A Plague Tale: Requiem PC Is Compatible With DualSense Features

Witness the push of the DualSense's haptics.

One of the biggest reasons people are out there, trying to get their hands on a PlayStation 5 is the DualSense. The latter is Sony’s pride at the moment, featuring top-of-the-line functionality and then some. Props to the developer for adding in Astro’s Playroom and letting enthusiasts get a whiff of the controller early on. 

Speaking of the DualSense, we have good news regarding the latest A Plague Tale: Requiem—a mystery action-adventure thriller that’s bound to keep you on the tip of your toes. The game is out fresh and thousands are seeking to dive their way in and get a piece of that bite that Requiem is so deliciously packing. 

That is to say, the first title in the franchise did well from a commercial point of view, so the trajectory that A Plague Tale: Requiem was one wasn’t anything short of admiration too. Steam has given the title a fantastic 9/10 rating, while other major publications are also putting their words in as we speak.

The Rundown: 

  • A Plague Tale: Requiem was released on 18 October 2022 for multiple consoles and PC, including the Xbox Series X, Xbox Series S, PlayStation 4, and the aforementioned PlayStation 5.
  • A Reddit user speaking from personal experience has said that the game comes with all the features of the DualSense on PC, provided that you’re plugging the controller into your PC.

r/APlagueTale is the place for fellow series enthusiasts to catch up with what everyone’s doing and basically stay in the loop of things. The subreddit might soon be teeming with more members due to the release of A Plague Tale: Requiem, so now’s your chance to get in there and be a viable part of the community while you still can.

Coming back to the matter at hand, what brings us to cover this story today is that the PC version of the title in question will come loaded with the power of the DualSense. (thanks TopTierList). The preface for the latter above should help you get the bigger picture here. 

For PC players, Requiem has full DualSense 5 support out of the box from APlagueTale

Taking to the same subreddit, Redditor Gnerma has confirmed that the game has full DualSense 5 support out of the box. No need to involve yourself in any third-party software, mods, or anything of the like—the developers were considerate enough to include this functionality right off the bat.

The user says that they’ve been able to experience the goodness of the DualSense through the Xbox Game Pass on PC. Both the haptic feedback and the adaptive triggers come together and pave the way to a terrific user experience—no questions asked. 

Gnerma says that the very feel of the rats skittering around is fed through the DualSense, which, in turn, turns out to be just awe-inspiring from the 

In recent times, it was reportedly leaked the A Plague Tale: Requiem would come to feature a locked 30 FPS frame-rate on consoles. Unfortunately, this has turned out to be true. Even on the PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X, Requiem will exhibit a frame rate that would strongly resemble current-gen hardware.

At least, on the plus side, PC gamers can relentlessly enjoy all that the DualSense has to offer to its mesmerizing player base. Feel free to explore the in-game world, and run into different interactions with the help of the DualSense controller. 

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John Rooney is a News Writer on eXputer who’s been keeping up with the gaming and technology industries since he was 14. If there’s a buzz in the industry, John’s news report will be among the first you’ll read on the internet. He’s got a Bachelor's in Journalism and has several years worth of experience reporting on the gaming industry. Experience: 6+ Years || Education: Bachelor's in Journalism || Published 200+ News Stories ||

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