Sony made a customized PS4 controller for a gamer with cerebral palsy

Sony made a custom PS4 controller for a gamer with cerebral palsy

It is robust to make use of devices when you have got cerebral palsy — few of their interfaces take the motion dysfunction under consideration. Nevertheless, a Sony staffer went the additional mile to ensure this wasn’t an issue for one gamer. When Peter Byrne wrote Sony complaining that the DualShock four’s touchpad was troublesome to make use of together with his cerebral palsy (he’d inadvertently hit the pad and pause the sport), the corporate’s Alex Nawabi made him a customized model of the official PS4 gamepad. The modified controller, which took 10 hours to make, disables the touchpad and makes use of one other button to satisfy that position.

It is a particularly sort gesture by itself, nevertheless it will get higher: Nawabi constructed a second controller simply in case the primary one breaks, so Byrne possible will not have to fret about asking for an additional favor. Whereas this is not the identical as a full-fledged manufacturing mannequin, it exhibits that it is attainable to accommodate players’ particular wants with comparatively little effort.