• Matthew Rondina

New Dapper DualSense Controllers Announced

Get ready to expand your PS5’s wardrobe with Midnight Black and Cosmic Red controllers.

Today Sony announced they will be releasing two new sleek controllers in Dapper Tux Black (ahem…Midnight Black) and Cosmic Red. Starting next month you’ll be able to add these sharp looking remotes to your DualSense lineup. The two colours have been inspired by the deep depths of space, I’m sure Selene’s latest adventures in the stellar Returnal have something to do with these colour choices.

Deep Space Inspiration


The controllers feature a blackish hue that gives them their own unique look to help fit your style. As Sony explains, “Midnight Black features two subtly different shades of black with light grey detailing to reflect how we view space through the night sky.” The Scarlet Red controller on the other hand offers a more galactic punch of colour, “Cosmic Red offers a striking black and red design inspired by the unique vivid shades of red found throughout the cosmos.”

A Hue Designed for You


One of the controller’s designers Satoshi Aoyagi explains, “Both Midnight Black and Cosmic Red feature a subtle blue hue, that produces unique shades of red and black. A blue hue is also present in the original DualSense wireless controller colors, so all three colors complement each other nicely. The controller’s button colors and detailing has been tailored to complement the new colors as well. We hope these new additions will bring further joy and excitement to our fans’ gaming experience.”

“Our goal is to always find designs that will surprise and entice our fans, and these new colors are the result of an extensive selection process,” said Leo Cardoso of PlayStation’s design team. “We wanted the new controller colors to complement each other, as well as the original DualSense wireless controller and PS5 console, so we designed the colors around the theme of ‘galaxy’ as it felt like a natural progression from the original PS5 and accessories designs.”


These controllers will be available at local retailers starting next month, no specific date was given for the roll out. If you wish to upgrade, you won’t need to wait very long for some cosmic chic.


Drop into the comments below and let me know if you are team Midnight Black (aka Dapper Tux Black) or Cosmic Red.