PlayStation 5 (PS5) is a home video game console developed by Sony Interactive Entertainment that offers premium gaming. All Arcooda Game Wizard machines support Playstation 5 - please ensure your Highway I/O firmware is at least 2.xx version.

Step 1. Inside your machine, check that your joystick control panel wiring is setup for console/PC play. (please check your manual for location).

Step 2. After installing your Playstation 5 (PS5) inside the machine, plug in the Machine HDMI cable into your Playstation 5 (PS5) .


Step 3. Depending on your machine configuration, please check the audio cables connected to the Arcooda amplifier are labelled as Console/PC. If there is no facility in your existing Game Wizard machine for audio output from the Playstation 5 (PS5) to the machine, its easily solved by purchased an audio extractor from us (this is a simple device that goes from the HDMI cable creating an audio output that can be plugged into the Arcooda amplifer).

Step 4. Plug in the Highway I/O board USB twin ended cable into your Playstation 5 (PS5) .

Step 5. Change the front multimedia control panel set to Console. Depending on your machine configuration, the location of this switch will vary.


Step 6. Install your wired hand controllers into the front USB control panel, or, connect the wired hand controllers directly into the Highway I/O board inside your machine, or, use 3rd party adapters such as Magicboot USB drives. Hand controllers must be connected to activate the Playstation 5.



- Game Wizard Panel Switch = Console
- Hand Controllers Connected = Yes
- Arcooda Firmware = 2.xx or higher


Warning: Wireless Playstation 5 (PS5) hand controllers need to be connected to your arcade machine via USB cable. However, cable quality will influence performance (and may not register If the cable is low standard).

Setup Instruction

Connect HDMI cable and USB Twin Cable into Arcooda Machine
Turn on Console Setting on Arcade Machine
Connect Hand Controllers to Arcooda Machine
All-In-1 Media Panel set to Console
All-In-1 Media Panel Connect Hand Controllers