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Dragon Quest XI: Super-Weird/Cute Slime-Shaped PS4 Controller Announced for the Game

If you want to play Dragon Quest XI in "style," Hori wants to sell you a slime... PS4 controller.

By Giuseppe Nelva

April 11, 2017

Today Square Enix released a bunch of relevant information on the upcoming JRPG Dragon Quest XI, and Japanese controller manufacturer Hori jumped on the bandwagon with its own announcement.

The controller reproduces the series’ iconic slime monster, which means that its grip comfort is definitely to be demonstrated, but hey, it’s a slime. What’s not to love?

It will launch in Japan day and date with the game, on July 29th, and will cost 9,980 yen plus taxes, which translates in a whopping $98, including taxes.

The odd-shaped contraption measures 145 mm X 145 mm X 124 mm and weighs 280 g, and comes with a micro-USB cord and a dedicated pedestal to be used as a decorative item. It does not include light bar, headphone jack, vibration, motion sensor and speaker.

Since pictures say more than a thousands word, check out this slime-tastic controller in the gallery below.

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Giuseppe Nelva

Hailing from sunny (not as much as people think) Italy and long standing gamer since the age of Mattel Intellivision and Sinclair ZX Spectrum. Definitely a multi-platform gamer, he still holds the old dear PC nearest to his heart, while not disregarding any console on the market. RPGs (of any nationality) and MMORPGs are his daily bread, but he enjoys almost every other genre, prominently racing simulators, action and sandbox games. He is also one of the few surviving fans of the flight simulator genre on Earth.

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