How To Charge The PS5 Controller

Read how to charge the next-gen controller.

The new PS5 controller comes with hefty hardware changes from the previous controllers. There will be several players out on the hunt to know how to charge this new PS5 controller because, we all know, no charging no gaming. Have Sony made any major changes to the charging aspect of the controller? Well, you will get the answers to all of it right here in this guide.

PS5: How to Charge The DualSense Controller

The charging system of the PS5 controller has undergone a change. Unlike the use of a micro-USB charger for charging the previous PS controllers, you can now charge with a type C USB.

The Type C USB charging port is right where it used to be in PS4, at the back of the controller. You can connect the Type C USB cable to an adapter and plug it into a wall, or you can plug it directly into the PS5 to charge the controller.

how to charge the ps5 controller

Similar to PS4 controllers, there is also an EXT port right at the bottom of the controller for charging purposes. With Sony’s charging station, you can charge two controllers simultaneously through the EXT port.

Now you know how to charge the PS5 DualSense controller. However, there are a few other features added to PS5 that you must be aware of. Remember how players had to rely on in-game timers or 3rd party applications to calculate how many hours they have spent playing any game. But that has changed, now with the PS5 check game playtime feature, you can easily find out how many hours you have invested playing a game on PS4 and PS5.

That’s everything you need to know about how to charge the PS5 DualSense controller. If you are more into PC gaming but want to use a controller on it, you can read our guide on how to use the DualSense PS5 controller on PC for help.