This week the official PlayStation Blog unveiled two new licensed professional controllers for the PlayStation 4.

Called the Razer Raiju and the Nacon Revolution, they are new eSports controllers that have been licensed by Sony to provide competitive and pro players with more choice.

No information on pricing has been revealed for the Razer Raiju yet, however, Razer did say that it will launch in the holiday season of 2016, along with the following:

The Razer team’s extensive knowledge in developing eSports peripherals made them an ideal partner to create a tournament-grade controller for PS4. Designed for conquering professional eSports tournaments, the Razer Raiju is equipped with advanced controller customisation and ergonomics. Its features include:

– Two extra bumpers and two extra detachable triggers
– Built-in control panel on the front of the controller
– Trigger-stop switches and hair trigger mode for ultra-fast trigger responses
– Two custom profiles which you can instantly switch between and modify
– 3.5mm headset jack and dedicated headset volume and mic mute controls
– Detachable analog stick rubber caps which provide extra grip during intense gaming sessions
– Compatibility with all PS4 systems via the braided 3m-long USB cable – detachable for easy storage

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The Nacon Revolution will also be available for the holiday season of 2016, which they revealed the following about:

Developed with the eSport player in mind, the Nacon team of industrial designers and engineers collaborated with pro-gamers to develop the Revolution Pro Controller to meet a wide range of their gameplay needs.

Thanks to this collaboration, the Revolution Pro Controller features include:

– 46° amplitude dual analogue sticks, enhanced with innovative firmware for advanced eSports accuracy and reach
– Four extra shortcut buttons
– Eight-way directional pad
– Four custom profiles – all configurable via the companion PC application, enabling players to: re-map buttons, assign macros to the four shortcut controls and adjust analog and trigger sensitivity
– Two internal compartments with six additional weights – for a tailored balance and feel
– Compatibility with all PS4 systems via the 3m-long secure connection USB cable – detachable for easy storage

Source: PS Blog

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