Tutorial: How to update the firmware of PS5 controller on Windows PC
Yesterday Sony officially released the PS5 handle PC firmware upgrade assistant, in short, it allows you to use the PS5 handle on the PC side, specifically you can see the article we posted yesterday:
It is now possible to update the firmware of DualShock on any machine running Windows 11 or the 64-bit version of Windows 10.
This new application, as well as the instructions you may need to properly download and use it, can be found on the official PlayStation website.
Of course, there are some prerequisites for using PlayStation's new firmware update app, but these requirements will actually make you happy.
You need a Windows PC that meets the following system requirements.
|OS||Windows 10 (64 bit) or Windows 11|
|Storage space||10 MB or more|
|Display resolution||1024 × 768 or higher|
How do I update the firmware of my DualShock controller on my Windows PC?
- Download the firmware update program for the DualSense Wireless Controller.
- Run the installer and install the application.
- Connect the controller using the USB cable and follow the on-screen instructions.
Remember, turning off, restarting, or disconnecting the USB cable from the controller during this process is the biggest no-no you could possibly do.
Now that your PlayStation 5 DualShock controller is up to date, all the new features Sony has added will be yours as well.