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User Info: BulletsOfLiquid

BulletsOfLiquid
1 month ago#1
Xbox or PS4?
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User Info: protools1983

protools1983
1 month ago#2
Xbox One controller FTW
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User Info: GunmaN1905

GunmaN1905
1 month ago#3
Personal preference.

Xbox has native support.

DS4 has an app called DS4windows and it works perfectly, you can even create macros and use the touchpad as mouse.

I use DS4.

User Info: runrom

runrom
1 month ago#4
Both are supported. It just comes down to preference. Personally, I choose one or the other based on analog or dpad placement for the game I'm playing. I've never liked the PS4's analog placement and never liked the X1's dpad placement.
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User Info: zxxcman

zxxcman
1 month ago#5
Whichever you like best, really.
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User Info: protools1983

protools1983
1 month ago#6
All of these people are steering you in the wrong direction TC. It's not preference, it's what I tell you is best. The Xbox One controller is Master Race of controllers.
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User Info: KillerTruffle

KillerTruffle
1 month ago#7
Shocked that not a single person has suggested KB/mouse yet. heh
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User Info: Yewolife

Yewolife
1 month ago#8
KillerTruffle posted...
Shocked that not a single person has suggested KB/mouse yet. heh

Because no one is mistaking a kb/mouse for a traditional controller.

By and large DS4 is the best in my book. But, some games are better with the analog higher up like the xbox's, and some work better with the dpad higher up like the DS4 - so use whichever one is best for the kind of game your playing.

That said DS4 with its many customization and utility with the touch pad will be your all around most versatile controller for just about anything.

User Info: Boge

Boge
1 month ago#9
protools1983 posted...
Xbox One controller FTW


Xbox One S specifically. It has built in bluetooth so you don't have to spend, what, $20 for the Microsoft wireless adapter?

All games I've played have the Xbox button mapping in game, so there is no confusion or need for mods. All games I've played work with it without any setup.
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User Info: darkhouse999

darkhouse999
1 month ago#10
Wired 360 controller or Xbone. I personally dislike the DS4 controller, it feels to light and small. It is a big improvement from the DS3 though.
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