Sony confirmed the 'Playstation 5' name and release date on October 8th. . The upcoming console will feature a new controller intended to provide a more immersive experience. The controller will have haptic feedback, which will replace the “rumble” effect with a “broader range of feedback.”. With haptics … crashing into a wall in a race car feels much different than making a tackle on the football field. You can even get a sense for a variety of textures when running through fields of grass or plodding through mud. , President & CEO of Sony Interactive Entertainment Jim Ryan. The new controller also boasts adaptive triggers, which will allow users to feel resistance in more detailed manners. 'Wired' had a hands-on preview and noted that the controller looks “an awful lot like the PS4’s DualShock 4.”. Sony is also showing off the console's new SSD. which means games will take up less space. . Fans will have to stay tuned for more details about the release.