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Feel the Shock Next Week!

Kristin Neirinckx's Avatar Posted by Marketing Manager, PSP


Rumble is back with the DUALSHOCK 3 wireless controller for PLAYSTATION 3. These are shipping to store shelves as we speak, so be on the lookout for them next week. Now I know that the list of compatible games is the most important thing to you, so we’re including that at the bottom of this post. The titles with an asterisk in the list below will require a patch in order to activate the rumble feature. The patch will automatically download to your PS3 if your console is connected online. If you are not connected online, check our PlayStation Knowledge Center for more information.

We will be launching have launched a web page on the PlayStation website later this morning dedicated to informing you of what titles use force feedback. This list will be expanding as new titles become compatible, so be sure to be sure to check back. You can also keep an eye out for this icon:

DUALSHOCK 3 compatible

This will be located on all new software releases that are DUALSHOCK 3 compatible.

Just to give you a small refresher course, the DUALSHOCK 3 wireless controller includes pressure sensors that rumble with each action. SIXAXIS technology is also included, so you can still use motion control, and the controller features Bluetooth technology for wireless gameplay. You can pick it up at any of the major retailers and at a cost $54.99 MSRP.

Here’s the complete list of titles supporting the DUALSHOCK 3 at launch:

  • SCEA – Formula One Championship Edition* (PS3)
  • SCEA – MotorStorm* (PS3)
  • SCEA – Gran Turismo 5 Prologue (PS3)
  • SCEA – High Velocity Bowling (PSN)
  • SCEA – MLB 08: The Show (PS3)
  • SCEA – Uncharted: Drake’s Fortune (PS3)
  • SCEA – Resistance: Fall of Man* (PS3)
  • SCEA – Ratchet & Clank Future: Tools of Destruction (PS3)
  • SCEA – Go! Sports Ski* (PSN)
  • SCEA – Folklore* (PS3)
  • SCEA – Heavenly Sword* (PS3)
  • SCEA – Warhawk* (PSN / PS3)
  • SCEA – Super Stardust HD* (PSN)
  • SCEA – Snakeball (PSN)
  • SCEA – Toy Home (PSN)
  • SCEA – PSOne Emulation (PSN)
  • SCEA – Piyotama (PSN)
  • SCEA – PixelJunk Monsters (PSN)
  • SCEA – Blast Factor* (PSN)
  • Sega – Condemned 2: Bloodshot (PS3)
  • Ubisoft – Lost: Via Domus (PS3)
  • Ubisoft – Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Vegas 2* (PS3)
  • EA – Burnout Paradise (PS3)
  • KOEI – Dynasty Warriors 6 (PS3)
  • Capcom – Devil May Cry 4 (PS3)
  • Atari – Dragon Ball Z Burst Limit (PS3)
  • Disney Interactive – Turok (PS3)
  • Sierra Games – TimeShift (PS3)


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Krippler said:

April 4th, 4:39 am

Got my DS3 Yesterday!! @ EB Games loving it very much!

NetheRealm said:

April 4th, 7:18 am

I’ve never even seen a woman get this excited over a vibrator

NetheRealm said:

April 4th, 7:26 am

You’d think they were releasing the Virtual Reality controller.

jollyrogers said:

April 4th, 9:32 am

I am planning to buy a new PS3. Will the box be shipping with DS3 anytime soon or will still be shipping with SIXAXIS?

AgentGoomba said:

April 4th, 12:26 pm

Close to the anniversary of the 64’s rumble pack. ;)

encino said:

April 4th, 1:12 pm

when will consoles ship with the DS3 packed-in ?

nabuch said:

April 4th, 2:18 pm

I haven’t read every post here, but for those wanting to know about PS and PS2 support with the new rumble pad, it definitely supports it. I just got the controller and only used it on Wild Arms Alter Code F, but it worked immediately. The new controller is also quite a bit heavier and just feels a lot sturdier.

sainraja said:

April 4th, 3:51 pm

I already got mine in the mail today. It was shipped yesterday and I got it today. (One day shipping.)

the6one said:

April 4th, 4:40 pm


Wow, amazing, stupendous, and breathtaking.

In short, PLAYSTATION 3 computer entertainment system is by far and none, the greatest playstation that this company has put together. PS3 is not only the best playstation from SCEI but it is hands down the FUTURE and BEYOND. Hence the slogan, PLAY BEYOND for the PS3. This machine is freakin amazing and I can easily see it still going strong in the year 2017 and possibly 2018!!!!!!!!

Very proud of you Sony, very proud!!!!!!!

P.S.–Can’t wait, I will soon be the proud owner of a SONY Vaio laptop computer!


BrianC6234 said:

April 4th, 7:22 pm

I just got my DS3. It’s charging. I can’t wait to try it out.

gumby54 said:

April 5th, 11:49 am

Will it be available in Canada at the same dates? Also, when will this controller be included in the PS3 console boxes. I am waiting to by my PS3 for the Dualshock3 to replace the 6Axis.??

losangeles1987 said:

April 5th, 11:51 am

I had my dualshock since the first weeks of december, and its the white ceramic one, it is so kool!!!! But as soon as the new ones come out i’m going to get myself a black one.

Bloodpool11 said:

April 6th, 1:58 am

how bout MORTAL KOMBAT 2??????????????????????????????????????? MAKE IT RUMBLE BABY!!!!

BurkEnBeans said:

April 6th, 9:35 am

picked up the ol DS3 yesterday and gotta say i’m lovin it

IceColdKilla44 said:

April 6th, 10:22 am

sweet! i’m so gettin me one o these!

Gamestop website says “in stock”, but i called them and they said its not comin out until 2 weeks…?!?!

jimmyn28 said:

April 7th, 3:09 pm

I bought my DualShock 3 today, and I think it’s absolutely fantastic. It’s much weightier than the SixAxis and feels much more akin to the DualShock 2. It’s a shame it didn’t come with another charger cable. Oh, well.

SnoopYTimes said:

April 7th, 4:53 pm

why don’t the controllers come with the usb cable to charge?

sobedude001 said:

April 7th, 5:09 pm

I love you guys at sony

so much

thank you


April 8th, 11:42 am


MUGEN02 said:

April 9th, 3:29 pm

DS 3 is great but it should of cost less and come with a usb cable.

preciousdeath said:

April 9th, 5:23 pm

I wonder how many games work, but aren’t listed? I just played Lego Star Wars: The Complete Saga and it supports rumble. [$25 special from!]

sushiballz, do you know what obsolete means? The Sixaxis will always work just fine with all future PS3 games, so it’s hardly obsolete. Rumble is just a luxury.

Syrlis said:

April 10th, 2:33 pm

when are we going to start seeing these in retail stores on the west coast? I have two target cards for these controllers and target has no idea when they’re going to get them, just that they should have them before GTA IV. even online would be good, cuz I would over night those suckers, lol I want these before GTA comes out so I have time to play some of my other ps3 games with rumble, cuz once that game comes out I won’t be playing any other game for months on end.

ikanago said:

April 10th, 7:06 pm

Will there be any sort of upgrade or trade-in program for old SIXAXIS controllers?

shlimshady said:

April 12th, 11:35 am

So Call of Duty 4 won’t work with the Dual Shock 3?

kingmoney23 said:

April 21st, 7:34 pm

isnt nba 2k8 suppose to have the rumble feature

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