I bought and european PS2 controller (S.O.G brand), it does not work on my american PS2. Why and how to bypass that?

I have tested on an european PS2 and it works...

Thank you!

EDIT: This is the exact model:


As you can see it's not an official playstation controller. Maybe this model/brand is region lock...

  • Of course a controller will work with its correct console. What gave you the expectation that it would work on a foreign console? – Frank Nov 21 '15 at 20:29
  • What gives you the expectation that it should not work on a foreign console, @Frank? All references I can find state the ps2 controllers are not regon locked in any way, and there are reports of people buying them from across the world and using them successfully. – user106385 Nov 21 '15 at 23:53
  • @Timelord See, now there's an expectation. If someone states that something doesn't work without adding in why they expect it should work, its a reasonable assumption that it's not supposed to. – Frank Nov 22 '15 at 0:21
  • @Frank, I agree, but I also think it works both ways. I would think it was common sense that it should work. I only went looking because I figured you knew something I didn't. – user106385 Nov 22 '15 at 0:26
  • @Timelord64 We came at it from opposite ends. Based on current systems, I wouldn't expect periphials to work between regions, even if they're for the same console. – Frank Nov 22 '15 at 0:43

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