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Apparently some users report problems with drift in the dualsense controller:

https://kotaku.com/ps5-controllers-are-drifting-and-the-repairs-are-a-has-1846233739



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It's not a defect, it's a feature! SICK DRIFT BRO!



Bite my shiny metal cockpit!

FFS! Are PS5s still catching on fire? My wife said she read that on evilbook, but maybe just to make me feel better about they're not being available anywhere.



They just don't make analogue sticks like they used to.



The_Liquid_Laser said:

They just don't make analogue sticks like they used to.

Were they ever reliable? Always a matter of time before they start pissing me off



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LurkerJ said:
The_Liquid_Laser said:

They just don't make analogue sticks like they used to.

Were they ever reliable? Always a matter of time before they start pissing me off

I have a PS2 controller that is almost 20 years old now and still works fine.



Ohh boy, here we go



LurkerJ said:
The_Liquid_Laser said:

They just don't make analogue sticks like they used to.

Were they ever reliable? Always a matter of time before they start pissing me off

All my analogue controllers are fine despite time and wear, starting from N64 to the 360, and my gamecube controller is the best one to hold up through harsh conditions. I only started having issues with the Joy-cons and it's a freaking experience honestly.



Only ever got stick drift once, on my first Xbox One controller. Thankfully so far no issues on my Switch Lite or Xbox Series X controller. I think I'm more than justified in my decision to wait on PS5 Slim by this point with all of the DualSense issues people have been reporting, I'll buy it when they shrink that massive behemoth and hopefully by then they'll have fixed their controller build quality issues.



LurkerJ said:
The_Liquid_Laser said:

They just don't make analogue sticks like they used to.

Were they ever reliable? Always a matter of time before they start pissing me off

My N64 controllers are still fine. PS1 and Saturn controllers are still fine. Dreamcast, PS2, Xbox & Gamecube all still just fine. 360,PS3,PSP,Wii ones are still fine. Vita 3DS, PS4, Wii U, Switch all fine.

I have never had analog sticks go bad on me. Never even had a controller die on me.



Bite my shiny metal cockpit!