GameStop-exclusive Magma Red DualShock 4 released in U.S.

magma-red-dualshock4Sony Computer Entertainment has quietly added a new color to the line of DualShock 4 in the U.S. as the Magma Red version of the official PlayStation 4 controller can now be purchased exclusively at GameStop.

The same color originally appeared in Japan along with the Urban Camouflage and Wave Blue variations. However, it wasn’t officially released in the United States region until now. Along with the three aforementioned colors, the DualShock 4 also comes in Jet Black and Glacier White.

If you haven’t heard already, Sony also announced that the 20th Anniversary Edition of the DualShock 4 at E3 2015, which is coming out later this September. The new variant using the same grey color scheme as the original controller from the PS1. If you are interested, you can preorder the DualShock 4 20th Anniversary Edition on Amazon with this link.

The DualShock 4 comes with several significant improvements when compared to the previous DualShock releases on the PS1, PS2 and PS3. It is a lot easier to hold thanks to its bigger handles along with better grips for the analog sticks and shoulder triggers. Sony also added a light bar and touch pad to the PS4 controller, adding new gameplay possibilities for games that take advantage of those features.