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Can you use your Xbox 360 controller for PC games?

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User Info: Agnostic420

6 years ago#1
I know they have the 360 controllers for PC specifically you can buy but can you use the one that comes with the Xbox itself on the PC?

I downloaded the software but I can't seem to get it to work.

User Info: BigSaltyDookie

6 years ago#2
A wired 360 controller is the easiest way to go, but you can buy an adapter to use your wireless controller on a PC. Not sure if they still make them though but you might be able to find one on Amazon or something.
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User Info: Ryan2002

6 years ago#3
Yes you can, but you need the reciever to plug into your PC via USB if you are using a wireless controller. Unfortunately MS doens't make these anymore, but you can still find them at places like eBay and Amazon. And NO, the play n Charge will not work for making a "wired" connection, the Play N Charge charges the controller battery only and does not use the connection to send your inputs to the console/PC.
Otherwise you can just hook up any Xbox 360 wired controller to a USB port and if you are running a current version of Windows, then it should read it and install the drivers for you automatically.
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User Info: blakbird13

6 years ago#4
You can use a wired controller or buy the receiver for the wireless controllers.

User Info: Agnostic420

6 years ago#5
Oh you need a recieverrr ok then.

I'll just use a wired controller for now.
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