Can I play this game with a PS3 or XBOX controller.

#1jbrenstonPosted 12/26/2012 2:54:19 AM
I'm primary a console gamer, so i'm not very good at using the keyboard and mouse to move around. I wanted to know could I plug in one of my counsel controllers and play the game?

Thanks in advance.
#2Cirrus101Posted 12/26/2012 4:45:51 AM
even if the option was there, it just wouldn't work. Its flat out disturbing just how many buttons actually get used by this game. Like a flight/space sim.... only its an fps.
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#3pliskin33Posted 12/26/2012 5:02:39 AM
Technically you could with a wired 360 controller. The problem will be mapping all the necessary buttons and the fact that your reactions aren't going to be as quick as someone who has a mouse and can just lay their crosshairs over you while you need to steer it there.
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#4jbrenston(Topic Creator)Posted 12/26/2012 5:07:00 AM
Dang....thanks for the info
#5Punk_RoosterPosted 12/26/2012 5:12:45 AM
I have a wired XBox360 controller that I've tried with this game. Aside from sensitivity issues, the 2 biggest problems are you can't get weapon switching to work right and if you try to aim down your sights with one button, the second you try to fire it cancels out and won't let you do both.
#6DeIuxePosted 12/26/2012 6:19:06 AM
Vanu guns are so easy to use you could probably use a racing wheel.
#7NightFalconPosted 12/26/2012 8:38:05 AM
Technically, yes.

Realistically, no. There's a 2 millisecond lag for the 360 controller. The buttons works fine, but it seems like the game was designed for Keyboard and mouse.

This was for flying, so imagine how it will be for actual shooting. The delayed reaction pretty much means you're dead the moment you go one on one.
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#8jbrenston(Topic Creator)Posted 12/27/2012 4:09:50 AM
thanks for the responses everyone!