This Sony officially licensed fighting stick is a renewal version of HORI's "Real Arcade Pro" series fighting stick. It is a high end arcade style controller for the PlayStation 3. Spacing between the stick lever and buttons have increased for added comfort and better game play. Sanwa parts used for stick lever and all buttons. The "Start" and "Select" buttons can be toggled to prevent accidental pressing of the Start button during game play. Turbo function (3 speed settings) is also included. Great stick for fighting games and perfect for fighting game tournament usage.