If you are one of the few who want to use a Switch Controller on PS4, a small piece of Japanese hardware will allow you to do it.
I wouldn't mind using the Switch screen a la PS Vita, but the Joy Cons sucked.
Games that require the touchpad and light bar would be an issue to play with non-DS4 controllers though
Good thing such games are far and few in between.
Literally, every single game uses the touchpad - even if it's only used as one, two or three additional buttons rather than touch operation - it's still used. There's also the six-axis motion controls which won't be supported, there's no speaker on the controller functionality and the smaller Switch controllers aren't the best in terms of comfortability.
This would be perfect for those who want to use a Classic Controller (NES or SNES respectively) for platformers/metroidvanias like Axiom Verge, the Castlevania rereleases, Bloodstained, etc.
I just use the dpad on ds4
Never been able to use a PlayStation D-Pad better than a Nintendo one. Although the Dualshock has at least a better one than Xbox
I don’t even wanna use joy cons on the switch let alone ps4
Yeah ,no thanks . Switch Pro controller is pretty decent but I like the DS4 waaay better and I only use Joycons during handheld mode I wouldn’t want to use them unless I have too
Pro controller destroys ds4.
Oh really? In what world? That Pro controller is garbage and doesn't even have analog triggers..
Switch pro controller the best controller anyone say different is a lie. It have the best weight and feel. I know some wish it had a microphone and analog triggers, but even with those two things missing still the best controller ever. Those 40 hours of battery life, the way the button feel when you press on it, the way the rumble feels on it, makes it the best of all worlds, I bet Xbox and Sony copy Nintendo rumble next generation it definitely a difference maker. I may look into it to use it for the ps4 since it’s possible now Second best controller is a tie between ps4 and Xbox controller now the Xbox elite controller that’s in a bracket of its own since you can change the controller how ever you want it I do not put it against switch pro controller it’s not a fair fight for any controller. The reason I put Sony and Xbox controller a tie because Xbox d pad is horrible if it was good I would put it second and Sony 3rd. The DualShock not a bad controller but those other two just feel better in the hands.
I play all my Playstation 4 games with xbox controllers. I also use Xbox controllers on my Nintendo Switch. These controller adapters do work. I've been playing Days Gone on my Playstation 4 Pro with my Xbox One pad. Because of accurate controller adapters, I have never played any Playstation 4 games with a PS4 controller. - my true story. If you don't want to use Xbox, Playstation or Nintendo controllers, you don't have to. There are tons of controller adapters on the market. And most of them work even without any lag. If you own multiple consoles(I own all of them) you can pretty much use your favorite controller on any console with a good adapter
Which adapter do you use? I'm using a hori controller but would much prefer to use an xbox one
Which console do you want to play on? For PS4 Pro I use the cronusmax pro. On my Nintendo Switch I use something called a N100 adapter. Both of these adapters are legit-meaning they both work 100% even with my Xbox One Sanwa and Hori arcade sticks. Yes my Xbox One arcade sticks work on both ps4 pro and switch 100%
For me I use an adapter call 8Bitdo to enable my Dualshock 4 on the Switch and the PC. The Dualshock just feel nicer in hand than the Joycon to be honest.
Great - but why? Nintendo's controllers aren't the best and don't offer anywhere near the amount of functionality of the DS4. I find the placement of the controls on the Joycons rather uncomfy and in a really bad placement. When trying to hit the B button on the Right Joycon, I always seem to rub against the Right control stick - whether used on the Switch itself or in the plastic controller attachment. It's placed too close and directly above, so it's not in a natural placement. I'd much rather the other way around - a small adapter that's cheap so I can use the DS4 for the Switch.
Pro Controller is a great controller though.
Not used the Pro one. I used the Pro on the Wii U but I really didn't like the clicky trigger buttons. Might have to pick one up for the Switch, I find the Joycons make my fingers all cramped after around an hours play.
Why the heck would you want to?
options.. you like being told how to do everything in life, or would you rather you decide it for yourself?
I'd like to use a control that has the full functionality the game needs. And one with better build quality than the JoyCons.
@ShadowWolf - then use the Pro Controller, no different than the controllers from the other two.. and a crazy battery life to boot.
The pro controller i could understand. But the joy cons?! I find them very uncomfortable even on my Switch :O
Cool! But why?
I don't understand why anyone would want to do this, unless it is just to have another controller for local multiplayer without investing in another DS4. I don't think the DS4 is perfect by any means, but it is leaps and bound ahead of anything Nintendo offers. Also, I have big hands, so Nintendo controllers are always way too small for me. Maybe that is why I don't see myself using them on my PS4.
dual shock is hardly any bigger than a Pro Controller though.
You must be talking about joycon because the pro controller is bigger and better than the DualShock 4 in every field it have better battery better rumble, better motion controls, built in nfc reader, better dpad and other buttons feel better to pressed
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