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I have to buy a wired PS3 controller for my friend, but I can only find "Windows supported" controllers. Will it work?

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What do you mean by "PS2-like"? –  Wipqozn Aug 23 '11 at 13:07
    
looks like a PS2 controller. Or a PS3 controller... –  Roberto Aug 23 '11 at 13:23
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Seeing how I seriously doubt that "Windows supported" means automatic PS3 support, I'm pretty sure this question cannot be answered without talking about a more specific control model. Maybe you could add a link to a product page for a controller you would like to purchase? –  Aubergine Aug 23 '11 at 13:29
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Why can't you use a normal PS3 controller? If you want, you can always have it plugged in with its recharging cord. You can even get USB extenders to make the cord stretch further. –  bwarner Aug 23 '11 at 21:59
    
@bwarner - because I don't live in your country and a normal PS3 and very expensive. –  Roberto Aug 24 '11 at 12:58
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Some PS2-like controllers have been found to work with the PS3 (mostly the Logitech ones) but there is no guarantee that any certain third party controller would work with the PS3 unless it is specifically stated to have PS3 support.

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Most USB controllers work on PS3.

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A source to pack that up would be nice. –  5pike Jul 25 '13 at 9:15
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