How to Remap Buttons on Your PS4 DualShock Controller
[Sony added the ability to remap the buttons on the PS4 DualShock 4 controller to make it more comfortable.]
If you don’t like a game’s control scheme and want to customize the PS4’s controls and remap buttons on the DualShock 4 controller.
With the release of the 2.50 firmware update for the PS4, Sony added the ability to change around the buttons on the PS4 DualShock 4 controller.
Thusly, gamers can now switch around buttons on the their controller for a more comfortable experience.
While this new feature is mostly geared toward the disabled who need a bit more help, anyone can take advantage of controller remapping, so if L1 is used often in a game, but if you find that L2 is more comfortable to use, you can easily switch the two.
Remapping Buttons On PS4 Controller
First off, open the Settings menu by hitting Up on the controller from the home screen and then scrolling to the right until you land on Settings.
From there, scroll down and select Accessibility from the list.
Then scroll down and select Button Assignments from the next list that appears.
Enable Custom Button Assignments will show up, simply hit X to place a checkmark next to it and then Customize Button Assignments will pop up. Select that.
From here, you can begin to customize and remap any button of your choosing, except for the Option, Start, and PS buttons, as well as the direction of joysticks.