Stack Exchange Network

Stack Exchange network consists of 175 Q&A communities including Stack Overflow, the largest, most trusted online community for developers to learn, share their knowledge, and build their careers.

Visit Stack Exchange

Questions tagged [controllers]

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

-2
votes
0answers
22 views

how do I pack a punch in black ops 4? [on hold]

You have to go to the gong and hold the button it tells you. Once you do it to all four you go to the room put on the heads and then it. Should be ready.
2
votes
1answer
92 views

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?
2
votes
0answers
19 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
61 views

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 ...
-1
votes
1answer
68 views

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?
-1
votes
0answers
40 views

Can you use a WII U Pro controller on a Switch? [duplicate]

I'm wondering if anybody knows if you can hook up a Wii U pro controller to the Nintendo Switch and if so is there a specific cord?
0
votes
0answers
35 views

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....
-1
votes
1answer
64 views

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 ...
-1
votes
0answers
16 views

How to use mix-match types of controllers with different types of systems

I want to see how I can (if possible) use an Xbox One controller on a PS4/PS3/Switch/etc. or vice versa. It's so I can practice certain games on PS4/PS3/Switch/etc. with an Xbox One controller that I ...
-1
votes
0answers
37 views

PS4 Suddenly stops working

THIS IS NOT A DUPLICATE!! The other questions are for different things. 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 ...
-2
votes
0answers
255 views

PS4 Fortnite loading bug with mouse cursor without mouse connected [duplicate]

I have a strange bug with a mouse cursor on the top left corner. Note: I am not using KB+M on my PS4, just controller. After starting up the game, (fortnite) and arriving at the screen where you can ...
1
vote
0answers
47 views

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
4
votes
2answers
568 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
39 views

Xbox Afterglow controller not responding to input?

I got an Afterglow controller a few months ago. Yesterday when I was going to play on my Xbox console, the controller would turn on but have no response to any buttons either. Occasionally it will ...
0
votes
0answers
23 views

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 ...
5
votes
1answer
587 views

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 ...
2
votes
1answer
108 views

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, ...
2
votes
1answer
240 views

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 ...
0
votes
2answers
44 views

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 ...
1
vote
2answers
394 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
45 views

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 ...
1
vote
2answers
539 views

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, ...
5
votes
1answer
577 views

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?
1
vote
1answer
69 views

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 ...
6
votes
1answer
677 views

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.
-1
votes
1answer
647 views

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 ...
-4
votes
1answer
104 views

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?
-1
votes
1answer
107 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
57 views

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 ...
3
votes
0answers
108 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
199 views

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 ...
3
votes
3answers
434 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
84 views

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.
3
votes
0answers
72 views

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 ...
-2
votes
1answer
639 views

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 ...
2
votes
1answer
1k views

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 ...
2
votes
0answers
69 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
92 views

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. ...
2
votes
1answer
345 views

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 ...
-1
votes
1answer
55 views

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.
1
vote
0answers
3k views

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 ...
4
votes
3answers
15k views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
210 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
384 views

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 ...
0
votes
2answers
483 views

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 ...
2
votes
2answers
517 views

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 ...
0
votes
3answers
2k views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
2k views

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?
-2
votes
1answer
3k views

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 ...
-3
votes
1answer
386 views

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 ...