A television game console produced by Sony Computer Entertainment, also known as PS4. First announced February 20, 2013 and released November 15, 2013.

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PS4 DS4 Cannot pair new or old controllers

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Purchased a new official Sony DS4 controller to replace what we thought was a bad one. The original one stopped pairing to the PS4, regardless of what we did. We purchased another one and it fails to pair as well. We have tried many different things, including but not limited to leaving it unplugged overnight, resetting controllers, many processes from google search and resetting back to factory settings of the console.

When in safe mode, both controllers work... (scratches head)

Also getting an NW-35959-1 error code regarding wifi.

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Sounds like you probably have a problem with the WiFi chip on the motherboard. It's unlikely to be an issue with the WiFi antenna (usually if it's just the antenna then the controllers will still connect). Sometimes these chips can be fixed but sometimes they need to be replaced.

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