PlayStation’s official PS Remote Play app received a new major update today for Android 12.
The new Android 12 update for the PS Remote Play app now supports the DualSense controller for PlayStation 5.
The new update brings several other improvements to the original app with better compatibility.
The PS5 DualSense controller was already compatible with mobile phones. But the actual user interface with Android devices was quite poor.
The device was not recognized by the computer system while trying to connect.
However, the new update has resolved all the issues which now lets you use the DualSense controller more user-friendly.
PlayStation has officially made this announcement via their Twitter handle. You can find out more about their official announcement from the below-embedded tweet. Take a look!
As noted above, the new update adds up several improvements. PlayStation 5 users can use their console with more control on Remote Play.
The new compatibility of the Remote Play now allows PlayStation console users to play their games from remote locations on a smartphone. Yes, it is now compatible with the Android 12 devices.
The new update for Android 12 also added support for DualShock 4 touchpad. Besides this, the update brings support for the motion sensors, battery indicators, and more.
Being a major update, it brings many improvements including support for Android’s Remote Play and DualShock 4 Touchpad.
About DualShock 4 TouchPad
The DualShock 4 TouchPad is also known as DualShock 4 Controller. The DualShock 4 controller was released with the PlayStation 4 edition as an individual controller to play the game more efficiently.
The new update adds many improvements to this controller also. We have mentioned above the improvements to this controller in the above part.
The DualShock 4 controller supports a light bar, motion sensor, touchpad, and vibrator. The update brings a battery indicator and several other improvements to make it more effective.
The PlayStation 4 supports Android 10 and Android 11. So it won’t support Android 12. The new features and improvements will be supported on the devices running on Android’s latest edition i.e. Android 12.
If you have got the latest Android 12 update, you can update the Remote Play app from the Play Store to get all the new features for your PS5 gaming console.
Google has released its new Android edition i.e. Android 12 for the public a month’s go. The official rollout of the new update is not up to the mark.
Only a few devices have received this update including Samsung’s new Galaxy S21 devices. The company is planning to make the update available to more devices in the coming weeks.
Initially, the Android 12 update will be released for high-end Android devices only. The same update will be made available to other high-end devices and mid-end devices gradually.
DualSense and DualShock 4 Compatibility
DualSense is available on both Android and iOS platforms. It is compatible with Android 12 or later editions of the Android Operating System and iOS 14.5 or later iOS editions.
It is also compatible with Windows PC and Mac systems.
DualShock 4 is available for Android and iOS devices. It is compatible with Android 10, Android 11.
And for iPhone and iPad devices running on iOS 13 or above version. The same controller is compatible with Windows and Mac PC systems.
To get the DualSense experience on your Android through the Remote Play app, you need to check for the new update. If you own a new high-end Android device, you will receive a new Android 12 update soon.
The update is already rolled out for Samsung Galaxy S21, Galaxy S21+, and Galaxy S21 Ultra devices by Samsung. Soon, it will be available for other Android devices.
Unfortunately, Android devices running on older versions won’t be able to get the DualSense support.
They have to wait for the new Android 12 update. The updated version of the PlayStation’s Remote Play app is available on PlayStore for Android users.
However, the new features will work only on Android 12-powered Android devices.