anyone playing PC version with Xbox controller?

#1 Posted by Cdustin821 (2 posts) -

i went to settings,then game play and enabled 360 controller and nothing happen.

#2 Posted by Cameron (594 posts) -

That's strange, I don't think I even had to set anything up. Most games, especially console ports, just work with a 360 controller. Does the controller work with other games?

#3 Posted by Rolyatkcinmai (2661 posts) -

Just works for me. I use a wireless 360 controller.

#4 Posted by ValiantGoat (370 posts) -

It worked for me no problem. I prefer the mouse and keyboard approach, hot keys are an immediate advantage.

#5 Posted by ninjakiller (3405 posts) -

I have a wired 360 controller and didn't have to do any setup, it detected it automatically.

#6 Edited by Cdustin821 (2 posts) -

i just bought it i dont own a xbox.im not too familiar with them.i plugged it in and it installed fine.ive had it plugged in for a couple of hours now and all 4 lights are blinking.is that indicating the battery isn't charged?

its also a downloaded version of the game.could that be an issue?

#7 Posted by Cameron (594 posts) -

Did you buy a wireless controller? If so you need an additional receiver attachment. If you bought an Xbox 360 controller then it won't come with one. You either need to buy one separately, or return the one you bought and try to get a Games for Windows- Live package that has both the wireless controller and the receiver. Alternately, you could just buy the wired version.

If you have the wired version and all four lights are blinking, then there is something wrong. Only the upper left quadrant should light up if it is installed correctly. It will flash all four when your PC is starting up and then it should change to just the upper left light.

#8 Posted by ValiantGoat (370 posts) -

If you have the Wireless controller with the USB receiver, you either have low batteries(think 20% is when the indication starts) or the controller isn't sync'd with the receiver.

#9 Posted by JoeyRavn (4887 posts) -

This may be a dumb question, but did you actually leave the options screen? I think you need the game to save your preferences before it switches to the gamepad, and that is done by going back to the general menu.

Other than that, more information about your setup would be welcome.

#10 Posted by triple07 (1193 posts) -

Once I got into the actual game and not the startup screen it automatically detected and used it. What kind are you using?

#11 Edited by Marmalade (189 posts) -

I notice you mentioned plugging in your controller. I actually had a friend of mine trying to plug his wireless controller to his pc with the recharging cable thing. It may seem like a silly question, but the controller you're plugging in is a wired controller right? Another reason I ask is because you mentioned the four lights blinking. I've only ever experienced this with wireless controllers when they're trying to synchronize with a receiver.

#12 Posted by SlasherMan (1725 posts) -

If it's a wireless controller, you will need the wireless receiver for it. Plugging it in with the Play and Charge cable does not work.

#13 Posted by AhmadMetallic (18955 posts) -
@SlasherMan said:

If it's a wireless controller, you will need the wireless receiver for it. Plugging it in with the Play and Charge cable does not work.

If it's wireless how can he plug it in with a cable?
#14 Posted by Wuddel (2057 posts) -

@Cdustin821: @SlasherMan said:

If it's a wireless controller, you will need the wireless receiver for it. Plugging it in with the Play and Charge cable does not work.

This. Wired does not need a setup. I user a Razer ONZA.

#15 Posted by SlasherMan (1725 posts) -

@AhmadMetallic said:

@SlasherMan said:

If it's a wireless controller, you will need the wireless receiver for it. Plugging it in with the Play and Charge cable does not work.

If it's wireless how can he plug it in with a cable?

The wireless controllers have a plug at the top which you can use to hook up to any device with a USB port using a Play and Charge kit. The cable is only used for power charging, though and not for transmitting input data, unlike the PS3 controller for instance (which is also wireless, but can still be plugged in via USB).

#16 Edited by Stete (704 posts) -

On the options screen there is a use 360 controller checkbox. Once you check that and leave the option screen, see if it autosaves.

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