Best PS5 controller skins 2022

Dualsense Ps5 Horizon Zero Dawn Comic
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Phones aren't the only pieces of tech that benefit from protective covers. Though the PS5 DualSense controller doesn't necessarily need a skin, there are plenty of reasons to get one. Maybe you want a better grip on your controller, or perhaps you don't want your pristine white case to get all dirty. On the other hand, it could be that you just want a new color. Whatever the reason, you can pick up a reasonably cheap controller skin for your DualSense. While they're all pretty similar, here are some of the best PS5 controller skins to fit your style and budget.

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When it comes to controller skins, what really differentiates them are their textured patterns and colors. Silicone is silicone, and you probably won't feel too much of a difference in that regard. So you'll need to ask yourself what kind of grip you want and what purpose you want it to serve. Do you need a cover to protect your DualSense from scratches, or one with better grip, so your hands don't slip from your controller after hours of use?

The DualSense haptic feedback and adaptive triggers help elevate games, simulating weather effects like rain or allowing alternate actions depending on how much pressure you use when pulling a trigger. Since they're some of the best PS5 controllers available, it makes sense to try and preserve these controllers as long as possible.

eXtremeRate makes excellent DualSense skins that cover the entire controller and offer scratch protection and a better grip. You can also find a textured pattern that you prefer in one of several different colors. Skins generally range from 10 to 20 bucks, so you won't spend too much if you want to purchase one.

If you haven't been able to buy a PS5 yet, and are still using your PlayStation 4, you should check out our recommendations for the best PS4 controller skins.

Jennifer Locke
Games Editor - PlayStation, Android, VR

Jennifer Locke has been playing video games nearly her entire life. You can find her posting pictures of her dog and obsessing over PlayStation and Xbox, Star Wars, and other geeky things.