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#1 Dane

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Posted 08 July 2013 - 23:17

So I got a new PC, because I want to try that instead of the new xbox.  Mostly First Person Shooters.  I have Battlefield 3 for xbox, and want to get into it on PC.  W,A,S,D  Isn't working too well just yet,  is there any controllers I can use and use that? 



Best Answer xendrome , 08 July 2013 - 23:20

USB Xbox 360 Controller works fine for the PC.

 

http://amzn.com/B004QRKWLA

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#2 xendrome

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Posted 08 July 2013 - 23:20   Best Answer

USB Xbox 360 Controller works fine for the PC.

 

http://amzn.com/B004QRKWLA



#3 Jester124

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Posted 08 July 2013 - 23:21

The USB Xbox 360 controller is the best one I've used



#4 OP Dane

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Posted 08 July 2013 - 23:25

USB Xbox 360 Controller works fine for the PC.

 

http://amzn.com/B004QRKWLA

 

 

The USB Xbox 360 controller is the best one I've used

 

 

I will have to check that out too bad I can't use one of my wireless ones,  but they're not blue tooth,  so I guess I'll have three xbox remotes haha.  Does anyone know can I set up the controller similar to what I have the 360 set up as?



#5 Dubstep Nixon

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Posted 08 July 2013 - 23:31

I will have to check that out too bad I can't use one of my wireless ones,  but they're not blue tooth,  so I guess I'll have three xbox remotes haha.  Does anyone know can I set up the controller similar to what I have the 360 set up as?

 

I may be mistaken but I thought there were wireless 360 adapters for the PC so you would just need one of those.



#6 Jester124

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Posted 08 July 2013 - 23:33

you can buy a wireless Xbox controller with a PC dongle also.

 

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http://www.amazon.co...ref=pd_sim_e_40



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Posted 09 July 2013 - 03:25

That dongle comes with every wireless gamepad or must be bought separately?

 

Edit: I see it obviously comes with this one. I'm stupid :pinch:



#8 OP Dane

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Posted 09 July 2013 - 11:43

you can buy a wireless Xbox controller with a PC dongle also.

 

Edit:

http://www.amazon.co...ref=pd_sim_e_40

Is there any dongles sold alone? I found one on amazon,  but it's not made by microsoft.  



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Posted 09 July 2013 - 12:02

I think e you can also find them on eBay.

 

I don't think MS actually sells the dongles separately. 



#10 Jester124

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Posted 09 July 2013 - 21:48

as complex stated, ebay would be a good place.  Here's a like to some.

http://www.ebay.com/...ter pc&_sacat=0



#11 Javik

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Posted 09 July 2013 - 21:51

I own a Nyko Airflo EX. It has a fan and can blow cold air onto your hands whilst you're gaming which is actually quite nice if you game for long periods of time



#12 Draconian Guppy

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Posted 09 July 2013 - 22:04

+1 for wired  xbox controller, IMO they can't be beat ( except for that nasty + controller which has fixed in the "newer version").



#13 sc305495

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Posted 16 July 2013 - 13:18

I think i'm going to start using the usb xbox 360 controller once my breakaway replacement cable comes in the mail.

With regard to 3rd party wireless dongles I would imagine that they would work just fine and possibly in some cases better than the genuine one.



#14 Shadrack

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Posted 22 July 2013 - 20:10

I use a third party 'knock-off' "X360" USB wireless controller dongle and it works fine once you get the drivers installed correctly. It isn't plug-and-play though and the instructions it came with did not work for me. I had to find help online on how to install. Once setup it seems to work just fine with the Microsoft driver setup.

If you don't already have a controller, I suggest buying the MS package with controller+dongle. Otherwise you can save some bucks and get a generic one.

#15 Geoffrey B.

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Posted 22 July 2013 - 20:11

i have been using an xbox 360 controller for years on my computer without issue, i have both a wired and wireless version. 





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