Can I use the Dualshock 4 with PS5 games?

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Will I be able to use my Dualshock 4 controllers from the PS4 with PS5 games or will it only work for the PS4 games that are supported under the backwards compatibility program?

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It will not be possible to do this. Sony have clarified that even though the Dualshock 4 will work with the PS5, it can only be used to play PS4 games. In order to play PS5 games, you will need to use the dualsense controller and only this.

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