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    Using PS3 Controller in your PC with MotionJoy

    Don't know if this subject has ever been posted before, but thought it might be useful for some people.

    I recently started using my ps3 controller in my PC (I don't know why I'd never tried this before but generally I prefer keyboard and mouse or gamepad and wasn't aware of this software).

    I downloaded Motioninjoy and although it seemed a bit dubious at first as it is isn't an official PS3 controller driver, it has been fine so far. http://www.motioninjoy.com/ (I think you will need to have the program open for you controller to work, unless they have updated that.)

    So far I haven't been able to get the rumble to work but my controller works perfectly if I have the Xbox 360 controller emulator ticked instead of ps3 controller - for anybody that might be having trouble
    Last edited by Meepiit; 16th February 2012 at 19:49.

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    I will definitely try this out when I finish my build next week!
    I have been gaming with PlayStation controllers all my life and have always preferred them over Xbox controllers or any of the knock offs.
    Thanks for posting this!

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    It seems that my PS3 controller works with my PC now but I don't know what games to try it on. I tried on Portal 2 but the controls are mixed completely so whenever I try and look up I shoot a yellow portal :P

    Edit: Oh! I managed to get it to work by tweaking the inputs from the buttons/sticks in MotioninJoy settings! Portal with Dualshock 3! Hell yeah!
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    This will be great for racing games and (don't hate) for Batman: Arkham City, racers and third person games feel more natural with a pad to me, mouse and keyboard for everything else though.


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