VIDEO: How to connect PS5 controller to Nintendo Switch

The backwards compatibility of the PS5 means that plenty of players will be upgrading their consoles to play improved versions of their favourite PS4 games.

That's great and all, but there are lots of questions about the way Sony is handling their controllers.

We know that the DualShock 4 won't work with the PS5, but more information about the new DualSense, the PS5 controller.

So, here are a couple of videos showing off some surprising facts about what it will and won't work with.

The DualSense works with the Switch

Things are getting a little odd as the new tech comes out, and this might be one of the most entertaining things yet.

A video put up on Twitter by @BrokenGamesHDR_ shows that you can actually use the DualSense with your Nintendo Switch if you want to.

It's worth noting that you'll need an 8bitdo adaptor to pull this off, but it's still incredibly entertaining to see in action.

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How to connect DualSense PS5 controller to Nintendo Switch

As mentioned above, to connect the new controller to your Nintendo Switch, you'll need to buy an 8bitdo adaptor for $19.99 (cheaper than a new controller!) and insert it into your Nintendo Switch dock's USB port.

Once you've inserted this, you'll need to hold down the PS5 controller's PS Button for five seconds, entering into the pairing mode, where it should then connect to the 8bitdo adaptor and subsequently be paired with your Nintendo Switch console!

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The Dualsense won't work with the PS4

In a video by YouTuber Austin Evans that showed off lots of stuff about the DualSense controller, including the insides of the thing, it was revealed that it won't work with the PS4.

The video goes into a lot more detail than just that, and if you're chomping at the bit to find out more about the controller then we definitely recommend giving this video a watch as it'll help satiate you for the time being.

With all of this new information coming out, we're definitely ready to see just what the DualSense can and can't do fo gaming going forwards.

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