Using PS3 controller on PC

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  1. The_Bardock

    The_Bardock ****** of the Minicons

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    So i'm looking to hook up my ps3 controller to my pc in order to play console games that were ported to PC. Wondering if anyone has any experience doing this and what drivers you would recommend.
     
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    Download and install Motioninjoy, and Xpadder.
     
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    Atomsplitter Needs a new title.

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    I used just motioninjoy, it worked pretty well. There's youtube vids to help you set it up.
     
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    Starfire22 Wall crawling menace!

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    ^^Thanks for the tip, looks like I wont need to throw some extra $$ around for an exceptionally good PC controller.
     
  5. The_Bardock

    The_Bardock ****** of the Minicons

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    I got motioninjoy installed and seems most of my games will only accept it in xbox mode
     
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    DevilzFan CobraIsland.com Veteran

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    Does the PS3 controller work through bluetooth on the PC? I have a Bluetooth adapter on my PC. That would be epic.
     
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    The_Bardock ****** of the Minicons

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    It says it will, but I don't have bluetooth on my pc so I can't try it out
     
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    You just need the sixaxis drivers for windows

    PS3 SIXAXIS driver for PC


    I don't have a PS3 controller yet, so I could not try if it actually works. But these drivers are around for a fairly long time, so I expect it to work.
     

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