The best accessories to buy for PS5

It’s not hard to see why the PlayStation 5 is such a beloved console. It offers an impressive range of exclusives, free games for online members and a host of unique features to enjoy! Whether you’ve been a long-time PlayStation fan or have recently decided to treat yourself or a family member, there are plenty of additional items you might want to purchase.

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Some additional items can enhance your gaming experience, while others are practical solutions to specific needs. There are many accessories that can take your experience to the next level. Here are our top recommendations for accessories to pair with your favorite console.

Updated by Gabrielle Huston on August 20, 2022: With the release of the PlayStation 5, there are tons of new accessories to enjoy! We’ve found the best ones for you and collected them here.


9 ZENACCE PlayStation 5 protective case

If you go to a lot of LAN parties, travel a lot, or like to drag your PS5 to a friend’s house so they can enjoy it as much as you do, you might want to remember to take a carrying case. The one featured above from ZENACCE is sleek and compact while being very affordable.

The dimensions of the case are 17.6 x 12.83 x 10.79 inches, which ensures that it has plenty of space to fit two DualSense controllers, power and HDMI cables, headphones and games – basically everything you would needenjoy your PlayStation 5 anywhere! One of the great things about this case is that it fits the console with the original base still attached, so you don’t have to detach it every time you want to travel.

The hard shell exterior of the case combined with personalized interior compartments ensures your precious cargo stays safe in those unpredictable times, and it also features a reinforced handle and sturdy feet, so you can place the case as needed when you’re on the go.

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8 Chatpad wireless keyboard for PS5 controllers

The last thing you want when you’re busy playing a game is having to type messages while moving a joystick on a virtual keyboard. Let’s face it, it’s slow. Even just redeeming PlayStation codes this way is painful. Luckily it’s there wireless keyboards Come in. But not just any wireless keyboards, but nifty catpad versions that nest right into the base of your controller, so you have the keys at your fingertips.

This cat pad is specially designed for DualSense controllers and can be attached to the base of your controller, integrating perfectly with its ergonomic design to make sure it’s a comfortable addition. He uses Bluetooth connection and has a full QWERTY keyboard and voice chat padas well as a built-in audio speaker and an external 3.5mm audio output jack so you can easily plug in your headphones if you want.

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seven Seagate 2TB Portable External Hard Drive

While game console software and hardware are constantly improving, the amount of storage space is unsatisfactory for many gamers. Most games need to be downloaded to your console one way or another, so more storage means more games without having to delete and re-upload them.

Console Delivered with…
PlayStation 5 Disc Edition 825 GB SSD
PlayStation 5 Digital Edition
PlayStation 4 500 GB hard drive
1 TB hard drive
Playstation 4 Pro 1 TB hard drive

If you need to upgrade the storage capacity of your PlayStation 4 or 5, we recommend the Seagate 2TB hard drive. It balances affordability with ample storage and comes with a three-year warranty. If you’re willing to spend a little extra cash, you can also get a 4TB version. It also features a super simple setup – just plug in and you’re ready to go.

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6 PlayStation 5 HD Camera

Whether you buy the digital or disc edition of the PlayStation 5, it doesn’t come with the HD camera. So if you want one, you’ll have to buy it separately.

The camera captures in 1080p and has built-in support attach to almost any TV or monitor. Why would you want one, you ask? Well, it comes in handy for all of the following:

  • PlayStationVR

  • Broadcast your video games

  • People who want footage of themselves reacting as they do epic things in-game

  • Broadcast your face and/or voice while playing online

The camera also has background removal toolsso if you live stream your favorite games, you don’t have to worry about your messy room playing in the background.

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5 Full set of PlayVital PlayStation 5 decals

PlayStations are pretty sleek as they are, but there are plenty of reasons why you may want to decorate with vinyl stickers. These high quality stickers are a great way to protect your consoles from scratches or dustor sometimes they can help the console blend in with rooms that don’t have a gaming aesthetic. Other times they just add a touch of personality!

With the James Webb Telescope all over the news this summer, we’re just obsessed with these space-themed vinyl wrap sets from PlayVital. There are ten different styles to choose from, so you’re bound to find something you like. The bundle will cover your console, the charging dock, two controllers, a headset, and the media remote.

PlayVital promises these stickers designed specifically for the PlayStation 5 that can be applied and removed easily without leaving any residue.

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4 SteelSeries Arctis 7P 2.4GHz Wireless Gaming Headset

When playing online, a decent helmet is an essential tool. You’ll probably end up wearing it for long periods of time, so you need something that’s comfortable, durable, and ideally wireless to make it even easier to react when you’re on a winning streak without worrying about get tangled in cables while performing your victory dance.

We recommend the SteelSeries Arctis 7P Wireless Gaming Headset it is precisely designed to work with PlayStation 5 (but is also compatible with PS4, PC, Android and Nintendo Switch).

It has a light but strong design with a ski-google band for an adjustable fit. He has a ClearCast two-way noise-canceling microphone, so your teammates hear you loud and clear, and with sound 24 hour battery lifeit will have you covered even for the longest gaming session.

The Microphone mute and volume control buttons are within easy reachas well as additional ports to share audio or allow you to use cable if you wish.

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3 KontrolFreek Precision Rings

Suppose you are playing something that requires precise movements (I’m thinking FPS games like Halo and Call of Duty). In this case, you may be able to increase your skill level significantly by using Precision Rings, like the ones pictured above from KontrolFreek. These little additions are there to improve both aim and controlhelping you avoid overshooting your targets and latch onto targets faster.

They come in three different strengths (easily identified by the three colors) to suit any gamer’s preferences. The material is also designed to stand the test of time as it wicks away moisture and quickly returns to its original shape.

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2 NexiGo Modular Horizontal Support System

A stand for your PlayStation is a great addition to any gaming space, and this one from NexiGo is a great option

Compatible with digital and disc versions of the PlayStation 5this support allows you to keep your console horizontal while making sure the bottom is not scratched. Definitely a good option for those who don’t have enough shelf space for their PS5 to stand on.

The stall comes with a fast charging controller and headphone docking station easily located next to the console, too. To top it off, it’s modular so you can customize the size and placement of the different pieces to your liking. It’s done with high quality, lightweight, yet durable ABS material with silicone pads on the bottom to make sure it is non-slip.

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1 PlayStation VR Headset

If you have a PlayStation 4 or 5 and a PlayStation Camera, you can take advantage of virtual reality (VR) technology with only one extra piece of equipment: the PlayStation VR headset! You’ll pay a pretty penny for it, but it’s cheaper than most other VR options out there.

This helmet gives you the full VR experience with simple setup, three-dimensional sound and an OLED display. There’s something to be said for the wait for the next generation of PlayStation headsets to release, but we’re not sure we can wait that long to enjoy it! PSVR Deals 360 degree view and smooth 120fps visuals, so you can really immerse yourself in the game.

It also features 3D audio technology so you will hear sounds coming from all around you, as well as a built-in microphone to allow you to continue chatting with friends while you play. You can use the PSVR with your controller, but you can also choose to pair it with certain motion controllers for a more intuitive experience.

There are plenty of great games available for the PSVR, and you can check out some of our top recommendations here.

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You will need an adapter to use the PSVR with a PlayStation 5 console.

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