Cross the streams. Controller is much more comfortable
Sony needs to allow DualSense Full Acess on Steam.
Steam is just going to brute force it. They already made a lot of progress. The main issue is developers actually implementing it's functions.
I thought I read they had it working wirelessly and have the haptics working now too? If they can get the triggers running as well, it's the obvious choice for PC gamers that don't always want to opt for keyboard and mouse.
I've always preferred a controller in PC games, even FPS games, where I do a hybrid approach of holding the controller in my left hand to control movement (pressing the analog in is my "`use/enter" button, L1 and L2 are crouch/jump, and I use the D pad to switch weapons, while holding the mouse in my right hand to aim. I've been playing that way since Unreal Tournament 2004.
@frosty Have you tried using the Move Navigation controller in your left hand instead of a full sized one? That's what I do, and it's amazing. Paired with a decent gaming mouse I have enough buttons for any game imaginable.
@fr0sty @Zhipp There are also keyboard/joystick hybrids available, may be quite the gadget for you
@Dudeson I've been keeping an eye on those things, but I haven't quite settled on one. There sure are a lot more options now than there were 7yrs ago.
My main platform is pc and I use a controller for any game where I don’t need pin point accuracy of shooting. Generally controller is a more relaxed way of playing. But for games like WoW, Destiny, battlefield and Diablo then I would use my keyboard/mouse. I’m currently playing Valhalla and I’m using my controller. Tomorrow shadowlands launches so I’ll use keyboard an mouse. My ps5 arrives Wednesday so I’m curious to see how the dual sense will fair on my pc.
That is the beauty of PC gaming. Use what you want whenever it suits you.
Same here, I use a controller for pretty much all single player stuff and m&k for online. Controller just feels more immersive to me, and definitely more comfortable. But you can't argue against m&k for online or for certain genres.
If they implement the features I'll start using the DuelSense instead of my Xbox elite controller
A worthy upgrade - it's nice that PC gamers get so many options!
Steam already added Dualsense support: https://store.steampowered.... I wonder if they can add haptic support and if the devs will include that in the PC games moving forward, since its already in the PS5 version of the game.
@article headline Whaaaaat the master race lowering themselves to mear toxic swamp people level 😱 🤯
It always boggles my mind how many down-votes happen when anything remotely positive about PC gaming is being discussed. SMH. I think it will be interesting going forward seeing how the Dual Sense is realized for PC. I think modders are really going to have a hayday here.
Controllers are fine for many games, but i need my kb & mouse for anything like strategy, first person shooters, point and click, management/theme park style building games.
More console gamers are starting to build PCs, and keyboard and mouse are just far too alien for them lol. That's why I suspect the controller use is increasing.
I switched to pc and the games I play are just more fun with a controller like rpgs aside from baldurs gate
Keyboard/Mouse for FPS games, good luck with using a controller in multi FPS games against keyboard/mouse players lol
With how strong aim assists is in pretty much all crossplay games now, I disagree.
Aim assist sucks though. I get using it to cut the disadvantage vs a m/kb, but I've always hated the feeling of it, and would turn it off when playing on console.
I don't blame them. Controller is superior comfort and is suitable for long play with more games. The only games that kb/m are suited is moba, rts and esport twitch shooter like csgo. Google pc gaming and carpul tunnel
I googled what you said, and they recommended the correct spelling. On a serious note, as someone who plays on both, my wrist can start to ache after long playing sessions on keyboard, but my hands have locked to the form of the gamepad I was using, and can get sore as well. Just like laying in a certain position in bed too long, it has negative effects on the body. Two, add mmo's, many third-person shooters, and virtually every FPS to that list.
Which Gampad do you use?
@variant Steam controller and Xbox One.
I'm sure for certain games mouse and keyboard is great, for me shooters have been most fun with gyro control, but controllers just feel more natural and comfortable. With motion controls making a comeback due to VR I'm really hoping devs start adding MOVE support with camera only again. It's nice seeing all kinds of controllers being made and becoming more accepted. They're pieces of tech that's been overlooked for too long
Not to sound like an elitist or anything, but I don't like using controllers one bit. K&M all day, every day.
Not surprising. I prefer controllers for most games. There are exceptions such as strategy and sim type games that benefit from the mouse/keyboard setup, but for everything else, I prefer having a controller in my hands. Thankfully I have that option too with PC games.
I literally only play PC games with a Dualshock.
It's funny people went on with how VR was needed with Half Life Alyx as it added something to the game but if Valve did a Half Life Alyx standard version utilizing Dual Sense as much as they could, people would buy it Day One.
controllers will always be more comfortable to use for games than a mouse and keyboard.
Depends on what I'm playing, honestly. I have a m/kb, Steam controller, and the Xbox One controller that I switch through depending on what I'm playing and how I want to game, now that I'm hooked up to the OLED in the living room. If they start making more progress with Dual Sense on PC, that'll be sitting next to them too lol, and will probably replace the one controller.
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