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yes ? no?
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I'm pretty sure they make 360 controllers that are designed to work with PCs.

Is this what you're talking about?
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yes. well most of the sports and racing games. FPS idk since i never tried, playing fps on keyboard and mouse is the best .
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all the xbox 360 ports work ,
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Originally Posted by frankth3frizz View Post
yes. well most of the sports and racing games. FPS idk since i never tried, playing fps on keyboard and mouse is the best .

I'm just recently making the transition from Xbox 360 to pc games, so you know how that went, my first time playing black ops for pc with keyboard and mouse i got my ass handed to me game after game.
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post #6 of 10
for a wireless controller, you will need one of these:


That is an Xbox 360 gaming reciever for Windows. They dont make them anymore, but I managed to get a hold of one on Ebay.

for a wired controller, just plug it into a USB connection
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Originally Posted by Aknolidge View Post
I'm just recently making the transition from Xbox 360 to pc games, so you know how that went, my first time playing black ops for pc with keyboard and mouse i got my ass handed to me game after game.
That's still going to happen when you use the controller... The standard of PC gamers with FPS is a lot higher than on consoles (in terms of how accurate they can be) due to the mouse naturally being a lot more accurate.

My advice, is to go in at the deep end and try and get better with mouse/keyboard. It might feel weird at first, and will be annoying getting beaten to start off with, but is actually much better for FPS in the end.

For racing/action games, the 360 controller is really good on PC though, and usually a lot better than keyboard/mouse
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Originally Posted by Aknolidge View Post
I'm just recently making the transition from Xbox 360 to pc games, so you know how that went, my first time playing black ops for pc with keyboard and mouse i got my ass handed to me game after game.
thats like me trying to play cod on my friends xbox or ps3.lol.
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I use my 360 controller (wired) to play games like Mafia 2, TDU2, Batman AA etc. Works really well.
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Definitely yes. wired/ wireless OEM controller included third party will work!
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