PS5 gamers rush to buy 'must have' accessory that transforms your TV in latest price drop | The Sun

PLAYSTATION 5 owners have been raving about an accessory that could turn into the "most used" remote controller in your house.

It can do more than your typical PS5 gaming controller – but for a fraction of the cost.

The PS5 Media Remote lets users navigate the apps on their Sony console, without the standard gaming controller.

The intuitive layout of the device resembles your normal telly remote.

But unlike your TV remote, the Sony Media Remote can do much more than change the volume or HDMI when your PS5 is switched on and kicking.

  • Sony PS5 Media Remote for £16.99 at Amazon – here


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You can essentially use is as a replacement to both controllers when using media streaming apps like Netflix or Disney+, if needs be.

The remote has buttons that'll take users directly to the Netflix, Disney+, Spotify and YouTube apps.

"As I use PS5 for all TV streaming, I now so not even need TV remote," one customer wrote in a five-star review on Amazon.

"So, I only have PS5 media remote to switch on TV, control sound volume and navigate PS5 media."

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Another wrote: "Best thing I have ever brought no need to get out of bed to turn the TV off when it’s dark."

The battery-powered Media Remote is a fraction of the price of a traditional PS5 controller too, even before the latest price drop.

  • Sony PS5 Media Remote for £16.99 at Amazon – here

The device usually costs around £25 online.

But it's currently available on Amazon for £16.99, following a 34 per cent discount.

It only needs two AA batteries, so there's not need to fork out extra cash for a charging dock or make space for any additional cables.

However, some customers have complained about this feature, saying it would be easier for it to be rechargeable via a USB port.

While others who don't use the apps that are pictured on the remote, say that it would be better if they could reprogram the buttons to take them to apps they do use instead.

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All prices were correct at the time of writing.

The Sun encourages consumers to do their own research before making an financial commitments.

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