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Submitted by AustinG909 590d ago | rumor

The PlayStation 4's Dualshock 4 Will (Reportedly) Work on Computers

A rumor is suggesting that the PlayStation 4's Dualshock 4's will work as simple plug-and-play controllers on all PC's. This rumor comes after a Redditor at PAX Prime spoke with the developers of the PlayStation 4 game, Galak-Z, who confirmed this to him. (PC, PS4)

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JakemanPS31994  +   590d ago
That would be nice if its true! I use a 360 controller now when i play on my pc but i would rather use the dualshock because im more attuned to using it.
Stsonic  +   590d ago
Motionjoy
shoddy  +   590d ago
Yay now I play something beside just fps and rts games
Eonjay  +   590d ago
Man that thing looks so sweet. You can tell that they really went to town trying to improve it. I haven't heard one criticism from the people who have used it and I am excited to see what features will be added to the touchpad. IGN says its used to control the map in AC: Black Flag letting you "pinch to zoom", dragging and setting waypoints.

Also, I love the look of the material on the backside of the grips. Looks comfortable and sturdy. All while maintaining a slender profile.
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pedrof93  +   590d ago
That's cool I use the DS3 to play Ps1 emulator games on Pc. Really awesome.
thechosenone  +   590d ago
PS4 dev posted this vid last night, it does work with win7 but I hope Sony decides to release official drivers.
http://youtu.be/FKwL4lrDmA0

http://www.reddit.com/r/Gam...
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Elimin8  +   590d ago
Kool beans!
ThanatosDMC  +   590d ago
Hopefully there wont be a need to use MotionJoy anymore. It get annoying if you accidentally unplug your cord or need it it charge something else.

I hope we can change the icons on the PC to Playstation icons instead of the forced Xbox icons. Really annoying.
Xristo  +   590d ago
I used to use MotionJoy but didn't like how it would take me to a Chinese website upon closing the program. So I just found a video on youtube on how to configure your computer to recognize a PS3 controller upon plugin WITHOUT software.

Read this for more about MotionJoy:

http://www.neogaf.com/forum...
RumbleFish  +   589d ago
It would be nice. Motioninjoy serves good as a workaround, but it's not perfect.
USMC_POLICE  +   590d ago
yea dude download motion joy on your pc you can set it up and use your ps3 controller in like 5 mins or less. there is also a youtube video on how to install it.
ThanatosDMC  +   590d ago
Yup, but make sure you change the shoulder buttons so that the fire is on R1 and sights on L1.
norkee  +   590d ago
ive been tempted to try the ps move navigation controller with a mouse instead of a keyboard. might make battlefield 3 for pc playable from the couch....
FamilyGuy  +   590d ago
This would be awesome!
*crosses fingers*
Crazyglues  +   590d ago
Oh hell yeah, this would be super awesome, It would also justify why I need a second controller - Because I was already getting a second one at launch....

I have long had the 360 PC controller for my PC but to now not have to worry about batteries and be able to use the new PS4 would be awesome -fingers Crossed-

Would be really cool - This time around Sony you are firing on all 12 cylinders...

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Ryto  +   590d ago
I use a 360 controller too, but it's getting kinda worn now aha! Hope this is true!
AzureskyZ  +   590d ago
With shooters i normally prefer the 360 controllers, but with rpgs and fighting games i prefer dualshock-- however if the reports are correct dualshock 4 is catered to both crowds, so this might become my pc choice controller as well.
HammadTheBeast  +   590d ago
There have been multiple confirmed reports of people saying that a lot of the indie PC games were played with DS4 on PC's.
yes!!!!!!!! bye bye 360 controller!! I hope this is true! DS4 on pc wont hurt ps4 just more money for sony and more options for me!
cleft5  +   590d ago
Yes, I really hope this is true.
dboyc310  +   590d ago | Intelligent
If true then I'll be able to play Titanfall with it on my pc when it's released :)
Clover904  +   590d ago
Haha, I like the way you think.
HaMM4R  +   590d ago
You sir are a genius.
thereapersson  +   590d ago
Best of both worlds! :-D
pyramidshead  +   590d ago
lol bubbs
FamilyGuy  +   590d ago
LMAO, nice!
Jneal7  +   590d ago
First person shooter with a controller? No thanks.
and project spark!!
Sarobi  +   590d ago
Oh man this would be cool. I hate using Motionjoy just to use the PS3 controller on games.
_FantasmA_  +   590d ago
Try DS3tool also. I don't mind using those programs. As long I gets to use my DS3, I'm happy.
Hassassin  +   590d ago
they're the same thing or not?
anyway, it works fine, and has the plus side that I can use my ps3 controller for any emu out there (think, Smash bros @1440p/60Hz)
dboyman  +   590d ago
I agree. Tried it one time, and it messed up my Logitech wireless USB keyboard to point it was unusable. I find Motionjoy messes with USB drivers on my PC, so stopped using it.
JuniorCE  +   590d ago
Nice! The best controller to play on PC!! Now I can pre order Titanfall on PC :-D
annus  +   590d ago
For a match until you get utterly smashed.

I'm good with m&k, as well as a controller. Controllers are just to inaccurate compared to m&k in high speed situations.
InTheLab  +   590d ago
with controller support comes aim assist. It's not as cut and dry as you believe.
Feocart  +   590d ago
This isn't far-fetched at all, most likely true.
iRocket  +   590d ago
Cool. I'd still stay with M+KB in FPS games for superior input but could use it for racing and platformers.
SKULLFACE  +   590d ago
It would be sick though using the ps4 control to play pc games , let's hope that it is true
coolasj  +   590d ago
Oh my god. I could literally just plug my computer into my receiver and leave it there. Then my DS4 would control my entire room.
Clover904  +   590d ago
If true, it only makes the value of the ps4 that much more amazing.
TimeSkipLuffy  +   590d ago
now all games need to support controllers... Some big games like Bioshock 2 do not support controllers... meh :(
Bolts  +   590d ago
This isn't good enough, I need more games to support the DS controllers too. It's annoying to have to use the DS then have the game automatically refer to your controls as X Y A B.
KingKelloggTheWH  +   590d ago
The chances of it not being usable on PC are pretty low tbh.
Fishy Fingers  +   590d ago
Really? The dual shock 3 never received any official drivers let alone support plug and play. I'll wait for confirmation but if true it's a pleasant surprise for me.

If not, I'll just continue using MotionJoy but to have to correct button prompts in game (rather than xboxs) would be nice.
KingKelloggTheWH  +   590d ago
trust me Sony's heard the cry, if they dont respond than they are being kinda dumb..
memots  +   590d ago
That would be sweet, I use my 360 on pc and i am quite satisfied with it. But this new gamepad looks awesome
Gster  +   590d ago
This is very interesting news. Hope its true.
RE_L_MAYER  +   590d ago
Good-I can keep playing test drive unlimited then
NarooN  +   590d ago
Awesome news. I already use one of my DualShock 3's on my PC for emulation and PC games with the use of special drivers to emulate a 360 pad for maximum compatibility.

I'll definitely be picking up a DualShock 4 for this same purpose later on.
naBs  +   590d ago
Woop! Steam Big Picture with my DS4 :D that'd be sweet
Iltapalanyymi  +   590d ago
Yea! i wanted this! hope it supports it natively. No motionjoy or bullshit like that.
Wyesvin  +   590d ago
Is true it was used at the comic con convention they had it hook up on a computer with the ps4 controller playing assassins creed black flag
silvacrest  +   590d ago
i would love it to work naively rather then needing third party software/driver
sigfredod  +   590d ago
I´m curious about all this rumors, if turn out to be true i think that Sony is planning to be a big part on the pads gaming market not only with the PS but on PC aswell
LordDhampire  +   590d ago
it better, thats last gen stuff man...Microsoft had it down....the 360 controller is easily the best pc controller

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