The 17 Best PS5 Accessories

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CONGRATS! You've managed to secure a brand-spanking new PlayStation 5! We're pretty sure you've copped a good number of games already and you're more than satisfied with Sony's current-generation console. But there's still a whole lot more you can do to make your life as a PS5 owner a million times better. Of course, we're alluding to you outfitting your dedicated game room with the best PS5 accessories. On that topic, we're going to make you aware of the PS5's top-tier controllers, headsets, Solid State Drive, external hard drive, charging station and so much more. The following list of the 17 PS5 accessories all come highly recommended and are definitely worth considering for some cool gaming gift ideas for the holidays!

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Best Controllers

1. DualSense Wireless Controller

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As soon as you set up your PS5, we're sure you've already played Astro's Playroom and were wowed by the cool rumble and trigger features utilized in conjunction with the DualSense Wireless Controller. Now that that gamepad is available in several colorways besides its default white/black variation, it's definitely worth getting another one for local multiplayer fun or just having an extra one on hand when your first controller runs out of battery life. The DualSense comes in the following alternate colors - Cobalt Blue, Cosmic Red, Galactic Purple, Grey Camouflage, Midnight Black, Nova Pink, Starlight Blue, Sterling Silver, and Volvanic Red.

Buy Now, $69

2. DualSense Edge Wireless Controller

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Now if you want an even more precise PS5 controller to aid you during your time spent playing first-person shooters, fighting games, and even more competitive genres, it's worth checking out the PlayStation DualSense Edge Wireless Controller. What stands out for this "Pro" controller are changeable stick caps, remappable inputs, custom settings, replaceable analog stick modules, and all of the adaptive trigger & haptic feedback features that come with the standard DualSense controller. Gamers who are interested in personalizing their controller experience to the absolute max will want to invest in this one.

Buy Now, $199

3. PS5 Access Controller

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Sony Interactive Entertainment

For PS5 owners who know of disabled gamers in their lives or are disabled themselves, Sony created the perfect customizable controller for you all - the PS5 Access Controller. The wide swath of this specialized gamepad, the fact that it can be operated from any 360-degree orientation, its capability of being placed on flat surfaces while in play, and its ability to attach to an AMPS pattern mount all make it perfectly usable for disabled gamers. The PS5 Access Controller is highly adaptable to many types of handicapped gamers thanks to easily swappable buttons & stick caps, an adjustable stick length, configurations for up to 30 individual control profiles, and so much more. Feel free to check out this video of the PS5 Access Controller to watch it in action!

Buy Now, $89

4. SCUF Customized DualSense Wireless Controller


When we're talking about the best PS5 accessories that fall under the category of controllers, we'd like to point you toward a custom controller-focused company called SCUF. You can make the DualSense look even more striking via some of the prettier custom designs on display via the site, such as Cherry Blossom, Omen, Iridescent, and Respawn. The PS5 DualSense custom controller variations SCUF has to offer include the SCUF Reflex, Reflex FPS, Reflex Pro, and Reflex Base. With any of those controllers in your collection, you'll get even nicer at dominating the competition in FPS games and fighters.

Buy Now, Prices Start at $239.98

5. PDP Victrix Pro BFG Wireless Gaming Controller

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It shouldn't come as a shock that the PDP Victrix Pro BFG Wireless Gaming Controller is regarded as one of the best options for gamers who compete under the thriving esports banner. The longer-lasting battery life is definitely preferred over the one for the regular DualSense, plus the controller comes in handy for FGC (Fighting Game Community) members since the right stick can be switched out for six microswitch buttons. Oh, and by the way! The D-Pad, analog stick caps, and analog stick gates are also interchangeable. This controller's four mappable back buttons are customizable, plus there are multi-position clutch triggers, wired/wireless compatibility, and incredible sound quality thanks to the audio jack that works perfectly with Sony PS5 3D Audio. You can trust this third-party controller since it's officially licensed by Sony PlayStation!

Buy Now, $179.99

Best Arcade/Fight Stick

6. PDP Victrix Pro FS Arcade Stick

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PDP is popping back up on this list of the best PS5 accessories thanks to this incredibly well-made fight stick. The PDP Victrix Pro FS Arcade Stick comes outfitted with top-of-the-line Sanwa Denshi parts, an ergonomic button layout that allows for maximum comfortability, and an extra durable build that makes this arcade stick built to last. This fight stick's quick-access back panel makes it easy to customize in a hurry thanks to easily swappable buttons, joystick, and more. If you're more interested in using a variation of this controller that uses directional buttons in place of an actual stick, switch your focus to picking up the PDP Victrix Pro FS-12. The silver color option is cool and all for these arcade sticks, but we honestly prefer the purple one!

Buy Now, $399.99

Best Racing Wheel

7. Logitech G923 Racing Wheel and Pedals

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PS5 owners who are fully prepared to square off a whole corner of their room for a masterful racing game wheel and pedals setup, look no further than this next accessories recommendation. The Logitech G923 offers incredible feedback thanks to the usage of something called "TRUEFORCE" technology, which connects to any and all racing game engines by processing them at 4000 times a second to produce feelings of ultra-realism. The racing wheel's programmable dual-clutch, built-in rev indicator with LED lights, and progressive brake pedals also come together to make this the perfect setup for Gran Turismo fans. If you want to go all the way with even more gear for the Logitech G923, you can add a shifter or a wired headset.

Buy Now, Prices Start at $311.29

Best Remote

8. PlayStation Media Remote

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The PlayStation Media Remote is perfect for non-gamers who regard the PS5 as a media hub for their favorite streaming services. It's better to use this over the DualSense controller since the remote comes with built-in buttons already set toward the play, pause, fast forward, and rewind buttons. What's really notable about this first-party Sony PlayStation media remote is that it comes with dedicated buttons that'll take you straight to the Disney+, Netflix, Spotify, and YouTube streaming apps. Once you're done getting through your latest gaming session, hand this slick media remote to your movie-watching roommate or partner so they can go on a show binger soon after.

Buy Now, $29.99

Best Headsets

9. PlayStation PULSE 3D Wireless Headset

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With the newest Sony PlayStation console hardware in your collection, you're most likely on the lookout for a current-gen headset that completes your PS5 accessories arrangement. This first-party officially licensed wireless headset outputs amazing audio feedback thanks to the implementation of amazing Temple 3D AudioTech. With that feature at the heart of this wireless headset, your ears will be treated to crisp 3D Audio with up to 12 hours of battery life intact. The PlayStation Pulse 3D Wireless Headset not only sounds great, but it also looks great - you can pick up the white edition to perfectly match up with your console or get the Gray Camoflouge or Midnight Black color variations.

Buy Now, $98.95

10. SteelSeries Arctis Nova Pro Wireless Multi-System Gaming Headset

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SteelSeries is known by gamers everywhere for putting out some of the finest gaming headsets for console and PC owners. The Arctis Nova Pro version is another solid wireless headset option for PS5 owners if you're looking for a model that's a bit beefier yet immensely comfortable atop your head during hours-long gaming sessions. The audio output delivered by this headset is top-of-the-line quality thanks to the power of the Nova Pro Acoustic System. Along with that feature, the Arctis Nova Pro is capable of blessing you with a great audio experience thanks to 360-degree Spatial Audio that's compatible with Tempest 3D Audio for PS5, a Pro-Grade Parametric EQ feature that helps you zero in on specific sounds while gaming, Active Noise Cancellation, a dual battery hot-swap system, and so much more.

Buy Now, $341.28

Best SSD

11. Seagate Firecuda 530

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When it comes to picking up the best PS5 accessories that give you more internal console space to hold more of your digital game storage, it's worth checking out the Seagate Firecuda 530 SSD. You can pick up different GB and TB size versions of this SSD, which include 250 GB, 500GB, 1TB, 2TB, 4TB, 8TB, and 500TB. With a Heatsink model available, you won't have to worry about doing any extra installation work - you can just go ahead and plug this into your PS5's SSD Expansion Slot. The transfer speeds on this SSD are blisteringly fast, so it won't take too long to throw all the downloaded games that don't fit in our PS5's HD right onto your brand spanking new Seagate Firecuda 530.

Buy Now, Prices Start at $49.99

Best External Hard Drive

12. Western Digital P50 Game Drive

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Western Digital has a strong penchant for putting out some of the finest external hard drives for consoles and PCs. One of the models that's tailor-made for PS5 right now is the P50 Game Drive, which starts at 500GB and goes up to a maximum storage limit of 4TB. The best scenario with these WD external hard drives is to store your PS4 games library on them, which helps free up tons of internal storage for your PS5 games. It's well-protected thanks to its shock-resistant design and features SSD speeds that go up to 2000MB/s, which will treat you to quick transfer speeds when it comes time to switch over old and new games to it.

Buy Now, Prices Start at $164.99

Best Charging Station

13. PlayStation DualSense Charging Station

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Now if you have four DualSense controllers on deck, the best method toward having all of them charged and ready to go is by having this PlayStation DualSense Charging Station. You'll have your USB-C charging cable to charge one controller while you're playing with the other one while the other two DualSense controllers are getting charged up by this device without having them hooked up to the console itself. Freeing up your precious USB ports on your PS5 for other accessories while this charging station handles all the DualSense charging work externally is the perfect scenario, we say!

Buy Now, $29.96

Best Virtual Reality Headset

14. PlayStation VR2 (PSVR2)

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Entering the next generation of virtual technology via Sony's latest over-the-head hardware is a must. Now that you own a PS5, it's only right that you pick up a PlayStation VR2 so you can enjoy a collection of exclusive experiences that cater to the up-close and personal feel of VR games. This headset features dual OLED panels with a 4K display resolution and 90 Hz/120 Hz frame rate. Plus there's a field of view that's approximately 110 degrees, so you'll be immersed in your digital surroundings as you look to your left and your right during your VR adventures. The controllers that come with the PS VR2 feel amazing and do a phenomenal job of magnifying the onscreen action coming through the headset. Check out our list of the best PS VR2 games to build up a nice playlist once you've acquired this sweet piece of VR tech!

Buy Now, $549

Best Camera

15. PlayStation HD Camera

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Next up on our list of the best PS5 accessories is a device catered to streamers who want to look as crisp as possible to all the viewers watching them live. This product is the officially Sony-licensed PS5 HD Camera, which is super easy to set up right out of the box. This camera comes outfitted with dual lenses for 1080p capture and a built-in stand that can be set right onto your TV/monitor. Another great feature of the PS5 HD Camera is the way in which it works in conjunction with the console's built-in background removal tools that crop out your background or replace it with a green screen.

Buy Now, $55.99

Best Cooler

16. SCRY Artic PS5 Cooler

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Play your PS5 for a few hours and you'll begin to actually hear it work a bit harder and feel the heat coming right out of the back of it. The best way to extend your PS5's lifecycle and cool it down as much as possible while your gaming for hours on end is by getting a cooling fan. The best one we happened to come upon is the SCRY Artic PS5 Cooler - this one comes with six attachable engineered high-speed fans that are incredibly quiet while they're all active. You can lay your console down horizontally or stand it up vertically while having these cooling fans hooked right onto the PS5 in either position. The SCRY Artic PS5 Cooler comes in the following color variations - black, grey, blue, and red. By the way, you can also pick up this device with the SCRY's additional Super Claw Grips for your DualSense controllers and the AirTight Dust Kit that keeps dust from entering your PS5's backports.

Buy Now, $39.90

Best Console Cover

17. PS5 Console Covers

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Now that you have a bunch of DualSense controllers outfitted in various color schemes, it might be time for you to switch up the look of your PS5 cover plates. The color options you can switch out your default white plates for include Nova Pink, Cosmic Red, Midnight Black, Galactic Purple, Starlight Blue, Gray Camaflouge, Sterling Silver, Volcanic Red, Cobalt Blue, and the LeBron James Limited Edition design.

Buy Now, Prices Start at $54.99
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