Sony's DualShock controllers can now be used to play your favorite games on Valve's platform.
Gamers will argue from now until the end of time about which gaming controllers are superior. Many feel a loyalty one way or another depending on console preference. Some have mixed reviews and wish they could combine the two major console controllers into one. Have you ever wanted to delve into some super complex PC gaming and found the traditional keyboard+mouse setup hindering your progress?
Steam has been beta testing these theories for the last month and they've formulated a plan to make at least some of us happy. Steam is now officially supporting the Ps4 DualShock 4 controller. The official release now adds features like control over LED's, and the same customization as Steam controllers.
The support is already available and was included with the new patch release on December 12th. The update would have been automatic. All that needs to be done to access the ability to use your DualShock 4 controller is to plug the controller in via USB, click on the Big Picture modes settings, and enable it under the Add/Test settings.
The DualShock 4, when activated will have all the same options such as mapping the trackpad, gyroscope, mouse or x-input/outputs, action sets, touch menus, radial menus and more. Do you have a favorite controller? Why does your choice fit you better? What features sets your choices apart?
- Courtney Breach
- December 16, 2016
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