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FCC reveals images of an all-black PS5 DualSense controller

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New images of an entirely black, and unannounced, PS5 (opens in new tab) DualSense controller have popped up online.

This comes just weeks after nine images of an entirely disassembled controller (opens in new tab) appeared on Instagram, granting a closer look at the internal workings of the new DualSense.

Right now, the only PS5 controller (opens in new tab) shipping with the console – or available as a separate peripheral – features a two-toned black and white design. These pictures, however – which come from the United States' Federal Communications Commission (opens in new tab) (thanks, VGC (opens in new tab)) and were seemingly filed way back in April 2020 – show an entirely black face and thumbsticks. Here, take a peek below:

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Given this controller features no markings on the buttons, it's suggested by some that the controller might actually be one intended only for PS5 development kits given to studios and press ahead of release, and may never have been intended for public release. Right now, though, no-one's entirely sure, so we can only speculate on whether or not it will eventually come to market. Here's hoping, though, right? 

We're now weeks away from the PS5 launch, and we finally have all the details for Sony's next-gen console, including an amazing look at the PS5 UI (opens in new tab) at last. That joins info on the PS5 price (opens in new tab), the PS5 launch games (opens in new tab), and that all-important release date. For more, check out our guide to everything we know so far about the PS5.

Here are all the PS5 games (opens in new tab) you could be playing on your new controller.

Vikki Blake
Vikki Blake

Vikki Blake is GamesRadar+'s Weekend Reporter. Vikki works tirelessly to ensure that you have something to read on the days of the week beginning with 'S', and can also be found contributing to outlets including the BBC, Eurogamer, and GameIndustry.biz. Vikki also runs a weekly games column at NME, and can be frequently found talking about Destiny 2 and Silent Hill on Twitter.