Sony has applied for a universal game controler that could emulate the controllers of its own PS3 as well as those shipped with Microsoft's and Nintendo game consoles.
was filled by Sony in August 12, 2008 and was published at the U.S. Patent Office web site February 18, 2010.
The device is described as "a universal game console controller that has an LCD presenting, depending on what type of game console a user has input, a controller key layout for a first type of game console or a controller key layout for a second type of game console."
The document filled at the UPPTO describes "an adaptable or universal game controller which can be used to emulate the controllers of popular game consoles, such as, without limitation, the PlayStation. made by Sony, a controller made by Nintendo, X-box.TM. game controllers made by Microsoft, Amiga CD-32 controllers, Atari Jaguar controllers, Gravis Gamepad controllers, Sega controllers, and Turbographics controllers."
The controller has also rumble functions and integrated speakers.