The DualSense is an incredible controller with some of the most advanced technology inside of it that we've ever seen in a controller.
That means it does a lot more than some people are used to, and it also means developers can utilise parts of it to make truly unique experiences.
It can also, unfortunately, mean that you don't always get the experience you want. Sometimes your controller might be too loud, for example.
So, here's how you can mute your DualSense controller.
How to mute the DualSense controller
It's actually very easy to do this, and while it may mean some games don't give you their full functionality, that might not matter if you're trying to quietly play a game and then your controller squeaks at you.
Here's what you need to do:
- Head to the settings on your PS5
- Select Sound
- Select Volume
- Select Controller Speaker
- From here, you can now lower, raise, or silence the speaker entirely
This means that you can turn it down pretty easily, and it means that you can either have it off all the time, or just turn it down when you're trying to play quietly.
Can you turn off other DualSense features?
If you also don't want to utilise the Haptic Feedback or Adaptive Triggers, you can also turn these functions off.
This is useful if you don't like the features or if they get in the way of you being able to play games properly. To do this, you need to:
- Go to Settings
- Select Accessories
- Select Controllers
- Select Vibration Intensity
- Turn off Haptic Feedback
- Turn off Trigger Effect Intensity
This is a really important feature because these particular inclusions can render some games unplayable for some people. It also makes it all the more confusing that we can't use a DualShock 4 with the PS5.