In this guide, you’ll learn how to use Xbox 360 controller emulator (x360ce emulator) for any PC game.
Gaming is one of those activities we engage in to keep ourselves busy in our Leisure’s. Actually, gaming it basically for fun while some consider it a form of entertainment.
So many of us still rely on dual-shock controllers for modern PC games while almost all the modern games now require an Xbox 360 controller to play.
If you have a dual-shock game controller and you need to play a game that requires an Xbox controller, you’re not completely out of luck as you can still use your dual-shock controller for your games.
In other to be able to play a PC game which requires an Xbox 360 controller, we’ll be mapping the dual-shock controller to works as an Xbox controller.
How to use Xbox 360 controller emulator (x360ce emulator) to play all PC games
To map your game controller button and make it work as an Xbox controller, we’ll be making use of an app called x360ce emulator.
X360ce is an Xbox 360 Controller Emulator which allows your game controller (USB DualShock controller) to function as an Xbox 360 controller. This app actually works for other game controllers that are not dual-shock, so if you have a different gamepad, you can also use it.
I already tested the Xbox 360 Controller emulator app with games like Naruto – Ultimate ninja storm revolution, Tom Clancy’s Future Soldier and a few others and it works fine.
Steps to configure X360ce controller
Step 1. First off, you need to Download Xbox 360 controller emulator app (x360ce) zip file. You have to select either 32bit or 64bit version for your game. If you’re not sure your game is 32 or 64bit, you may download 64bit version for newer games and 32bit for older games. X360ce will also prompt if you’ve installed a wrong version.
Step 2. Now we have to locate the folder where your game is installed, or you can just select the game icon on destop, right click then select open file location.
Step 3. Copy downloaded file into the games folder and extract all files there
Step 5. Right-click x360ce exe and select Run as administrator.
Step 6. X360 Controller Emulator will throw warning “xinput 1_3.dll was not found. This file is required for the emulator to function properly.”. Click Create.
Step 7. Now, x360ce informs that it has detected the new device, if you’re connected to the internet then tick search settings from the internet, otherwise leave it.
Step 8. Once settings is downloaded, it will be applied directly.
Step 9. But for those who didn’t download setting, after the x360ce interface comes up, just click on auto to automatically map all keys. And also, if you downloaded from the internet and its not working in-game, you can as well go back to the app and click auto
Step 10. Click the save buttton.
And that’s that! Now you can normally launch your game from your desktop and x360ce emulator will start automatically, and you can use your controller.
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Can this work for games that are apps??? since there is no folder
Are you saying apps from the Microsoft store? If yes, then, currently not supported.