to immerse ourselves in these adventures, many titles would lose more than one raison d’être. For these and a thousand reasons it is therefore essential now more than ever to choose your gamepad carefully, in order to get the most out of our beloved gaming platforms. Whether you are looking for the technological cutting edge, or you just want to play without breaking your wallet you will find in this list the best PS4 controller on the market, whatever your needs are.

If your videogame attentions are on other shores, no problem: we have also thought of you with these articles, dedicated to the best controllers for Xbox One and those for Mobile. However, let’s not get lost in chat further and let’s jump right in into the best PS4 controller available on the market today, whatever your needs.

Best PS4 Controller

PlayStation DualShock 4 Wireless Controller

DualShock 4

We could only start this long list with his majesty the Sony DualShock 4, that is with what is one of the most used gamepads of all time, as well as the best PS4 controller around in case you do not have too specific needs or special needs for additional keys. Comfortable, functional and aesthetically appealing: the DualShock 4 is a real gem, able to still give many satisfactions while waiting for the promising DualSense that will most likely raise the qualitative bar again with regard to Sony home controllers. Ah, we then told you that the DualShock is available in a myriad of different colors?

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Nacon Revolution Unlimited Pro Controller

Nacon Pro Revolution Unlimited

After having proposed the still valid DualShock 4 it’s time to talk about the Nacon Revolution Unlimited Pro Controller, that is the best of what the market has to offer in this area today. If you have no problems spending a little more than usual, you will find in this controller the nec plus ultra of what is available today, a product with excellent keys, a construction quality of the highest level and materials of the highest quality. To make the Nacon Revolution Unlimited Pro by far the best PS4 controller are then a series of additional keys, which will allow us without too many problems to master any title and to give free rein to our skills.

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Razer Raiju Ultimate Edition

Best PS4 controller

Despite being a very valid product, and as we said a little while ago the best PS4 controller on the market today, the Nacon Revolution Unlimited Pro has asymmetrical analogs, a feature loved by many players, but often still indigestible for the most loyal PlayStation fans. Fortunately, to come to their rescue is the Razer Raiju, another very valid proposal with great quality, as well as the price also in this case not indifferent. As for the Revolution Unlimited Pro, also in this case the weaknesses of the Razer Raiju are very few and between additional keys and LED lighting it will be really impossible to find something to complain about in this product.. The best PS4 controller with symmetrical analogs, hands down.

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Nacon Compact Controller

Nacon Compact

Obviously, an economic proposal could not be missing from this list, perfect for those who don’t want to spend too much or for those who simply need a spare controller ready for any eventuality. Despite a decidedly reduced price, in fact, the Nacon Compact is a mr controller, and obviously also the best choice if you need a product at a budget price. Despite its undeniable qualities, the Nacon Compact is available for several tens of euros cheaper than the DualShock 4, managing not to make you miss the Sony product too much. Last but not least the countless colors in which it is available make thel Nacon Compact the best budget price PS4 controller. If you don’t have an innate hatred of wired, this is the choice for you.

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How to choose the best PS4 controller?

Analog layout

A great debate that has been going on for some time: a symmetrical or asymmetrical arrangement is better? Difficult to answer, perhaps not even so correct to do so. The truth is that it all depends on your habits and comfort, there is no better arrangement ever. Trivially, if you are used to playing on PlayStation, and this is an article dedicated to PS4 controllers, you will probably be used to a symmetrical arrangement; the opposite is true if you are an Xbox player.

Ergonomics

Hours and hours spent in front of your favorite game, perhaps even competitive. It is normal to get tired! After a while your hands won’t want to know any more and the controller handle will become more and more slippery. When going through very long sessions, you need to make sure 100% that you are comfortable with the controller, and to do this we must first choose – as we said before – the most comfortable analog arrangement, and secondly a controller suitable for our hands, whether small or large. Also not to be underestimated are some anti-slip textures, in case you have hands that are particularly sensitive to sweat.

Additional features

Not particularly necessary in the case of controllers designed exclusively for the Sony console, but suitable for the most demanding gamers. In case you usually face many competitive games, or maybe aim to become real expert players, in this case there are two solutions: switch to the PC with mouse and keyboard, or, if you are here, buy a controller that has many additional functions such as extra fully mappable keys and levers located on the back of the controller . This way, the controller will become perfect for the game in question and the games will get a nice boost!


Source: Tom's Hardware by www.tomshw.it.

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