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Originally Posted by Argorn5757 View Post

so for compatibility, the official controller is better than one from logitech or razer?
Those two should work with PC too because all the fancy extra buttons are programmed at a hardware level and no software is needed. I prefer the Microsoft pad over any other because it feels the best, I've had mine for 7 years and it still works flawlessly so they're reliable too! biggrin.gif
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post #12 of 33
Absolutely the Xbox 360 wired controller. Most devs leave in the controller coding from the xbox 360 with all the art assets as well so it's a seamless transition.
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post #13 of 33
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so for compatibility, the official controller is better than one from logitech or razer?

Well my logitech f310 has mapped correctly to all pad supporting games so in my experience if a Xbox 360 controller maps and works correctly in a game so does the f310.
    
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post #14 of 33
I'd get the Xbox controller too (I actually did). I prefer the its shape and the Razer Onza is poor quality (I also had this one). Regarding the Onza, after about three months, the left analog stick started to have sensor related problems which rendered the controller useless because it would either not register input or register ghost inputs.
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post #15 of 33
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Assassin's Creed the First and one other game gave me issues, it was Ubi as well, go figure. rolleyes.gif

There was an thing to fix that. I can't remember where I downloaded it (some generic fileplanet upload) but It worked on AC 1 and 2. If you need it I could email it to you. Every other game I own with controller enabled play works fine.

Another thing to note which bugs me, is the wireless controller shuts off if its not being used for a period of time. This is an anoyance when playing BF3 (I only use it for the jets) and once it disconects, you have to restart the game to get the controller to function again.

Either one works great I have personally used both, but the wireless version lets you hook up to 4 wireless controllers at the same time if thats any use (can't think of any noteworthy splitscreen games on pc).
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I've never had a problem with sleeping dogs and the wireless controller, only game I had a problem with that I can remember was I Am Alive
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post #17 of 33
Every game I have tried that supports a pad... I've never had an issue with my wireless xbox controller. Turn it on and it works.


The only game that had issues, was AC... with the triggers not working. But I prefer the M&K for that game. Other than that, every game I've wanted to use the pad with, has not given me any issues.

The only issue with the 360 pad, is that the analog sticks start to have issues with stay centered. I've had like 6 different pads and each one had the same issue within weeks of use. So it's just a thing that happens to them. There's tons of "fixes" for it online though.
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post #18 of 33
Talking to my buddy here at work he bought the Logitech F310, he says it feels nicer than the official controller for extended periods of play however he ran into compatibility issues with it. He went on to say that you can get 360 emulation software for the F310 and that eliminated all issues with it. More that he prefers the overall feel of the controller because its smooth and the button feel was really nice.
    
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post #19 of 33
I have never tried the xbox controller but my ps3 controller with motion joy drivers works great. The drivers can even make your ps3 controller emulate an xbox controller for those games that only support the xbox one. Not saying it's the easiest or best solution but it worked out great for me since I have a ps3.
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post #20 of 33
ok, who used a wired/wireless xbox 360 controller with battlefield 3? did it worked correctly?
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