How long to charge PlayStation controller: PS3, PS4, PS5

How long to charge PlayStation controller: PS3, PS4, PS5

As an avid gamer, you might wonder how long it takes to fully charge a PS3, PS4 or PS5 controller or game pad and how long the charge will hold. We have all the answers below.

How long does it take to charge a PlayStation controller?

PS3 & PS4

  • The PS3 and PS4 controllers take 2 hours to fully charge.
  • The charge will hold for about 2 weeks, with a daily average use of approximately 2 hours. 

PS5

  • The PS5 Dual Sense controller takes slightly longer to charge from empty to full. In 3 hours. 
  • If you find that your controller takes longer to charge than this, there could be an issue with your controller. 
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