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Sony Announces Mini PS4 Controller for Kids

Sony Announces Mini PS4 Controller for Kids
From IGN - October 18, 2017
By Jordan Oloman

Sony has revealed a mini PlayStation 4 controller aimed at children.

The officially licensed peripheral, dubbed theMini Wired Gamepad,was revealed in a post onPlayStation Blog, where the full design of the fun-sized gamepad is showcased.The controller is made by Hori, known for their fighting sticks and controller designs for a variety of platforms.

The PlayStation 4 Mini Wired Gamepad is 40 percent smaller than the regular DualShock 4, sacrificing the standard controller's touch pad and light bar. Certain touch-based inputs will still be simulated by the smaller left and right sticks.

Sony'sproduct is aimed towards young children, allowing them to handle the controller with ease due to its smaller design.The controller is wired with a 10-foot cable, andwill launch this holiday in the U.S. and Canada for a suggested retail price of $30 USD/$40 CAD.

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