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Sony PS4 controller will work with Windows PCs from launch

Written by Andre Yoskowitz (Google+) @ 07 Oct 2013 23:37 User comments (3)

Sony PS4 controller will work with Windows PCs from launch Sony has confirmed that the upcoming Sony PlayStation 4 DualShock 4 controller will work with Windows PCs and Windows games right out of the box.
Sony Computer Entertainment Worldwide Studios President Shuhei Yoshida confirmed the news via his Twitter stream. (Embedded below)

The exec says that basic functions such as the analog sticks and buttons will work without issue. The more advanced features of the controller, such as the touch pad and motion sensors, were not mentioned, but will likely not work at launch as Sony really has no reason to invest in such functionality.

Sony has not used Xinput in the past, like Microsoft does for their Xbox controllers, so it is unclear whether Windows PCs will recognize the DS4 as a DS4 or as a generic controller.

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3 user comments

18.10.2013 16:59

cool :D

29.10.2013 4:29

I simply use the xbox PC great for all my games and is made for a PC.

39.10.2013 10:29

i doubt it will work as 90% of pc games that use controller require xbox controllers but using motioninjoy you will be able to make it work as an xbox 360 controller.

custom built gaming pc from early 2010,ps2 with 15 games all original,ps3 500gbs with 5 games all original,yamaha amp and 5.1channel surround sound speakers,46inch sony lcd smart tv.

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