Can I use an Xbox 360 controller for this?

#1fedcvgrPosted 11/23/2009 2:17:11 PM
Downloading the demo. so can I use a xbox 360 controller for the PC version?
#2DustMidgetPosted 11/23/2009 2:20:24 PM
inb4keyboardandmouse
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#3MikeGnzPosted 11/23/2009 2:31:16 PM
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L4D1 had an exec for a 360 controller. I imagine L4D2 has one, too. I think it was "exec 360controller" but I could be wrong, and probably am.
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#4IceMage20Posted 11/23/2009 2:36:13 PM
keyboardandmouse

You'll be better off using a mouse and keyboard. I know you're going to say stuff like "I'm used to the controller" or "I'm not good with a mouse" or some other crap like that, but trust me - if you keep using a mouse/keyboard and just get better at it, you'll do much better than with a controller. I know you'll say "but people can still be good on a controller" and that may be true, but if that person had invested as much time on a keyboard as he has with a controller, he'd be even better.

Take the time to re-learn some controls. You'll be better off in the long run, and plus you won't have to go buy a PC 360 controller (assuming you don't have one).
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#5Chaotic_AnarkiPosted 11/23/2009 2:40:05 PM
You can be the best controller using player in the world, but compared to even an average Keyboard / Mouse user, you'll still look like garbage.
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#6sfcalimariPosted 11/23/2009 2:41:10 PM
Yes you can use a 360 gamepad for it.


Something annoying that keyboard users do is run forwards and backwards over and over when a horde comes and run in front of my bullets.

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#7cs_mpPosted 11/23/2009 2:42:53 PM
I'm sure there's an option for a gamepad in the settings menu, but gamepad's are not the best for FPS type game's.... driving games and flying game's a gamepad is most likely your best bet, but FPS's are much easier with KB+M.
#8Hatemachine25Posted 11/23/2009 2:45:17 PM
Yes this game supports the 360 controller, and as for K+M I say you paid for the game play it how you want to, I can't stand k+m play myself as it's far too frantic in speed and I lack the coordination to handle keyboard and mouse in a hectic combat environment.

It's a personal issue with me but one that I can and frequently do work around via controller play, and I seem to be doing just fine, enjoy the game however you need to.
#9DLSkywalkerPosted 11/23/2009 3:11:48 PM
Yeah, just plug it in, start up the game, go to options and enable the gamepad. The controls are automatically set, but you can modify them if you want.
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#10LazyyAmericanPosted 11/23/2009 4:02:49 PM
Using a controller is perfectly fine for coop....maybe even versus since your opponents aren't shooting back at you per se.
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