Some PS5 DualSense controllers have been affected by a joystick drifting downside that makes it behave as in the event you have been pushing the stick in a single route if you’re in actual fact doing no such factor. Some avid gamers declare it is so unhealthy that they’re suing Sony. Now a brand new teardown has shed some gentle on the problem.

iFixit has cracked open the PS5 controller to research the issue. Based on the location, it is primarily attributable to the ‘potentiometer’ joystick modules, which solely have an working lifetime of two million cycles. That feels like quite a bit, however it means the controllers of devoted avid gamers may malfunction in as little as 4 to seven months (although some have claimed their controllers began performing up from the day they have been taken out of the packaging).

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