DUALSHOCK 3 Wireless PS3 Controller with Rumble Feature announced by Sony

DUALSHOCK 3 Wireless Controller for PS3 The PlayStation 3 console will now be getting a new controller that incorporates a rumble feature. Called the DUALSHOCK 3 Wireless Controller, this peripheral will be available in Japan in November 2007.

It must be noted that the newly announced DUALSHOCK 3 Wireless Controller will NOT come bundled with future PS3 consoles, but will be sold as a separate accessory.

The new DUALSHOCK 3 Wireless Controller will retain the basic design and functionality of its predecessor (the original PlayStation controller). However, it will incorporate the high-precision, high response motion sensitive six-axis sensing system.

The most notable feature of the new DUALSHOCK 3 Wireless Controller is the rumble feature. This combined with the highly realistic motion sensitive six-axis sensing system takes gamers deeper into the world of interactivity, delivering a more intuitive, realistic and immersive gaming experience.

Moreover, most of the PS3 game titles that are already available in the market are already or will soon become compatible with the rumble feature. They will become compatible with the rumble feature via a software update.

Here is the extremely long list of PlayStation 3 game titles that are compatible with the DUALSHOCK 3 Wireless Controller:

  • Vampire Rain -Altered Species AQ INTERACTIVE Inc.
  • Devil May Cry 4 CAPCOM CO.,LTD.
  • Dark Sector D3 PUBLISHER Inc.
  • Burnout Paradise ELECTRONIC ARTS K.K.
  • FIFA franchise (title name TBD) ELECTRONIC ARTS K.K.
  • Dynasty Warriors 6 KOEI Co., Ltd.
  • Fatal Inertia KOEI Co., Ltd.
  • GI JOCKEY 4 2007 KOEI Co., Ltd.
  • METAL GEAR ONLINE Konami Digital Entertainment Co., Ltd.
  • METAL GEAR SOLID 4 GUNS OF THE PATRIOTS Konami Digital Entertainment Co., Ltd.
  • Blast Factor Sony Computer Entertainment
  • echochrome Sony Computer Entertainment
  • Folklore Sony Computer Entertainment
  • FORMULA ONE CHAMPIONSHIP EDITION Sony Computer Entertainment
  • Go! Sports Ski Sony Computer Entertainment
  • Heavenly Sword Sony Computer Entertainment
  • MotorStorm Sony Computer Entertainment
  • Ratchet & Clank Future: Tools of Destruction Sony Computer Entertainment
  • Resistance: Fall of Men Sony Computer Entertainment
  • Super Stardust HD Sony Computer Entertainment
  • TOY HOME Sony Computer Entertainment
  • Uncharted: Drake‚Äôs Fortune Sony Computer Entertainment
  • Warhawk Sony Computer Entertainment
  • The DUALSHOCK 3 Wireless Controller for the PlayStation 3 will be available in Japan only from November 2007 onwards. Sony plans to release this controller in North America and Europe in spring 2008.