Those “spikes” explain why haptic sensations in Astro’s Playroom feel especially sharp. When raindrops hit Astro’s umbrella, players can feel each individual drop plopping around the controller rather than a steady rattle that washes over their hands. It’s easy to visualize how that works when thinking of what an individual raindrop looks like in soundwave form. It’s a quick blip with no real buildup or decay time. … [Read more...] about PS5’s DualSense controller is changing how games are made in one surprising way
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