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CNET 27 Oct 2020

PS5 DualSense: First impressions with Sony's next-gen controller

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Jeff Bakalar has his first impressions with the new PlayStation 5 DualSense controller and after playing a quick game demo, there's a few standout features he's really jazzed about. This is Sony's most substantial controller design change in years, so here's what it's like to play with the controller's brand new adaptive triggers and haptic feedback system -- plus everything else you'd want to know about the DualSense.

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Sony's next-generation console is finally here. But does the hype warrant a day-one purchase? Jeff Bakalar has been playing with the PS5 non-stop for weeks and is ready to deliver a final verdict in this review.

While PlayStation 5 doesn't necessarily have a ton of new games to play on it, there are a few features out of the box that offer players something genuinely new. Here's everything you need to know about PS5, including what it's like playing Spider-Man: Miles Morales.

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We finally have our PlayStation 5 in-house and Jeff Bakalar is ready to unbox the new console. Here's everything included inside the box and what the PS5 looks like standing side by side to the Xbox Series X. After the unboxing, he also compares the DualSense to the DualShock 4 and the DualSense to the Xbox Series X controller.

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Washington Post Live's "First Look" roundtable show offers a smart, inside take on the day's politics. The day after the election, Jonathan Capehart will speak with chief political correspondent Dan Balz followed by a roundtable discussion with deputy editorial page editor Ruth Marcus and Post opinions contributing columnist Hugh Hewitt. Join us on Wednesday, Nov. 4 at 9:00 a.m. ET.

Washington Post Live is the newsroom's live journalism platform, featuring interviews with top-level government officials, business leaders, cultural influencers and emerging voices on the most pressing issues driving the news cycle nationally and across the globe. From one-on-one, newsmaker interviews to in-depth multi-segment programs, Washington Post Live brings The Post's newsroom to life on stage.

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