Best PS5 Accessories: Must-Have Gear For PlayStation 5

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If you're one of the lucky few that has managed to secure a PS5, grabbing some of the best accessories for the console can be great to enhance your overall gaming experience.

The best PS5 accessories can do all sorts, from providing greater levels of immersion while gaming to bringing efficient time-saving solutions to your setup.

With that in mind, from looking closely at specs, reviews and any other additional features we have compiled this list of our top PS5 accessories.

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So, whether you're looking to take advantage of 3D audio on PS5, need more storage for all of your games or are simply looking for an excellent controller charging station, we've got you covered.

With that being said, let's get straight into it!

Best PS5 Accessories

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Best PS5 Controller - DualSense Wireless Controller

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Brand: Sony | Colour(s): White, Midnight Black, Cosmic Red, Nova Pink, Starlight Blue, Galactic Purple | Weight: 430 grams | Connectivity: Wireless

The DualSense Wireless controller was introduced alongside the next-gen console and we think it is fantastic, especially when compared to the DualShock 4.

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Of course, one DualSense controller is included with the PS5, but grabbing a spare can be essential for many.

This controller features both haptic feedback and adaptive triggers, which should help bring you greater immersion while gaming.

Plus, the DualSense is also available in an array of colours allowing you to add some personal touch to your setup.

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Best PS5 Headset - Pulse 3D Headset

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Brand: Sony | Colour(s): White, Midnight Black | Weight: 295 grams | Connectivity: Wireless

If you're looking to take your immersive gaming experience further and take advantage of 3D audio on the PS5, the Pulse 3D headset could be what you're after.

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In terms of sound, this headset boasts a fine-tuned audio experience thanks to the Tempest 3D AudioTech, which is impressive even when compared to Dolby Atmos.

When it comes to comfort, this headset features plush earpads and a lightweight strap for reduced strain even during those marathon gaming sessions.

The Pulse 3D also connects wirelessly to the PS5, allowing you freedom of movement while gaming.

Plus, the sleek design of the Pulse 3D headset matches the PS5 theme which we think compliments the console.

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Best PS5 M.2 SSD - Samsung 980 Pro

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Brand: Samsung | Capacity: 256GB, 512GB, 1TB, 2TB | Weight: 8 grams | Read Speeds: 7,000MB/s

If you're interested in taking advantage of the expandable internal storage on PS5, the Samsung 980 Pro could be what you're looking for.

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This Gen 4 M.2 SSD features lightning-fast read speeds of up to 7,000MB/s allowing you to transfer your data with ease.

It also comes equipped with up to 2TB of storage which should be more than enough to store all of your games.

And you can even play games directly off of the Samsung 980 Pro which saves you from having to move files around.

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Best PS5 Charging Dock - DualSense Charging Station

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Brand: Sony | Colour: White/Black | Weight: 498 grams | Charging Capacity: 2 DualSense Controllers

If you have more than one PS5 DualSense controller, grabbing yourself the official charging station can be an excellent solution to keep your controllers charged and your set-up tidy.

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This accessory allows you to charge up to two controllers at once without the need for multiple cables.

The DualSense charging dock also works as a neat stand to keep your controllers on when not in use.

Best PS5 Remote - PS5 Media Remote

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Brand: Sony | Colour: White | Weight: 290 grams | Connectivity: Wireless | Batteries: 2 AA batteries required (Included)

Not only is the PS5 an outstanding gaming machine but it also features a ton of entertainment apps.

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The PS5 Media remote allows you to navigate your PS5 menus without the need for your DualSense controller.

This means if your controller should run out of battery, you'll still be able to watch Netflix or YouTube whilst you wait for your controller to charge.

The Media Remote also makes it easy to access Disney+, Netflix, Spotify and YouTube thanks to built-in shortcut buttons.

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Best PS5 External SSD - WD_Black P50 Game Drive

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Brand: Western Digital | Colour: Black | Capacity: 500GB, 1TB, 2TB, 4TB | Item Dimensions: 11.81 x 6.2 x 1.4 cm | Weight: 115 grams | Read Speeds: 2,000 MB/s

The WD_Black P50 game drive is another excellent way to expand your storage and make way for all of the latest releases.

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When it comes to capacity, the P50 is available with 500GB, 1TB, 2TB or 4TB of additional storage.

Plus, this SSD also features rapid read speeds of up to 2,000MB/s allowing you to quickly transfer data.

The WD_Black P50 game drive is also compatible with several devices making it great for gaming setups with multiple consoles.

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Best PS5 Webcam - PS5 HD Camera

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Brand: Sony | Colour: White/Black | Resolution: 1080p | Item Dimensions: 19.8 x 12.1 x 7 cm | Weight: 350 grams

Another excellent accessory for PS5 is the PlayStation HD Camera.

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This is especially useful for content creators or if you're looking to start streaming on platforms such as Twitch.

If you already know how to record gameplay on your PS5, grabbing this camera can allow you to record yourself at the same time.

The PS5 HD Camera even features special background removal tools, allowing you to crop out or replace your background while you stream.

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Best PS5 Online Service - PlayStation Plus

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If you're looking to get the most out of your PS5, grabbing yourself a PlayStation Plus membership is well worth considering.

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PlayStation Plus gives you access to online play, allowing you to get competitive or play games with friends.

Not only this, but you will also receive two new downloadable games per month and exclusive discounts on the PlayStation store.

If you're looking to explore every aspect of the PS5, then getting a PlayStation Plus membership can be essential.

It is also worth noting that Sony has confirmed a PS Plus revamp launch coming in June.

This will include three separate tiers of membership, with the cheapest being the same as the current price and the most premium version coming in at $119.99 / £99.99.

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