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DualSense Edge PS5 Pro Controller vs. Scuf Reflex, DualSense, Xbox Elite Series 2 & More

The DualSense Edge is a premium take on an already excellent PS5 controller, but how does it fair against other top-tier hardware like the Scuf Reflex or the Xbox Elite Series 2?

Finally, there are more details about this anticipated peripheral. Sony has now revealed the DualSense Edge PS5 Pro Controller’s pricing, pre-order, and launch date.

Now that we know a lot more about this premium PS5 controller, it’s time to compare it with other excellent choices in the market and see how it fairs against the competition!

The comparison below is segmented into two categories:

  • DualSense Edge comparison against other PS5 compatible controllers (like the Scuf Reflex) to help those looking for the best option for PS5 gaming
  • DualSense Edge comparison against top-tier Xbox controllers to help those looking for an all-around PC and Mobile gaming solution

DualSense Edge Compared to Scuf Reflex (Pro & FPS) & DualSense

DualSense Edge PS5 ControllerScuf Reflex PS5 ControllerScuf Reflex Pro PS5 ControllerScuf Reflex FPS Controllerhttps://www.citypng.com/photo/851/sony-playstation5-ps5-white-controller-design
DualSense Edge PS5 ControllerScuf ReflexScuf Reflex ProScuf Reflex FPSDualSense
Price$199.99$199.99$219.99$249.99$69.99
Release DateJanuary 26, 2023May 10, 2022May 10, 2022May 10, 2022October 28, 2020
Custom ProfilesYesYesYesYesNo
Custom Button MappingYesLimited to 4 remappable paddlesLimited to 4 remappable paddlesLimited to 4 remappable paddlesYes
BatteryInternal, RechargeableInternal, RechargeableInternal, RechargeableInternal, RechargeableInternal, Rechargeable
ConnectivityWireless, USB-C, & BluetoothWireless, USB-C, & BluetoothWireless, USB-C, & BluetoothWireless, USB-C, & BluetoothWireless, USB-C, & Bluetooth
Back Buttons / PaddlesYes, 2 interchangeable buttonsYes, 4 remappable and removable paddlesYes, 4 remappable and removable paddlesYes, 4 remappable and removable paddlesNo
TriggersAdjustable and Adaptive TriggersAdaptive TriggersAdaptive TriggersInstant Triggers and Bumpers with short mouse-click actionAdaptive Triggers
Headset JackYesYesYesYesYes
Mute ButtonYesYesYesYesYes
VibrationYes, Haptic FeedbackYesYesNoYes, Haptic Feedback
Interchangeable PartsYes, interchangeable back buttons, sticks, and capsYes, interchangeable thumbsticksYes, interchangeable thumbsticksYes, interchangeable thumbsticksNo
GripSlip-resistant inner gripsStandardNon-slip performance gripNon-slip performance gripStandard
WeightTBA300 grams300 grams236 grams280 grams
Accessories IncludedUSB-C braided cable with lockable housing / 3 pairs of different caps / 2 lever back buttons / Charging carrying caseUSB-C cable / Additional thumbsticks (1 Short Domed, 1 Long Domed)USB-C cable / Additional thumbsticks (1 Short Domed, 1 Long Domed)USB-C cable / Additional thumbsticks (1 Short Domed, 1 Long Domed)No accessories included
PC SupportTBA, considering regular DualSense supports this feature it is likely Edge will tooWindows 7+ / Catalina+Windows 7+ / Catalina+Windows 7+ / Catalina+Windows 7+ / Big Sur+
Mobile SupportTBA, considering regular DualSense supports this feature it is likely Edge will tooiOS 10+ / AndroidiOS 10+ / AndroidiOS 10+ / AndroidiOS 14.5+, iPadOS 14.5+, tvOS 14.5+ / Android
DualSense Charging Station CompatibilityYesYes, requires paddle removal before chargingYes, requires paddle removal before chargingYes, requires paddle removal before chargingYes
Color AvailabilityWhiteBlack / WhiteBlack / Steel Gray / White / Blue / Red / OrangeSteel Gray / Blue / Red / Light GrayWhite / Midnight Black / Gray Camouflage / Cosmic Red / Starlight Blue / Nova Pink / Galactic Purple

DualSense Edge vs. Scuf Reflex & DualSense Overview

The DualSense fairs well versus the Scuf Reflex and base DualSense controller, offering a higher degree of customization at a competitive price.

At its $199.99 MSRP price tag, the DualSense Edge PS5 Pro Controller sits right at the same pricing as the basic Scuf Reflex model. However, the Edge includes a wide variety of accessories for this price.

Accessories aside, the Scuf Reflex FPS offers an excellent array of features for those who play first-person shooters. This model lacks vibration support and unique instant triggers and bumpers for speedier actuation.

Lastly, the DualSense basic model is already a fantastic controller if you are not interested in custom button mapping profiles and additional hardware, such as back buttons.

Ultimately, the best option for PS5 gamers will depend on the case of usage and personal gaming preferences.

DualSense Edge Compared to Xbox Elite Series 2, Xbox Elite Series 2 Core, & Xbox Wireless

DualSense Edge PS5 ControllerXbox Series 2 Controller MiniXbox Series 2 Elite Controller CoreXbox Series X Red Controller
DualSense Edge PS5 ControllerXbox Elite Series 2
Xbox Elite Series 2 CoreXbox Wireless (Gen 3)
Price199.99$179.99 – $154.99$129.99$59.99 – $47.99
Release DateJanuary 6, 2023November 4, 2019September 21, 2022November 10, 2020
Custom ProfilesYesYesYesNo
Custom Button MappingYesYesYesYes
BatteryInternal, RechargeableInternal, Rechargeable up to 40 hoursInternal, Rechargeable up to 40 hoursAA Batteries (included)
ConnectivityWireless, USB-C, & BluetoothWireless, USB-C, & BluetoothWireless, USB-C, & BluetoothWireless, USB-C, & Bluetooth
Back Buttons / PaddlesYes, 2 interchangeable buttonsYes, 4 remappable and removable paddlesYes, 4 remappable and removable paddles (not included)No
TriggersAdjustable and Adaptive TriggersShorter hair trigger locksShorter hair trigger locksTextured triggers and bumpers
Headset JackYesYesYesYes
Mute ButtonYesNoNoNo
VibrationYes, Haptic FeedbackYesYesYes
Interchangeable PartsYes, interchangeable back buttons, sticks, and capsYes, interchangeable adjustable-tension thumbsticks and D-PadYes, interchangeable adjustable-tension thumbsticks and D-Pad (not included)No
GripSlip-resistant inner gripsWrap-around rubberized gripWrap-around rubberized gripTextured
WeightTBA345 grams (+/- 15 grams when using 4 paddles, faceted D-Pad, and standard thumbsticks)345 grams (+/- 15 grams when using 4 paddles, faceted D-Pad, and standard thumbsticks)287 grams
Accessories IncludedUSB-C braided cable with lockable housing / 3 pairs of different caps / 2 lever back buttons / Charging carrying caseUSB-C cable / Thumbstick adjustment tool / Charging dock / 4 paddles (2 classic, 1 dome, 1 tall) / 4 additional thumbstick (2 classic, 1 dome, 1 tall) / Addditional standard D-pad / Carrying CaseUSB-C cable / Thumbstick adjustment toolNo accessories included
PC SupportTBA, considering regular DualSense supports this feature it is likely Edge will tooWindows 10+ / Catalina+Windows 10+ / Catalina+Windows 10+ / Catalina+
Mobile SupportTBA, considering regular DualSense supports this feature it is likely Edge will tooiOS 13+, iPad OS 13+, tvOS 13+ / Android 5.1.1iOS 13+, iPad OS 13+, tvOS 13+ / Android 5.1.1iOS 14.5+, iPadOS 14.5+, tvOS 14.5+ / Android 5.1.1+
DualSense Charging Station CompatibilityYesNoNoNo
Color AvailabilityWhiteBlack / Xbox Design Lab Customizable ModelsWhiteBlack / White / Blue / Red / Volt / Xbox Design Lab Customizable Models

Where to Buy the DualSense Edge PS5 Pro Controller

DualSense Edge vs. Xbox Elite Series 2 & Xbox Wireless Overview

If you are looking for an all-around solution for not only PS5 gaming but also PC or mobile gaming, the DualSense Edge is not yet confirmed to support these platforms.

The original DualSense does support PC connectivity and mobile connection with iOS and Android devices. However, Sony is yet to confirm this is the case for the Edge PS5 Pro Controller.

If this compatibility is confirmed, the DualSense Edge is a decent competitor when compared with the Xbox Elite Series 2 and its Core variant.

Nonetheless, its $199.99 price tag makes it the most expensive option for anyone looking for a great PC and mobile controller.

At a lower price point, the Xbox Elite Series 2 offers two additional back paddles, an interchangeable D-Pad, and four additional thumbsticks.

The value of the DualSense Edge is heightened if you own a PS5 console but also plan to use the controller for some PC gaming or mobile games.

If that is not the case, you can get a solid option for your PC and mobile needs with Microsoft’s Xbox Elite Series 2. Especially with the Core version, which offers a fantastic premium controller at a low entry point of $129.99.

On the last note, both the basic DualSense and the basic Xbox Wireless controller are perfect options if you are looking for a great budget solution and don’t need the extra customization and features.

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