You Can Now Use The DualSense Haptics In Cold War On PC

Treyarch has added a feature for the PS5’s DualSense controller haptics to be used with Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War on PC.

Cold War on the PlayStation 5 has one major advantage over playing on any other platform. Thanks to the incredible haptic feedback included in the DualSense controller, the weapons feel more realistic than ever to fire.

The adaptive triggers are capable of changing how the controller feels depending on which weapon the player is firing. A tactile bump can be felt while firing certain weapons, simulating the pulling of an actual trigger. Recoil of a weapon also has an impact, bouncing the trigger back with each bullet fired.

Here’s a video of the triggers in action:

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It’s remarkable to experience in person, and certainly the feather in the cap of the PS5. Until now, that functionality has only been possible while playing Cold War on PS5. In the most recent Season 4 Reloaded patch, Treyarch has now enabled the feature on PC for those that connect a DualSense controller.

How do you enable the setting?

It’s possible to connect a DualSense controller to a PC via two options. You can use the USB C cable that comes included with the PS5 to wire it up to your PC. Alternatively, if your PC has Bluetooth functions, you can connect it wirelessly just as you would any external device.

From there, you’ll need to go into the settings menu of Black Ops Cold War and enable the feature manually. The setting should be listed beneath the input device option. The description reads: ‘Trigger haptics provide vibration feedback and tension on controller triggers. Giving feedback for tactile elements in the game’.

Despite the DualSense triggers very much being a PlayStation feature, it’s great to see more developers opening up the functionality on other platforms. Metro Exodus also supports the adaptive triggers on PC.

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Featured Image Credit: Sony/PlayStation