Following up on our report a week ago, Sony has now put up an official page for upgrading your DualSense PC firmware! Since its release, while you can use the DualSense on PC, you can’t update its firmware without a PS5. With this new software, PC players can now update their DualSense without the need for a PS5.
Here’s the instructions for updating the DualSense PC firmware via the page put up by Sony:
If it’s your first time updating the firmware, you need to install the app on your Windows PC. The next time you need to update the firmware, start from step 3.
1. Download [Firmware updater for DualSense wireless controller] and save it to your desktop or other location.
2. Run the installation file, and then follow the on-screen instructions to install the app.During the installation, you might see a request to download additional software that’s needed to use [Firmware updater for DualSense wireless controller]. To download this software, follow the on-screen instructions.
3.Launch [Firmware updater for DualSense wireless controller].
4.Use a USB cable to connect your controller to your Windows PC, and then follow the on-screen instructions to start the update.
Don’t turn off your Windows PC or disconnect the USB cable during the update.When the update is complete, a message appears. Select [OK] to finish the process.
You can update the firmware for only one controller at a time. To update the firmware for multiple controllers, you need to do each controller individually.
You can download the necessary software via this link, and it has all the necessary stuff you’ll need to update the firmware. This is great news for those who are big fans of the DualSense controller but not actual owners of a PS5.
It’s not surprising that the DualSense has a fanbase even amongst the PC crowd, as the controller has been named the “Best Controller Ever” in a fan tournament for the BAFTA. Check out the full article here.