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PlayStation 4 controller works 'by default' with Windows PC

PlayStation 4 controller works 'by default' with Windows PC

October 7, 2013 | By Mike Rose

October 7, 2013 | By Mike Rose
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The DualShock 4 controller for the PlayStation 4 will work out of the box with a Windows PC, Sony has confirmed.

Previously, the PS3's DualShock 3 controller required special drivers and third-party software to work with a Windows PC, while the Xbox 360 controller is PC-compatible.

Now SCE president Shuhei Yoshida has revealed via Twitter that the DualShock 4 controller will work "by default" with a Windows PC, adding that it is compatible "for basic functions."

Multiple developers who have access to a DS4 controller, including Retro City Rampage creator Brian Provinciano, have since confirmed that this is the case.


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