It isn’t intended for use on the PC, but the DualShock 4 is my favorite controller anyway. Most PC games have button prompts based on the Xbox controller and immediately autodetect when it’s plugged in. Grid Autosport is not best played with a keyboard. The grips are huge, part of an intentional convex design meant to arch your thumbs over the touchpads comfortably. Check out our listing of input device manufacturers , including game controller manufacturers, for links to the company’s website to download the software.
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The grips are huge, part of an intentional convex design meant to arch your thumbs over the touchpads comfortably. The best thing about the Xbox controller is that it’s dead simple to use.
Fy2e92 the settings in game and look for a configuration menu or option for configuring the game controller.
I like a bit of weight in my controllers and mice, but it might not feel good on tiny wrists after a long play session. The triggers and bumpers are housed on outcroppings that the knuckles of my middle fingers rub against uncomfortably, and the analog sticks, while pleasantly springy, have a convex shape that isn’t great for sweaty hands.
Though I’ve done some testing with first-person shooters, I’ve largely ignored the genre. True, we play most games with a mouse and keyboard, but for PC gamers with ranging tastes, a good controller is a must.
As more and more console games make their way to the PC, it makes sense to have a great PC controller on-hand. After the joystick or gamepad has been installed in Windows, open the joystick or gamepad software to customize the buttons. The DualShock 4 isn’t superior in every way to every one of these competitors, but it’s the superior all-around choice.
A game which requires excellent d-pad control and responsive face buttons. At half the cost of a DualShock 4, you lose the wireless capability but still get a solidly-constructed gamepad, and it worked as soon as I plugged it in. But if you insist on playing PC games away from your mouse and keyboard and want to replicate their functionality as closely as possible, the Steam Controller is the best game in town.
As a result, the Wildcat settled into feeling more like an expensive, slightly customizable take on Xbox controller design, while the Xbox Elite takes things one step further.
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Most PC games have button prompts based on the Conttroller controller and immediately autodetect when it’s plugged in. Super Meat Boy is not best played with a keyboard. That said, the d-pad is nowhere near the quality of the DS4’s—it feels loose and I had trouble accurately maneuvering in Super Meat Boy. So why is it listed here, instead of at the bottom with the rest of the controllers we tested?
I’ve put a lot of hours into SFIV with both controllers and fight sticks, so I know how it ought to feel.
It’s a slightly surprising conclusion when the Xbox and Xbox One controllers are the industry’s accepted Windows controllers, and even contradicts a previous article I wrote in which I recommended the Xbox One controller over the DualShock 4.
The mouse and keyboard will always be our first choice for playing games on PC, but some games are better suited to a controller. Most manufacturer’s allow you to download the latest drivers for game controllers. Grid Autosport is not best played with a keyboard. When I squeeze the handles with as much force as I can, I can barely hear the strain. We’ve tested the DualShock 4, Xbox controller, every official version of the Xbox One controller, and a few dedicated PC pads to pick our favorite.
In that article I explain that I prefer the shape and layout of Microsoft’s controllers, but after further testing I’ve fte292 that when Controllfr put aside my personal preference for offset analog sticks, the DS4 stands out. I haven’t found a controller better than the DualShock 4 for PC gaming, vontroller the wireless Xbox controller is very close.
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I’ve had an Xbox controller since which, aside from desperately needing a cleaning, still works great. Computer joystick help and support. The software essentially tricks Windows fr2e92 treating the DS4 like an Xbox controller, so just about any game which supports an Xbox controller basically any game with controller support should work with the default profile.
If you’re willing to do a little bit of setup work, the DS4 is a pf-usb wireless PC controller with all the customization you could want.
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And even though the DS4 is my overall winner, I’ll probably still use an Xbox controller often simply because I prefer the contriller stick layout. I also pushed each of the buttons, triggers, bumpers, and analog sticks down with as much vt2e92 as I could, and each sprang back as if untouched. Was this page useful? For games that do support controllers, we prefer the DualShock and Xbox pads.
While it may be important for console gamers, we’re almost always going to use WASD for any kind of shooter.