Valve has officially announced The dualSense controller for the PS5 is now supported on Steam. Games that use the Steam Input API now recognize the controller and ask for the appropriate button. They can also access DualSense’s LED, trackpad, rumble and gyro features, although nothing is mentioned about its support for adaptive triggers. This functionality is currently available on Steam’s public beta client, with plans for a full release “after further testing”.
Steam is gradually developing support for dual sense In the last two weeks. It started Adds support for controller, Before Along And Purification Compatibility with advanced features such as its trackpad, rumble and gyro. What is not particularly clear from Wolwin’s official announcement is that there is no mention of DualSense’s adaptive stimuli, which allow it to provide alternating stimulus resistance Excellent results.
Thanks to the update, games that use the Steam Input API now require no work from individual game developers with the PS5 controller. DualSense includes more than 200 controllers that support the API, including race wheels and dance pads in addition to traditional controls such as the Nintendo Switch Pro controller and DualShock 4 on the PS4.
According to Wolverine, the number of players using controllers to play PC games rather than mouse and keyboard has doubled in the past two years, with a large increase from those using PlayStation controllers.
For now, if you want to try the function yourself, you have to choose Steam Client Beta. The controller can be connected via Bluetooth or via USB-C cable.