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Confirmed: SIXAXIS set to rumble

There’s been talk, talk and more talk of the Playstation 3’s SIXAXIS controller getting it’s rumble but nothing quite official. Finally, we’ve got the first Sony endorsed confirmation that the SIXAXIS will rumble.

Brian Ashcraft from Kotaku writes, “Today, a Sony Computer Entertainment employee confirmed directly to me that the SIXAXIS with rumble is coming.”

That’s all the confirmation we have so far. While it’s a fairly obvious inclusion for the SIXAXIS redesign, especially following Sony’s kiss and make up with Immersion, the rumble producer, this is not yet an OFFICIAL confirmation. You decide whether it’s still rumor or not but Ashcraft is usually spot on the money.

From Kotaku! Lol

Source: It’s Real: SIXAXIS Rumble Confirmed

Oh, and check out the image they used of the SIXAXIS control. Notice a certain “ICGamers” watermark sitting pretty? SIXAXIS set to rumble digg:Confirmed: SIXAXIS set to rumble newsvine:Confirmed: SIXAXIS set to rumble reddit:Confirmed: SIXAXIS set to rumble fark:Confirmed: SIXAXIS set to rumble Y!:Confirmed: SIXAXIS set to rumble gamegrep:Confirmed: SIXAXIS set to rumble

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Comment by The_Glovner on 2007-07-12 15:10:22 | Reply

Talk about back tracking.

Comment by Nickfury187 on 2007-07-12 15:48:35 | Reply

I thought the Sixaxis couldnt work with rumble………….. :)

Because of legal difficulties with Immersion, the company that produces the force feedback technology.

Comment by Tucky on 2007-07-12 17:39:33 | Reply

Have fun playing catch-up there Sony hahaha!

“Rumble is last-gen” “SIXAXIS will not work with Rumble” “PS3 is shit” “oops did we say that out loud?” ROLF!

Problems supposedly associated with SIXAXIS and rumble were because of issues surrounding battery life. It would appear, if you read the other articles linked from this one, that the PS3 will receive a better version of the rumble-tech.

You’ll eat your words my friend.

Comment by Lone Goat on 2007-07-13 23:19:45 | Reply

“Problems supposedly associated with SIXAXIS and rumble were because of issues surrounding battery life.”

odd wii and 360 didn’t have that issue?

“PS3 will receive a better version of the rumble-tech”

ummm a rumble is a rumble…

Like an Xbox 360 is a PS3?

Comment by Tucky on 2007-07-12 17:40:12 | Reply

*ROFL haha

Comment by coojo on 2007-07-13 00:37:55 | Reply

oh man cant wait :) ps3 is the best

Comment by Scorn on 2007-07-13 09:04:50 | Reply

All this bloody fuss over rumble !

Is it really that important ?

I can honestly say dont miss it at all. Misses used to like it though !!!

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