is this the new playstation controller

Game site Destructoid has stumbled upon a photo of what looks like a never-seen before PlayStation controller. Obviously, the first question that comes to mind is : is that the PlayStation 4 controller? First of all, let’s take a look: the biggest change is in the middle, and there seems to be a glossy surface that could be a touch display or a display of some sort. Secondly the little holes in the middle do look like a microphone – possibly for voice commands. Or it may just be a weird speaker. At the very bottom, there is a little protrusion that may be a 3.5mm headphone jack, which would be great for multiplayer games, or for silent play in general.

In the front the glowing thing reminds me of the Move controllers, so I dare speculating that this would be used for motion tracking, and if that was the case, this would mean that more titles could rely on some form of basic motion sensing. It’s really fun to speculate over this, but in the end, I would bet that this is a prototype rather than the final controller. That said, it may provide good hints as of what type of functionality the final controller may have. Also, keep in mind that most prototypes come with all possible extensions and connectors, but it doesn’t mean that the final product will.  What do you think?

We’ll have more answers next week as Ubergizmo is heading to Sony’s PlayStation event in New York. Stay tuned!

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