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Questions tagged [controllers]

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

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What is the longest time period a first party controller was available for purchase?

I just picked up a Super smash Bros Ultimate GameCube Controller and I realized that I don't remember a time when these controllers weren't available new from Nintendo. Did they ever even stop ...
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Multiple ps4 controllers

Hope somebody can help I have four grand children all with own ps4 controllers can’t seem to them all to work at the same time on w2k19
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Re-calibrate my PS4 controller

I have been playing God of War for the PS4 and I have noticed some strange behavior with my controller. When I hold the L2 button to aim, my character starts walking left. It looks like the L2 button ...
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PS4 controller now connecting? Reset doesn't work [duplicate]

I was using my PS4 perfectly fine last night and then I turned it all off to go to sleep. I woke up this morning and when I press the ps button on my controllers they simply flash a blue light and ...
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Xbox 360 Controller - Left Thumbstick moves by itself going down and up all the time

I have a problem with my Xbox 360 Controller for PC, and since I cannot seem to find how to fix this, I decided to do a post myself. This is how my controller looks on the configuration, as you can ...
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Why wont my Ps4 controller work once I play a movie?

Just the other day I took apart my controller to clean one of the keys (it was starting to stick) after reassembling it I made sure all the keys worked properly and played a game for a min before ...
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How to repair PS2 controller analog button

After finishing playing a game I wanted to turn off the analog buttons, but it didn't work so I unplugged and re-plugged the controller, this time it wouldn't turn on. I opened the controller to see ...
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Ps3 controller issue

My PS3 controller is dead and the cable to charge it broke. I bought a new cable and it charges a wireless headset, but when I plug it into the controller nothing happens. It won’t even turn on. ...
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Can I disable the Steam Community notification in Big Picture Mode with PS4 controller playing Diablo 2

I decided to try Steam because it has a nice controller mapping feature to Big Picture Mode. So what I did: Mapped the keys to PS4 controller for Diablo II config Enabled Steam Overlay (in both the ...
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Thrustmaster T80 GTB not working in any game

I bought a Thrustmaster T80 GTB about ten weeks ago, and I've been struggling with it since I got it. The problem is that it's not working in any game. I've installed the drivers, and I've checked ...
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My ps4 won’t charge or connect controllers. It’s stuck at “press the PlayStation button to start”

I recently unpacked my ps4 after moving and when trying to start it it won’t charge or connect controllers. We even bought a new controller.
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Why did my Xbox One Controller stop working with Steam?

I have a MacBook Pro running macOS High Sierra 10.13.4 I've been connecting an Xbox One controller wirelessly through Bluetooth to play games on Steam and it has worked fine. But recently, the Xbox ...
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PS4 Controller paired over bluetooth “Connected” but not working

I'm attempting to connect my PS4 controller to a laptop over the built-in bluetooth. I pair by either holding the ps button and options (which my laptop autodetects and pairs) or holding the ps button ...
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Is it possible to play local multiplayer Steam games with wireless xbox one controllers on macOS?

I want to know if it is possible to play Steam games that support local multiplayer game modes(such as stick fight, Nidhogg2, Rocket League, etc.) using 2(or more) Xbox One wireless controllers on ...
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Xbox One controller intermittently shutting itself off mid-use

I have the weirdest issue that I've been digging for a solution to for hours and am resorting to trying to post a couple places. Controller shuts down despite having full battery in the middle of ...
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How to set default color and brightness of LEDs of the DualShock 4 controller on Linux?

I've bought a DualShock 4 controller and don't own a PlayStation 4 console. It's recognized on my ArchLinux systems out of the box. Newer kernels support it natively. The sole issue is that by ...
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How can I get my PS4 controller to work for Legacy of Kain: Soul Reaver on Steam?

I currently use InputMapper 1.6.10.19991 on my computer for my PS4 Controller with the profile set to Emulate an XBox 360 Controller. in the options for Legacy of Kain: Soul Reaver the Control option ...
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Xbox 360 controller axis doesn't go back to zero (or center)?

I just bought my first Xbox 360 controller for Windows. I play GTA 4 with this controller, when I move the stick to the left and I let go of the stick, the character keeps moving to the left, even ...
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Xbox 360 controller for Xbox 360 games on Xbox one? [duplicate]

The title line sounds a bit confusing. I apologize for that. Say I'm on my xbox one but I'm playing an xbox 360 game such as borderlands 2. Is it possible to use a wired 360 controller for gameplay?
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can't use arcade stick moving controller while in menu?

So I basically have installed tekken 7 on my PC, and for this game I have bought a "Arcade Game Kits, Quimat 2 Player", Pretty much everything is done with the controller, now the problem I am facing ...
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dualshock 4 not connecting to my ps4 [duplicate]

Sorry for the broken english hallo i have this small problem with my duelshock 4 controller it wont connect with my ps4 i tried to reset and it still doesn't work the licht doesn't blink if you ...
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PS4 slim won't recognize controller

I'm at my wit's end please help me. I have done all the things I needed to do with the controller and it still won't pick up. It does charge it but won't let me do anything with the PS4 even when I ...
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Bluetooth gamepad problem

When i connect my C8 Bluetooth game-pad to my android, the number 4 light turns on. Games don't work well even though I tried the dead trigger 2. Before this started happening number 1 light used to ...
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How can I tell if a PS3 controller may be fake?

I saw the below controller on OLX, the guy selling it claims it's an original. My main worries are sixaxis and decent analog sticks. To be honest, there isn't really anything throwing me off other ...
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Connect wireless Xbox 360 controller to iMac?

I want to have an Xbox 360 controller to be connected wireless to an iMac. I suppose it can be done via Bluetooth, or having a reciever plugged into an USB port, but I'm not sure which controller ...
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Xbox One S controller (via Bluetooth to Linux) isn't binding Start or Select in Nestopia

I'm trying to use the emulator Nestopia with my Bluetooth Xbox One S controller. I'm able to use the controller completely fine in other games and emulators, but for whatever reason when I'm binding ...
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What are the controller ids in a Steam announcement?

In the Steam announcement "v1.55 Released - XInput Support, Xbox One Controller Compatibility", a number of controllers were listed, each with an id of some sort after them. Some of them were as ...
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After initial setup does Xbox One controller via bluetooth connect automatically?

Long question, sorry. I'm thinking about upgrading my wireless 360 controller (via adapter) to a Xbox One S (via bluetooth) for my PC. Currently when I hit the 'guide' button it turns on and connects ...
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Afterglow prismatic controller reset not working

So I recently was messing around with the stream function on my laptop for xbox one and I was having problems with the sensitivity of my controller, so I reset it while it was plugged into the laptop (...
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Minecraft PE with OUYA Controller?

In the Android Bedrock version of Minecraft, I am able to connect an OUYA controller via Bluetooth. However, many of the keybinds do not work as expected. Through some testing, I have been able to ...
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How to map certain function buttons on Kega Fusion to a gamepad?

My specific problem is with the use of "Kega Fusion", a Sega Genesis emulator, with a specific hard-coded keyboard presses for a certain functions (i.e.: Backspace = Fast Forward, F5/F8 = save/load ...
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Control problems in skyrim

Starting a couple of days ago, when playing Skyrim when I try to walk forward, every now and then my character tries to move toward the left. Is this likely a problem with my controller? (Doesn’t ...
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Connected my ps4 controller to a ps3 now can't connect it back

I need help. Since one of my favorite games was BO2 on ps3 I wanted to play IT again, so I unpackaged my ps3 and connected it to my ps4 controller. But when I was done and wanted to connect it back ...
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Xbox one prismatic controller buttons not responding

Hey so I recently purchased an Xbox one prismatic controller and it suddenly stopped working. When I restart the Xbox it will work perfectly for about a minute the none of the buttons will respond ...
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Ps4 controller won’t connect [duplicate]

My two original controllers no longer connected to my ps4 so I set out and bought a brand new controller, in which then that controller will not connect to the console either. It will only flash for a ...
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Steam games with multiple dualshock controllers?

I'm now using dualshock 4 as a controller to play my games on steam, but is it possible to play with two controllers on steam games too? Like you play multi player games with 2 controllers on a PS4?
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Mechwarrior (esp. Mercenaries / Vengeance) with Joystick / HOTAS on Win7x64?

I've spent all day yesterday getting Mechwarrior 4: Mercenaries to work on my machine, and, behold! It finally works and runs. But all I can do is stare at the inside of my Mechs' cockpit, as I had to ...
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My PC detects PS4 controller as an audio device

I'm trying to connect PS4 controller to PC but it goes under audio, so it doesn't work. I tried remove the device from audio, but it just goes back when I try to add it under something else. What can ...
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Afterglow Xbox 360 Controller no longer works on PC?

I recently got an Afterglow Xbox 360 controller for use on my PC. Worked fine for a few weeks. Leave it overnight. Go to work. Come back. Controller doesn't work. Fidget around with it. None of the ...
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Xbox one wireless controller keeps turning off after 3-4 seconds (Windows 10)

I recently began having this issue where the controller turns itself off after being on and connected for 3-4 seconds and I have had this controller for 4 months now. I don't think it's a battery ...
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PS4 controller not connecting [duplicate]

My ps4 controller stopped working I tried connecting it to my macbook air to play Minecraft. I held the share button and held the ps button and used bluetooth to connect to my laptop. I then tried ...
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Prismatic Afterglow Controller Headphone Jack Issue (Xbox One)

While using a Beats Studio3 headphones on the Afterglow Controller, it gets automatically disconnected (not physically... lol) or unrecognized by the controller, then I unplug & plug again (only ...
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Ps4 controller problems [duplicate]

I've brought 2 New controller and both do the same the white light flashes but will not turn on, I'm assuming they are holding power as they are both New and genuine and the light flashes. I'm not a ...
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How can I Override controller input when remapping the buttons?

So I'm using an Xbox 360 Controller for PC Gaming. Over time I've used several remapping programs (Xpadder, JoyToKey, Steam Controller Mapping, Etc.) and they all seem to have the same limitation (...
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Xbox one controller on PC

I have an Xbox One controller and a bluetooth adapter. The problem is I can't install drivers for the joystick because the controller's mini-usb is broken. The bluetooth adapter works, and the ...
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How to play 4-player in Red Faction 2 for PS4?

Recently bought Red Faction 2 on PS Store, hooked up 4 pads (all logged in as unique users) but when trying to play multiplayer, it gives an error saying no controllers match the specified players. It ...
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PS4 connection with Controller

I have a relatively new PS4 controller (one or two months old). One day, I took it over to my mate's house to play some FIFA, when I can home later that day I went to plug in my controller and ...
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Does the Xbox One Afterglow controller use the same conductive rubber button contacts as the regular Xbox One controller?

My A button gets stuck sometimes (like not popping out directly after I press it). I guess the conductive rubber contact got worn out, so I want to replace it. However, I am not sure if it is the same ...
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How can I use both my controller's analog stick and D-pad in a SNES emulator?

I was in the mood to play Chrono Trigger again and rather than put up with the disc loading times on my PS1 Final Fantasy Chronicles version, I figured I would just use an emulator. Naturally I would ...
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Connect the DUALSHOCK 4 wireless controller using the USB cable then press the PS button not working

I bought a PS4 and a controller and when I turned on the power button it told me to press the PS button. When I did it the controller just blinks blue and goes back to power off. I tried resetting ...