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PS4 DualShock 4 works with Xbox 360 as well

Here’s a surprising piece of information that you wouldn’t have expected to find out in the build up to the PS4 and Xbox One launch dates. The PS4 DualShock 4 controller has already been confirmed to be working with PC games, but now a video has emerged claiming that the new pad will even work on Microsoft’s Xbox 360 console.

You heard that correctly – you may be able to control the Xbox 360 using a spanking new PS4 DualShock 4 controller. That is what we are led to believe anyway by a new video that has surfaced online. The PS4 console doesn’t go on sale until November 15, but Sony has decided to start shipping the actual DualShock 4 controllers earlier than schedule.

Watch the video to see it for yourself. You can witness clear evidence of the Xbox One dashboard being navigated fully, using the triggers. We then see the D-pad and buttons in action when demonstrated on Marvel Vs Capcom 3.

What the author has said though, is that there appears to be some issues getting the PS4 analogue sticks working 100% with the Xbox 360, as it only ‘partially’ works at the moment. The improvements are ongoing states YouTuber RageBeefSA, so this could be fixed up in just days.

Are you impressed by this? How many of you would actually prefer to navigate through the Xbox 360 menus using a DualShock 4 controller instead of the Xbox 360 pad? It will be interesting to see what Sony thinks of this and whether they could use this as some kind of naughty pre-PS4 marketing in their favor.

Presuming this is all legit and ends up working 100%, would you use the PS4 pad to control your Xbox 360?

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Written by Alan Ng

Alan has been working for Product-Reviews since 2009 and became the Editor-in-chief in 2014. He has a passion for technology, the latest mobile phones and gadgets, and the gaming industry. Alan is a graduate of Canterbury Christ Church University and completed a B.A in Commercial Music in 2008. While expressing a keen interest in all areas that PR cover, you'll usually find Alan in the gaming section, where he'll be keeping enthusiasts up to date on all the latest news and reviews for consoles and PC.

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