As I understand it, the Xbox One controller uses a standard USB port, which allows someone to connect it to a PC with a standard USB cable.

A wired solution does not meet my needs and it is very difficult to find the "Xbox 360 Wireless Controller for PC" bundle in stores these days. I would like to know if anyone has been able to use an Xbox One controller with a PC in a wireless fashion by substituting wireless USB for the cable.

I imagine this could be done by finding a receiver compatible with the controller or by attaching a dongle to the controller that replaces the cable? (Similar to how those cheap mice for laptops work.)


The wireless Xbox One controller for PC will be available this fall!

However it does have some requirements:

The Xbox Wireless Adapter for Windows, which will allow an Xbox One controller to work on a Windows computer, will only support Windows 10. It is compatible with either USB 2.0 or 3.0 connection.

  • If your running 7 or 8, upgrading to 10 is currently free, via system update. – user106385 Dec 5 '15 at 7:54
  • @Timelord64 nice try Bill, we know it's you. – C_B Jul 22 '16 at 14:48

You can use an wireless xbox controller with a pc if you have an xbox controller wireless adapter.

Here is an example of one: http://www.amazon.com/Xbox-Wireless-Gaming-Receiver-Windows/dp/B000HZFCT2

  • This adapter is for the Xbox 360, not the Xbox One. – cbirdsong Aug 19 '15 at 14:05

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