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I fixed BF3 joystick issues. Here's how!

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Ok, I have having horrendous issues with my Logitech extreme 3d pro working with BF3 since launch. It constantly faught with my mouse controls and keyboard settings and come to find out, freaking DICE didn't get joystick support properly working before retail launch. Whata joke, and who knows when they will get it "working" mad.gif

http://www.overclock.net/pc-games/1151628-bf3-joystick-support-totally-fudged.html

Anyway, with some input from others online and in game, I decided to test the following method and I can confirm
IT DOES FIX joystick issues, at least on the Logitech Extreme 3D Pro. Here's what to do:


1. Load CAMPAIGN mode and then OPTIONS / Key Bindings to adjust your controls. Do this so your not sitting around like a retard, taking up server space and getting booted in multiplayer, its being polite!

Be sure to remove the joystick binds from "Options > Key Binding > Common" as well!

2. Go through Infantry/Vehicle controls and clear out ALL JOYSTICK settings/buttons/axis. This will take some time, but its the only way to assure it will work properly. SET MOUSE/KEYBOARD settings as you see fit

joystick2copy.jpg


3. Go through Jets/Helicopters and clear out EVERY SINGLE BUTTON/AXIS for Mouse, Keyboard. Again, this is very tedious but its necessary for this to work.


joystick4copy.jpg


4. Once you have cleared out the settings as indicated above, exit game, install your joystick and calibrate with Windows or whatever software is necessary for your joystick


joystick1.jpg



5. Reload game, Go back to CAMPAIGN then OPTIONS / Key Bindings and set your axis/buttons for your jet and helicopter as you see fit. GO THROUGH EACH JOYSTICK BUTTON/AXIS and RE BIND or Clear it out as every joystick button layout is different. With my Logitech extreme 3D, every single button needed to be remapped for it to work, but YMMV! Be sure to save often in case you screw up!!


That should take care of it. Load up multiplayer and you should now have control in the skies! Happy flying!!
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Edited by 1ceTr0n - 2/27/12 at 2:20pm
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Updated with pics for clarrification
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HAH! it worked! Thanks Budd! Flying time +1 for yah.
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Originally Posted by Tropic55;15455299 
HAH! it worked! Thanks Budd! Flying time +1 for yah.

Good to hear, see ya in the blue sky! cool.gif
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Hmm, will this work with Motion Joy and PS3 controller?
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Glad to hear that it's working for you now! I have to say first thing I did was all of this just out of standard practice. 1/3 of my way to the guided missile... Need to get those other 2/3d's
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xbox 360 controller?
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post #8 of 92
i hope this works for 360 controller.
post #9 of 92
I have a Logitech Extreme 3d pro and this guide didn't resolve my issues. i still cant pitch up or down so my joystick is useless.
post #10 of 92
I've been using xpadder and my wired PC 360 controller for flying with no issues at all.
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