Best PS4 controller 2020

Best PS4 controller 2020: The best gamepads for every budget and preference

As the Angry Video Game Nerd so definitively put it: “What’s the most important aspect about any game? Well, being able to play it!” To that end, we’ve pulled together our top picks for the best PS4 controller 2020.

For many of us, the original controller you get with a console simply isn’t good enough anymore. Well, fear not, because for PS4 players there are plenty of options for great third-party controllers. Check them out…

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Astro Gaming C40 TR

The best customisable controller

If you’re serious about dominating the competition, then the Astro Gaming C40 TR wireless PS4 controller could be the instrument of your dreams… if you can afford it.

This elite controller, officially licensed by Sony, can also double up as a PC gamepad. Swappable controller modules and remappable buttons combine to help give you the edge over everyone else. Swap between profiles quickly and fine-tune everything to get it absolutely perfect.

Nacon Revolution Unlimited Pro

The best asymmetric controller

If you prefer the Xbox-style layout of your analog sticks, the Nacon Revolution Unlimited Pro is another fantastic controller for PS4.

With plenty of customisation options, RGB backlighting and the option to use it in wired mode or on a PC, this is a feature-packed offering that’s become massively popular with gamers. The PlayStation branding is a very nice finish, too.

Razer Raiju Ultimate

The best wireless PS4 controller

Our favourite PS4 controller will always be the original DualShock 4, but if you want to take your performance to the next level you’ll need an elite controller. Enter the Razer Raiju Ultimate.

With advanced customisation options, swappable buttons and hair trigger mode for FPS dominance, this controller can take you to the big leagues.

Hori Wired Mini Gamepad

The best controller for kids

If you share your console with little ones, you might want to pick up a couple of these uber-cheap, uber-cute Hori Wired Mini Gamepads.

Available in black, blue and red for a bit of variety, these officially licensed controllers are perfect for kids’ hands due to their small size and ergonomic design. All the functionality you need is there, and all within a rugged, striking case.

Sony DualShock 4 V2

The original, the classic

Sometimes, you just can’t beat the originals. Sony’s official DualShock 4 controller for PS4 is still one of the best to play with, whether you’re competing or just starting out.

It’s often out of stock, but with so many designs to choose from, shop around and you’re bound to find one you like. The battery life is good and the quality is tip-top. What more could you need?

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André Pusey