The 8 Best PlayStation 4 Accessories For PS4 Owners
Here are the must-have PS4 accessories.
There's no better time to own a PlayStation 4 or the more powerful PS4 Pro. Although nearly six years have passed since the original console launched, excellent games continue to be released for PS4 all the time, including Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice, The Division 2, Devil May Cry 5, and Resident Evil 2. Plus, the PS4 has an impressive lineup of exclusive games you won't find on any other console, such as Marvel's Spider-Man, Bloodborne, God of War, Horizon Zero Dawn, Gravity Rush 2, and many more.
So you've got your PS4 and a library of games, but what if you could make your entire PS4 experience even better? With a few thoughtfully selected accessories, you can. We've pulled together an array of helpful items that can make the time you spend with your PS4 more enjoyable. Take a look at our picks below. And if you have any PS4 accessories you couldn't live without, let us know in the comments.
1. PlayStation Plus Subscription
As you might have noticed, lots of the biggest blockbusters these days are online multiplayer games. To play the vast majority of these titles on PS4, you need a PlayStation Plus subscription. Thankfully, PS Plus also gives you free games each month as well as special discounts.
2. Extra DualShock 4 Controller
Whether you want to play local co-op games or keep going when your controller runs out of batteries, it's always nice having at least one more controller around. They also come in a variety of colors, so you can pick the one you like best.
- Buy a DualShock 4 controller -- $45
3. Hard Drive
It doesn't matter whether you play physical or digital PS4 games--your onboard storage can fill up fast. Plugging in an external hard drive is the easiest way to get additional storage space, but upgrading your internal hard drive is a pretty easy DIY project as well.
4. Media Remote
Is it a first-world problem to be annoyed by the brief time it takes to turn on your PS4 controller to pause Netflix? Certainly. Is it nice having a remote control that works instantly? Absolutely.
- Buy a PS4 media remote -- $25
5. PlayStation VR
Calling PSVR an accessory is selling it short. It's a comfortable headset that acts as a gateway to virtual worlds ranging from Doom to Skyrim to Resident Evil 7. Read our PSVR review for more details.
- Buy PlayStation VR -- $250
6. PSVR Aim Controller
If you have a PSVR headset, there's no better way to play compatible first-person shooters in VR than with the Aim controller.
- Buy a PSVR Aim Controller -- $60
7. PlayStation Gold Wireless Headset
Whether you're after incredible 7.1 virtual surround sound or just want a reliable way to communicate with your online teammates, the PlayStation Gold wireless headset has you covered.
8. Controller Charging Station
If you're like me, you don't always remember to plug in your controller to keep it charged up. But if you store your controllers on a charging station, you don't have to.
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