Sony bringing DualShock 3 compatibility to Xperia Phones

hodg100

Distinguished Member
No need to root

It seems that Sony Mobile are about introduce native support for the DUALSHOCK 3 PS3 controller to its Xperia, meaning you can use the controller to play Android/PlayStation Mobile games without the need for a root and additional software, according to a report on the Xperia Blog.

The new functionality was spotted in the upcoming Sony Xperia SP (C530X) settings menu (Settings > Xperia), where there is a ‘DUALSHOCK 3 wireless controller’ menu option. INitial connection is done via an USB-OTG cable but once that is out of the way, the cable can be removed and the phone and controller are connected via Bluetooth.

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Once first connection procedures have been followed, there's no need to use the cable again as it's just a matter of holding to the PS Button, on the controller, to re-establish communications.

VIA: Xperia Blog
 

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The Eggman72

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wonder if this will be modified to run on non experia devices :) :) heres hoping :)
 

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