If you’re still rocking a PlayStation or PlayStation 2 console and want to play classic titles with a modern controller, 8BitDo has a solution for you.
The gaming accessory company has released a new version of its Retro Receiver that allows users to use modern controllers with older PlayStation consoles.
Introducing 8BitDo Retro Receiver for PS. Play PS1 and PS2 with your favorite controller. Compatible with Xbox One, Series, and Elite controllers, DualShock4, DualSense, Wii U Pro, Switch Pro controllers, and more. Plug-and-play, lag-free.
— 8BitDo (@8BitDo) August 9, 2023
Here are all the controllers the Retro Receiver is compatible with:
- DualShock 4, DualSense, and DualSense Edge Controllers
- Xbox One, Series, Elite Series 2, Elite Series 2 — Core, and Adaptive Controllers
- Wii U Pro and Switch Pro Controllers
- 8BitDo Ultimate Bluetooth, Pro 2, SN30 Pro+, SN30 Pro, SN30 Pro for Android, Lite 2, Lite SE, and Lite Controllers; Arcade Stick; PS1 Modkit and PS1 Classic Modkit
The receiver costs $24.99 USD (roughly $33.5 CAD), and plugs into the controller port of your PS1 or PS2. It also supports Windows 10 and 11 PCs, so you can use it to play games on your computer as well.
The receiver isn’t available on Amazon currently, but it can be purchased directly from 8BitDo’s website.
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