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Why sony never released drivers to install their ps3 controller to the pc?

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Could they be sued? Or they just dicks that really want you to use their controller only for their console?

And no one bring up motionjoy, I've tried all the methods to get the controller to work with the pc but none of them work. Not a big deal. I'm sure they work for you ppl because you're super smart but I'm not super smart and the instructions out there are sloppy for setting it up.
Edited by IlovetheChosenone - 3/11/11 at 8:25pm
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well i know you said 'dont bring up motionjoy' but sorry, because thats exactly how im using my dualshock 3 on my pc. can even use it as a xbox 360 Controller Emulator so it works on crysis, just sharing my thoughts and heres how I did it.

http://www.hardcoreware.net/how-to-p...ndows-7-vista/
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http://www.motioninjoy.com/

Their latest driver (6.something) doesn't need you to do anything else except install the program, plug in your controller, install the driver FROM the program itself.
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Sony will never release it, but there has bee numerous software that works fine.
    
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Originally Posted by IlovetheChosenone View Post
Could they be sued? Or they just dicks that really want you to use their controller only for their console?

And no one bring up motionjoy, I've tried all the methods to get the controller to work with the pc but none of them work. Not a big deal. I'm sure they work for you ppl because you're super smart but I'm not super smart and the instructions out there are sloppy for setting it up.
I uninstalled that less than an hour after installing it and trying it out. It just never worked.

I agree though it would have cost them practically nothing to release drivers and only given people incentive to purchase PS3 controllers for PC.
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post #6 of 34
I have mine working with bluetooth. Works great in fact. The adapeter i used cos me 99 cents off ebay. works just fine for me. i also have a 360 controller, depending on the game i chose one over the other. PS3 controller for some old school playstation emulation is vital. Even ps2 emulation is great.
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post #7 of 34
AFAIK, the Sony Controller would conflict with Microsoft. And since the Xbox controller works with PC games, it not needed IMO.
     
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For people that don't have xbox's and own ps3's i'm sure they consider it needed.
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post #9 of 34
It's a PS3 controller. Not a PC controller that resembles a PS3 controller.

If they wanted it to be used on a PC, then they would have programmed it as such and had drivers.

So no, they cannot be sued. It's working as intended.
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post #10 of 34
is it possible to use a desktop keyboard instead of ps3 joystick
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