Best PS5 Action Games with DualSense Adaptive Triggers and Haptic Feedback Support


Sony PlayStation 5’s DualSense wireless controller comes with innovative features like Adaptive Triggers and haptic feedback that make the gameplay experience more immersive. You feel like you are part of the game when playing titles that support these features.

Adaptive triggers are a DualSense feature that adapts the resistance on L2 and R2 triggers based on what you are doing in the game. It helps you experience weapons and vehicles differently. The good thing is you can adjust its intensity as per your preference. As for haptic feedback, it lets gamers feel different vibrations to simulate sensations of different aspects of the game. For example, walking/driving on different surfaces, directional damage, and falling rain.

If you are looking for the best PlayStation 5 action-adventure games that support DualSense’s adaptive triggers and haptic feedback, keep on reading.

Best PS5 Games with DualSense Support

Note: Some games offer both PS4 and PS5 versions. You will need to have the PS5 version installed to enjoy DualSense features.

Alan Wake Remastered

Alan Wake Remastered (another version of the original games released in 2010) is available for modern consoles, including the PlayStation 5. It primarily focuses on the DualSense controller’s vibrations and haptics.

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You can control Alan’s flashlight with the left trigger and its intensity gets affected based on the pressure you apply. The higher the force, the more the intensity of the flashlight. You will also experience a difference when using a pistol as compared to a rifle. Get ready to help the author Alan Wake in search for his missing wife Alice as he explores the mysterious town of Bright Falls.

Alan Wake 2

Alan Wake 2 is a sequel to the aforementioned game and it arrived in 2022. It utilises DualSense’s improved haptic feedback to make you “feel” rain patterns and rivers on the controller. It further implements trigger feedback for you to have different experiences while using different weapons.

The sequel introduces a new protagonist Saga Anderson, an FBI agent known for solving unsolvable cases. She is in Bright Falls to investigate a series of ritualistic murders. As the game progresses, you will find Saga and Alan join hands to fight a common enemy.


The PS5 version of GTA V (Grand Theft Auto V) brings tons of improvements to an already impressive video game. It incorporates adaptive triggers and haptic feedback to make you an integral part of Los Santos. You will feel the weight as you look to control different weapons and vehicles. The game offers an immersive experience as you will feel different road surface textures, specific weather effects, directional damage, explosion feedback, etc.

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Borderlands 3

Borderlands 3 originally released for PS4 but a PS5 version was debuted a year later in 2020. It brings full DualSense integration, including adaptive triggers and haptic feedback. The game is known to have a wide variety of weapons and you will feel the difference when playing on the PlayStation 5. It further offers vibrations for actions like jumping, landing, or reloading. It even changes the DualSense light colour based on the weapon’s element.

Control: Ultimate Edition

Control is a video game that makes you feel like no other game could. This experience becomes even better when playing Control: Ultimate Edition on the PlayStation 5 with DualSense. The game supports adaptive triggers and haptic feedback as you use the Service Weapon or walk around. It is a game that deserves to be on your must-play list.

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Cyberpunk 2077

If you love Cyberpunk 2077, you will love it even more with the DualSense controller on the PlayStation 5. The game’s implementation of the controller’s unique features adds a whole new dimension to the gameplay. You will feel immersive gameplay difference not only when firing weapons, but also while driving around in the Night City. It has also improved melee combat with the help of the DualSense integration.

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Death Stranding Director’s Cut

Death Stranding is a video game that offers a story set in a weird world but is appreciated by many. The game received a PS5 version named Death Stranding Director’s Cut, which brings noticeable improvements. The biggest one is DualSense integration. Haptic feedback lets you experience environmental effects like never before. Adaptive triggers have been used to make you feel the weight of the cargo. The game offers one of the best DualSense feature implementations.

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Deathloop offers a unique gameplay where you are stuck in a time loop. Your goal is to kill the eight Visionaries to break this time loop. If you fail in any way, you have to start from scratch. The PS5 version of the game makes it more fun to play the title. It utilises DualSense’s haptic feedback to make you feel every moment like shooting, sliding, dodging, fighting, or sprinting.

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Adaptive triggers will let you feel the weapon’s weight as you try to aim and shoot. You will also experience immediate recoil and discharge when you fire the shot. The triggers will offer no resistance when you are out of ammo, which adds another layer to the experience.

Demon’s Souls

Demon’s Souls was originally released in 2009 but Sony re-released it for the PlayStation 5 in 2020. If you are a fan of the Souls-like genre, it is a game that you are likely to have played. If not, what are you waiting for?

The game has implemented adaptive triggers and haptic feedback from the DualSense controller. It makes you feel every swing and hit of the sword as you try to defeat your enemies. You will also feel like a part of the game as you will explore different areas.

Devil May Cry 5 Special Edition

Devil May Cry 5 Special Edition has goodies that make it worth the purchase. It has new modes, extra content, Vergil as a playable character, and PS5 DualSense support. Adaptive triggers help you rev up Exceed on Nero’s sword by pressing L2. The improved haptic feedback on the new controller offers an immersive experience while performing Vergil’s Judgment Cut and using many other weapons.

Far Cry 6

Far Cry 6 is Ubisoft’s latest release in the iconic Far Cry series. It takes place on the fictional tropical island of Yara, which is under the rule of the dictator Antón Castillo. You get to play as Dani Rojas, a local Yaran who becomes a guerilla fighter to liberate Yara. The game offers DualSense integration by making you feel different weapons including recoil. You will also feel the difference while driving different vehicles.

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Ghost of Tsushima

Ghost of Tsushima is one of the most visually appealing and best sword combat games you can play. With Ghost of Tsushima Director’s Cut on PS5, you will get adaptive triggers and haptic feedback support with DualSense. It enhances the in-game exploration experience as you enjoy the Japanese scenery. You will feel the difference while using weapons like a bow, swinging the sword, or using a grappling hook.

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Ghostwire: Tokyo

Ghostwire: Tokyo is another game based in Japan but in modern times. You are in the beautiful city of Tokyo, which is haunted by a supernatural presence. The game’s DualSense integration lets you truly become a part of the combat. You can feel supernatural powers through haptic feedback and adaptive triggers. The difference is evident while using traditional weapons and supernatural powers.

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God of War: Ragnarok

God of War: Ragnarok is a popular action-adventure video game based on Norse mythology. It is the latest entry in the God of War franchise and a direct sequel to God of War released in 2018. The game tells the story of the father-son duo of Kratos and Atreus as they prepare for Ragnarok after the events of the previous release.

The title supports the PS5’s adaptive triggers and haptic feedback for an immersive experience as you travel through different Norse realms and engage in combat.

Hitman 3

Hitman 3 takes you on an immersive journey of Agent 47 across more than 20 locations. As you look to carry out each contract to become the master assassin, DualSense’s haptic feedback and adaptive triggers will enhance your experience. Each gun in the game supports adaptive triggers. Each fired shot will feel different and give you the true sense of being a secretive agent on a mission.

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Horizon Forbidden West

Horizon Forbidden West is a well-deserved sequel to Horizon Zero Dawn and continues the journey of Aloy. The PS5 version of the game has complete support for haptic feedback and adaptive triggers. You will specifically feel the immersive experience while pulling the string of the bow and using other heavy tribal weapons. Haptic feedback will let you feel melee weapon swipes and directional damage.

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Marvel’s Avengers

There is no doubt that Marvel’s Avengers was a disaster of a game but if you already own it, you may want to try out the PS5 upgrade. It makes good use of PS5 DualSense’s haptic feedback and adaptive triggers. The game offers a unique feel for each Avenger through a personalised profile. You will feel the difference based on their unique abilities and play styles.

Marvel’s Spider-Man 2

Marvel’s Spider-Man 2 is a PlayStation 5-exclusive release and you can surely expect better DualSense implementation. Haptic feedback will help you feel Peter Parker’s symbiote abilities and Miles Morales’ bio-electric skills. Adaptive triggers provide an immersive experience during combat and your web-swinging adventures.

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Marvel’s Spider-Man Remastered

Marvel’s Spider-Man Remastered comes with numerous PS5 benefits like faster loading times, improved visuals, and a better audio experience. The game gets adaptive triggers and haptic feedback support for an immersive experience as you fight enemies and travel through New York City.

Marvel’s Spider-Man: Miles Morales

Marvel’s Spider-Man: Miles Morales is a spin-off title in the series that introduces you to a new Spider-Man i.e. Miles Morales. He has a unique set of abilities and skills including venom blasts. You can feel all these unique abilities and the usual web-swinging immersively through adaptive triggers and haptic feedback on the PS5.

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The Last of Us Part 1 Remastered

The Last of Us Part 1 Remastered launched on the PlayStation 5 in 2022, nearly a decade after the original’s release. It means the new version comes with adaptive triggers and haptic feedback support you get with DualSense. You will notice the gameplay difference while using different weapons and using Ellie’s bow for shooting arrows. Haptic feedback will make you feel part of the environment through aspects like subtle falling rain and the crunch of stepping on snow.

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The Last of Us Part 2 Remastered

The Last of Us Part 2 Remastered comes with multiple upgrades including complete PS5 DualSense wireless controller integration. It will offer an immersive experience as you wield different weapons and roam across mountains, forests, and post-apocalyptic Seattle.

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Uncharted: Legacy of Thieves Collection

Uncharted: Legacy of Thieves Collection is a collection of the two last Uncharted games. These are Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End featuring the Drake brothers and Uncharted: The Lost Legacy featuring Chloe Frazer and Nadine. The PS5 version lets you experience rope swings like never before, thanks to adaptive triggers. Haptic feedback enhances the experience of vaults, punches, and driving vehicles.

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