It looks like you'll be able to plug your shiny new DualShock 4 PS4 pad into a PS3 and play some of its games.

In a Computer Spiele video on YouTube (below), presenter Udetto demonstrated the new controller working well with PSN game Urban Trial Freestyle.

The PS4 pad was connected via USB cable to the PS3. Remove that wire, Udetto added, and the pad works not so well - or not at all.

Just last month, Sony confirmed that DualShock 4 will also work with PC, although frilly functions such as the touchpad may require extra tinkering. How Microsoft's Windows operating system reacts to the pad remains to be seen.

Sometimes we include links to online retail stores. If you click on one and make a purchase we may receive a small commission. For more information, go here.

Jump to comments (52)

About the author

Robert Purchese

Robert Purchese

Senior Staff Writer

Bertie is senior staff writer and Eurogamer's Poland-and-dragons correspondent. He's part of the furniture here, a friendly chair, and reports on all kinds of things, the stranger the better.

More articles by Robert Purchese

Comments (52)

Comments for this article are now closed, but please feel free to continue chatting on the forum!

Hide low-scoring comments
Order
Threading

Related

Advertisement