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1st party solution to pair DUALSHOCK 3 w/Android

Idea 63604 | Posted in , by | September 26, 2012

With the expansion of Playstation Mobile to more Android platforms, can we get a 1st party app for pairing a DS3 controller with an Android (Playstation Mobile approved or not) tablet or phone?

 

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Cirkustanz  |  December 12th, 2012 at 10:21 pm

Why would you need this, you can already do this with the phones that support it for a VERY cheap fee.

Sure, there are many phones that this doesn’t work on (or that it will only work if the phone is rooted) but that’s an issue with the phone manufacturers/carriers being absurd about things, that Sony has nothing to do with.

Don’t even get me stared that many phones have completely different bluetooth components from one carrier to the next, some phones just literally CAN NOT do this due to their bluetooth component not having the appropriate connectivity (lots of phones running HTC Sense had this issue, due to an HTC partnership effecting things) or all kinds of other really absurd things.

I’m just saying that it’s not as easy as you might think…

Not to mention the number of people who play games on their phones that would be willing to carry around a controller is in fact quite small….Trust me I know, because I’m one of those people, and I’ve *NEVER* seen another person doing this.

How much money has Sony made through my using a PS3 controller to play games (cough yeah, they are SNES roms most of the time) on my phone?

Not even a penny.

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Techni  |  June 3rd, 2013 at 3:34 am

“Why would you need this?”

Cause the phone’s you’re talking about require rooting, and a third party app.

“I’m just saying that it’s not as easy as you might think…”

Actually it is. Sony recently did it to some of their devices.

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plaztiksyke  |  August 20th, 2013 at 3:36 pm

This is now supported on PlayStation Mobile, isn’t it?

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ManjoumeThunder  |  May 16th, 2014 at 9:16 pm

I think that’s part of the incentive for getting a Sony phone, to get native DS3 support.