When your PlayStation or peripherals do things you’ve never seen before, it’s understandable to get worried. For instance, the DualShock controller light doesn’t usually flash white. There are two main reasons you might see the flashing white light on your DualShock controller: either the battery is dying, or the controller failed to connect to your PlayStation console. Luckily, both of these things are fixable.
Before shelling out for a brand new controller, you can troubleshoot the problems yourself so you can get back to enjoying your games with the best PS4 controllers available. Here’s how to get started.