The PS5 controller could feature its own in-built microphone for voice command, headset-free party chat, and more, a newly discovered patent from Sony Interactive Entertainment.
It was First spotted by a user on Reddit, the patent for the controller was filed with the WIPO earlier last year, but has only now just become available for public viewing, and reveals that PlayStation has developed ideas for a game pad with its own microphone sat on the front face of the device itself.
This does corroborates with previously leaked patents and images of the DualShock 5, what have also suggested that the next-gen controller could include a larger touch pad, back buttons, and backwards compatibility with the PS4.
This is by no means confirmation that Sony is going ahead and developing this technology for the DualShock 5,
The stage is set for a big PlayStation Meeting in February, with rumours that Sony plans to fully unveil the PS5 within the next few weeks.