Questions tagged [controllers]

Questions about game controllers (which, unlike the more generic peripherals, are used to control games).

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SC-Controller Windows [closed]

Does anybody have https://github.com/kozec/sc-controller/ working on windows? I wan't to use my steam controller with non-steam games on gog galaxy. Ive looked at the docs but the only thing I found ...
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How do I make Portal (steam) work with X360CE?

I run the 32-bit version of x360ce.exe in both C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Portal and C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Portal\bin. It created the xinput1_3.dll file in ...
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How do I fix the Controller Settings loosing the ELEMENT SHIFT WHEEL action?

The game involves accessing 8 Elements to cast spells. When you use a gamepad to play the game, the 8 elements are accessed by your four face buttons for the first four elements, then holding the L1 ...
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use virtual controller and physical one at the same time

I am trying to use a virtual controller, but I still want my physical controller (a Dualshock 4) to work at the same time when I'm playing on steam. For some reason whenever I start up the virtual ...
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Display issues with xbox 360 [closed]

After upgrading my smart tv, my xbox 360 display was damaged. Everything was black and white and fuzzy. How can I solve this issue?
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Autohotkey: How to map a keystroke to a controller button press

I have a dualshock 4, and I know how to remap a controller button to a key, for example 'Joy2::v'. But I can't figure out how to do it the other way around. I would like to have a command like 'v::...
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Can I make Steam interpret a keyboard key as a controller input?

I am trying to map a single key on my keyboard to be interpreted as the x-button of my dualshock, but I am not sure how to do it in the steam settings/if I need a program for that. It's not important ...
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Is there a way to search for games on Steam that are both Mac OS and PS4 controller compatible?

I'm having a hard time finding games that meet these requirements. At the moment I spend a long time downloading a game only to find it won't work with a handheld controller. Can I search by this ...
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How to fix PS3 controllers that press buttons randomly even after resetting and cleaning?

I know this is a somewhat generic question around the web, but looking from search results--my situation is unique? I gave two of my PS3 controllers to my little sister cause she was playing tomb ...
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Fortnite Controller select button not working

I got a DS4 Wireless controller and the select button doesn't register consistently. I have gotten two controllers and they both had the same problem. I have tried the controller in different games(...
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PS4 Pro not connecting to dualshock 4 despite controllers working in safe mode [duplicate]

my PS4 Pro is not connecting to both my dualshocks. At first it started by not being able to turn on the console by just pressing the PS button, now I have to manually switch it "on" on the ...
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How do I connect a second controller to Minecraft Dungeons?

I have Minecraft Dungeons for Nintendo Switch, and I'm trying to add my second joy-con on Switch for local co-op. The console recognizes both as connected, and other local multiplayer games like ...
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How does a Joy-Con know what color it is?

When signing in to a Nintendo Switch using Joy Cons, the screen will always show the color for them. But, how does it know? In terms of parts, all Joy-Cons seem just about interchangeable? More ...
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How to use phone as microphone and use Dualshock 4 as controller on PS4

I have tried to connect my phone (Galaxy S8) with PS4 app, using my Redmi Airdots as headphone and microphone. Everything works fine until I tried to use DS4 with my phone and a message regarding ...
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customized left joy con wont turn on :(

So I've been having trouble with my left switch joy con. I wanted purple shells. After that first attempt at changing it I tested everything and the only problem was the joy stick wasn't working (I ...
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How can 2 players play coop on Nintendo Switch Lite with only 1 external pro controller?

I have a Nintendo Switch Lite and a USB pro controller. I want to play coop, with one player using the built in controls and another using the Pro controller plugged in through the USB port. However, ...
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Dualshock 4 not turning on, only flashing blue when pressing PS button while connected via cord [duplicate]

(Unfortunately, I don't have a PS4 right know, only PC) At first I was thinking that it is dead completely, because when the controller is not connected via cable, it is not even blinking with any ...
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DS4 Controller forgets pairing - PC and PS4

I think my controller has died, but I thought I'd throw the problem out there in case anyone might have any tricks I haven't tried yet. I have a DS4 controller, that once paired works fine. The ...
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Can I use VR controllers as regular pc game controllers?

I really like the oculus rift controllers, the feel of them, the fact that I can hold each of them separately instead of keeping my arms in the same position makes me think it would be awesome for ...
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Continuous input problem in Hollow Knight

I'm using an XBOne controller on OS X Catalina (i heard people on windows also have this problem sometimes). Every minute or two the keys suddenly stop responding until I pause-unpause the game. ...
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Dualshock 4 does not connect to pc via wireless

At the beginning the bluetooth connection worked normally between my ds4 and the pc, as much in steam, as in ds4 Windows. Now, my ds4 only connect via USB. When I try to turn on the bluetooth control ...
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Dualshock 4 R2 trigger is stuck in wired mode and not working in wireless mode

My R2 button on my Dualshock 4 is stuck when I plug the controller with a USB. However when I use it wireless, the R2 button just doesn't work. I've tried cleaning the motherboard, cleaning the ...
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PS4 Signing Out Question

This isn't a problem I'm having, just genuinely curious. Just signing out means the only action you can take from there is sign into another account. If your purpose was to turn off the console, ...
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Possible to have wheel and controller connected at the same time on xbox?

I'm trying to play Forza Motorsport 7 with a Thrustmaster wheel and have the xbox controller connected at the same time to navigate the menus and also use the headphone jack that comes built into it. ...
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problem with 2 usb gamepad connection and settings

I'm newbie in gaming and and I have faced with some problems with shockers in gamepads. I have recently bought 2 cheap USB gamepads (microkingdom) for my children to play games on PC (windows 8.1), ...
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Ps4 controller won't connect back to console [duplicate]

I have been connecting my controller to my laptop through bluetooth and it works perfectly fine until when I tried to connect it back to my ps4, it wouldn't connect. I have tried connecting it back to ...
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PS4 controller shows up wired, but not on bluetooth for Windows 10 [duplicate]

Okay here's the dilemma: Steam's controller mapping recognizes my DualShock 4 controller when plugged in, DS4Windows recognizes my DualShock 4 controller when plugged in, and when I go to pair the ...
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How to use the Active Life Mat with a Wii Mini?

I read that the Active Life Mat uses a physical Game Cube plug. Is there some solution for using the Active Life Mat with a Wii Mini?
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Left stick on PlayStation 4 controller making me walk backwards

My PlayStation 4 controller makes me walk backwards when I point the left stick up. I tried watching a video and they advised that I clean it. After doing this the issue still occurs. The controller ...
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Using GameCube discs on wii (controller)

I know I can use a GameCube disc on a wii but to play them do I need to use a GameCube controller or I can use a Wii
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OS-specific joystick drift

The problem: X and Y axis drift on Windows 7. Severe drift! 50% range Y, 20% range X. Strong visible noise. Recalibration does not help, DXTweaker does not help, because center point is swinging over ...
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Do Xbox One controllers have analog face buttons?

I have not found the answer to this by searching. I did read that the original Xbox had analog face buttons but Xbox 360 did not.
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Reconnect wireless XBox 360 controller to PC after idle timeout

Sometimes, especially during flight sims, I leave the 360 controller alone for long enough that it disconnects. If I attempt to immediately reconnect by turning the controller back on with the center ...
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Headphones connecting to Xbox controller

I have an xbox controller with no 3.5mm headphone jack. I was wondering if I could buy those 3.5mm headphone jack to micro-USB cables and connect it to my Xbox controller? Kinda don't want to drop 50 ...
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Controller does not charge, connect, reset, ps button plus share does not work… help [duplicate]

blinks orange three times then turns off when pressing ps button,ps button with share, same thing happens. when pressing reset button, same thing also happens. dosent charge does not connect my ...
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My PS3 controller won't sync after resetting

Backstory. I was in the middle of playing a game when the PS3 no longer responded to my controller. The lights on my controller were still on. I've seen this happen before, so I reset the controller ...
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ds4windows not working anymore after scptoolkit install

i was using ps4 controller on my win10 pc with ds4windows, it was workign like a charm. after installing scptoolkit to try installing some ps3 controller, my ps4 controller via Bluetooth does not ...
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My PS4 controllers disconnect randomly

At any moment, the controller light turns off, and the controller won't connect. My other controller won't connect at that time either. Only way to fix it, is to turn the PS4 off and on again, but ...
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Connecting an Xbox 360 controller to Windows 10 with a wireless receiver with no sync button

I have a generic wireless receiver which I have set up as an Xbox 360 wireless receiver using the microsoft official drivers, but the device does not have a sync button. It does have a button but it ...
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FIFA 20 Xbox One Controller Ghost Input

I've been experiencing an issue on FIFA 19 (and subsequently FIFA 20) on PC, where if I attempt to play the game using my Xbox One (for Windows) controller, it registers a constant left-direction (...
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How to fix L2 button with my DS4 controller?

The L2 button of my DS4 controller presses itself without interfering. Does anyone know how to resolve this problem?
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Does the Logitech F710 work on the PS2?

I have seen from various web sales, such as this one, that the Logitech Wireless Gamepad F710 is advertised as working for PS3, PC, and PS2. Despite it being advertised as PS2 compatible, I've tried ...
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Controller won't connect to PS4 after pairing it to Chromebook [duplicate]

I have a PlayStation 4 controller and I paired it to my Chromebook but now it won't connect to my PlayStation 4. I have reset it but it still doesn't work. What should I do?
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How to use PS4 controller's audio output via Bluetooth on PC?

When the PS4 controller is connected via the USB cable to the PC, it can be used as an audio device if I plug my headphones into the controller. Is it somehow possible to use them as an audio device, ...
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Best way to connect multiple controllers to a PC

I was considering building a LAN PC (e.g. a Mini ITX portable build) to bring around to my friends houses. I remember last time I tried to play two player Castle Crashers on Steam, we had a problem ...
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Is possible to know the design or color of a DualShock 4 (PS4 Controller) with just the sticker?

Let's say that I have only the backplate of a DualShock 4 with the sticker intact. Is possible to know the design or color with just that sticker?
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Games registering power button and drivers as game controllers.Causes constant 'up-left' input

I've faced this issue with a small number of games (Ultra street fighter IV,GZDooM),where the menu selection constantly moves up/left.In all of the games where this happens,the gamepad configuration ...
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My PS4 won’t connect to controllers unless using a usb cord

I thought I just needed a new controller until I bought one and I found out the problem is my PS4 any recommendations for how to fix this problem
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Dualshock 4 doesn't work quite ok (Wireless connection)

When I use wire connection Firewatch, Assasin's Creed Origins and The Wither 3 work ok. But when trying to play with wireless connection no one of them works (Firewatch The keys are confused(O=X, ...
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Dualshock 4 issues [duplicate]

My friend recently had their original PS4 controller disconnected from her PS4 and it connects fine with everything else using Bluetooth but absolutely refuses to connect to any PS4. I currently have ...

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