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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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PS4 controller not working and or not connecting [duplicate]

My PS4 controller stopped working. I tried connecting it to my HP touch screen laptop. I held the share button and the PS button, and used bluetooth to connect it to my laptop when I wanted to play ...
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My after glow xbox one controller is not working

I did a factory reset on it but instead of getting red flashing lights when i connect the larger side of the cable into the usb port, there is a white light on top of the xbox logo, i then proceed to ...
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Is logitech driving force gt plug and play?

I will be buying logitech driving force gt tomorrow. Since this is a second hand and is first released over a decade ago, I quite have a doubt that it still works fine. Upon buying it, I will bring ...
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Using PC controllers with XInput on a 360?

I own 2 pc controllers, 1 redgear pro wireless and 1 redgear pro wired. I was wondering if there was a way to connect them to my ol' xbox 360? I read that controllers that use XInput work in this ...
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Do Xbox one and one s faceplates connect to the backplate the same way?

Can you connect an Xbox one shell case backplate to an Xbox one s faceplate?
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Does Okami HD on PC support smooth run/walk blending?

Most games, when played with an analog controller stick, allow you to seamlessly walk or run at any speed you like. But when I tried a borrowed Switch Pro controller with Okami, I was startled to ...
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Robust wireless-able joycons [closed]

I have two pairs of official Joycons from Nintendo, but both have their directional sticks drifting. As recommended in several places, I tried to clean them, and to re-calibrate them via the Switch ...
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Compatibility for buttons and controllers?

Ok so my right back trigger on my ps4 controller broke. Is it possible to use a trigger from a ps3 controller for it? Asking bc my cousin has an extra ps3 controller that the joy sticks broke on........
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PS4 controller on charge, blinking red

So my controller had stopped charging for a while, regardless of what I did to set it up. I sent it off for repair, and recently got it back. The upside is that it seems to be responding to the ...
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How can I play Virtua Cop (Sega Saturn/MAME) with light guns on a modern display?

I want to play Virtua Cop, with a light gun or "equivalent" (Wiimote would suffice). But using my old Sega Saturn is too difficult (old CD laser, no HDMI, etc). An emulator for the PC is preferable. (...
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The Afterglow app won't recognize my controller

I recently got a wired Xbox One Afterglow controller. It worked fine until I plugged my headset in and it wouldn't let me change my headset settings. So I get the app and when I open it, it says that ...
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Calibrating a joystick module back to center position (360 Controller)

I'm not an engineer, but I know a bit about how potentiometers work and have replaced several joystick modules on my 360 controller in an attempt to prevent "stick drift" (input being registered when ...
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Can two players play Mortal Kombat 11 using single pair of joycon?

A lot of games for Nintendo Switch are supporting hotseat for two players using a single joycon each. Now that Mortal Kombat 11 is released on Nintendo Switch, I wonder if game supports hotseat in ...
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How do I file edit a Microsoft Sidewinder Precision Pro's controls in Vector Thrust?

I'm trying to run Vector Thrust with my old Microsoft Sidewinder Precision Pro joystick, but it lacks the ability to set deadzones externally so every setting I try to set in-game goes to the throttle ...
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Why Won't My Controller Work For Minecraft Window 10?

I got Minecraft window ten and connected my controller from the USB. So I started the game and the controller seemed to not work. I tried everything and it still doesn't want to work. Is there ...
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Rocket league offline multiplayer with KB+M and Xbox one controller

I'm trying to play Rocket League with KB+M and xbox one controller, I've looked online and it seems it is possible with the xbox 360 controller. The way it's described is, start rocket league, ...
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PS4 buttons do not work in-game?

I bought a PS4 that I have never had any problems with until now. I was just playing God of War. I used the PS button to go back to the Home menu and wanted to change some settings. As a result, I ...
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Does the Steam Input controller remapping work universally?

I've set up my Xbox One controller in the Steam Input options (big picture mode), entirely correctly as far as I can see: The controller doesn't work at all in the first game I tried ("The Emperor's ...
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ps4 controller wont connect [duplicate]

i have no controller connected to my ps4 i've tried everything resting the controller. I have tired using three other one still wont work. i need help trying to figure it out please.
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How to resolve PS4-controller issues in Steep on Windows?

I‘m using a Dualshock controller with my Windows gaming computer. In this post I described how this is done and it also represents my current setup. However, while this works just fine with most of my ...
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What are the Differences Between Nintendo Switch Pro Controller and its Special Editions?

Are there any differences, beyond the visual ones, between the Nintendo Switch Pro Controller and its special editions, like the Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Edition? If so, what are they?
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When my PS4 turns off my controller turns off and when I reboot it, it can’t turn on

I was playing on my play station one day and it seemed fine. But then I came back the next day and my controller wouldn’t turn on or charge. I went and got a new one only for it to almost immediately ...
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Does the new Gamecube controller work with Gamecube games on a Wii?

I was wondering if the new Gamecube controller released with Smash Bros Ultimate would work with GC games on a Wii (like OoT in the Zelda Collector's Edition) since the connector is shaped exactly the ...
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Will a Xbox wireless adapter work plugged in a Xbox one [closed]

I have a old Xbox one and the receiver for the controller has stoped working so only works with the controller plugged into the Xbox. If I was to get a wireless adapter would it work?
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Is this a gen 1 or gen 2 PS4 Controller?

So I bought this one a long time ago and I had forgotten if it is a gen 1 or 2 controller: Is it 1st gen or 2nd?
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Xbox one controller sleep timer

I’m trying to do an AFK glitch on GTA online. And every 15 minutes my controller turns off. I’ve tried having a rubber band around my joysticks and plugging my controller in but it will still turn off....
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Playstation 4 controller doesnt work

as it shows in the picture this white light appears then it turns off it happens everytime i try to use ps4 menu controller i tried to initialize the ps4 before this happened since it had some issue ...
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How to use PS4 controller on PC?

I tried using DS4 windows but it does not work. Whenever I connect the controller using DS4 it registers 2 players and buttons stop working properly
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PS4 Fortnite expects me to have a mouse - where can I change this?

Today when I'm in Fortnite game type select or the lobby, a mouse pointer appears in the top left-hand corner and the controller doesn't work. I gave in plugged in a mouse and tried to find where the ...
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After glow prismatic Xbox one controller - headset jack

Hi we got this controller for Christmas and had to return due to y button not working. They replaced it but new controller doesn't seem to work with headset. Headset shows on Xbox screen like its ...
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Why are the analog sticks on my Nintendo Switch controllers all starting to drift?

About 2 weeks ago I noticed that the left analog stick on my Nintendo Switch Joy-Cons started "drifting", that is, without touching the stick (when it was centered) it would register as off-center ...
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How do I enable keyboard/mouse + controller at the same time?

I like putting a controller near me so I know when the controller is vibrating during cutscenes - as developers usually put in custom vibrations to match what's going on in the cutscene. However, ...
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Does enabling controller support in CSGO mess with Mouse and Keyboard settings?

I play CSGO with mouse and keyboard but I am curious how this game plays with an Xbox 360 controller. I know I need to use exec controller.360.cfg followed by joystick 1 in the developer console to ...
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Ps4 controller wont connect again vía cable or wirelessly

My PS4 controllers used to connect to my PS3 normally, however it will no longer connect via cable or wireless. I have tried resetting the controllers, and using different usb cables. I don't know ...
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Controller only connects to PC as an audio device

My Dualshock 4 used to work perfectly fine and had been until yesterday. I would plug it into my PC and play, no problem. But now my PC only recognizes the controller as an audio device and not a game ...
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Use controller on fortnite when window is not focused [duplicate]

I have the problem that I have to share my pc with my sister. We usually manage to use it at the same time when one of us is playing a game using a controller and the other one is doing something ...
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Connecting PS4 controller to PC with bluetooth while charging

I play rocket league with a ps4 controller on PC and I would like to always use Bluetooth. When my controller battery is low, I would like to plug it into the computer to charge it. When I do that, ...
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Is there a benefit from using a dock to charge wireless controllers

I now have a PS4 with a wireless controller. Is there a compelling reason to use a charging station, other than aesthetics?
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PS3 pad joystick outer deadzone

I've been using generic USB gamepads (those cheap Chinese gamepads) with my PC games for a long time now. They've served me well, but they all have an issue. The analog sticks are awful. The range in ...
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Colors on PS4 remotes

Kind of a dumb question but I've been wondering about this for a while, what determines the color of the bar on PS4 remotes, what do they mean? Just curious.
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PS4 controller won't connect after connecting to PC [duplicate]

I connected my PS4 controller to my PC and I tried going back on to my console but when I press the button, the sensor light keeps flashing. I pressed reset and also pressed the PS button and share ...
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What do I do if my dual shock controller has two circle buttons? [closed]

My SCUF VANTAGE gaming controller for the PS4 has two circle buttons instead of the usual △ ◯ ✕ □. How can I fix this?
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Can anyone explain some unfamiliar terms in PS Vita for a beginner gamer like me? [closed]

So, I'm a grown-ass adult, but I've never played much game before other than on my phone. Since I'm on vacation and have a lot free time to spare, I'm looking to buy a PS Vita for gaming. However, I ...
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Are faceplates for xbox one s and xbox one controller interchangeable?

I have a very nice faceplate for an Xbox One controller, and I have an Xbox One S controller. Is it possible to put the faceplate on my controller? I don't want to void the warranty only to find out ...
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Use an xbox controller with MAME for light gun games?

How do you use an Xbox 360 or generic USB controller for MAME light gun games? The sensitivity is too high and the gun cursor always goes back to the center of the screen when you release the control ...
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XBOX360 controller for PC left stick analog goes up

I have bought one "XBOX360 controller for windows" (wired) to try playing Geometry Dash with a controller for a change, and have used it for a load of other games (MUGEN, PSX emulator games, some ...
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Is it mandatory to only use alkaline batteries (“LR6” designation) with the Xbox One controller?

According to Xbox support: When replacing the batteries in your Xbox One Wireless Controller, use only AA batteries that have an “LR6” designation (alkaline batteries). I have two types of ...
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My PS3 controller won’t connect when it is in safe mode

Accidentally put my PS3 into safe mode, when I turn it on now a message comes up saying connect the controller using a USB cable, and then press the PS button.
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Were the giant, floor-mounted Joysticks joysticks from a real arcade game?

In the 1983 movie Joysticks, the characters play two arcade games (Satan's Hollow and Super Pac-Man) using giant, floor-mounted joysticks. These come up to about waist height and terminate in a red ...
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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 ...