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| [[Apex Legends]] ||style="text-align: center"| {{Tickcross|hackable||hackable}} || [https://www.rewasd.com/community/config/custom-apex-legends-controller-settings/25bbb72c919643412f566b4bdb39ac61 Custom config]. Requires [https://www.rewasd.com/ reWASD] application to run.
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Browses map (left side) and equipment (right side).
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| [[Battlefield V]] ||style="text-align: center"| {{Tickcross|hackable||hackable}} || [https://www.rewasd.com/community/config/battlefield-v-controller-settings/1303afa5769c48921553a99c83030a72 Custom config]. Requires [https://www.rewasd.com/ reWASD] application to run.
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Shows scoreboard.
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|-
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| [[Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare (2019)]] ||style="text-align: center"| {{Tickcross|hackable||hackable}} || [https://www.rewasd.com/community/config/modern-warfare-controller-settings/459ed5f6f99a79bbc5c46853b7742419 Custom config]. Requires [https://www.rewasd.com/ reWASD] application to run.
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Activates map.
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| [[Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3]] ||style="text-align: center"| {{Tickcross|hackable||hackable}} || [https://www.rewasd.com/community/config/mw3-pc-controller-presets/a3e959632a55b362507cb0faa7b830c7 Custom config]. Requires [https://www.rewasd.com/ reWASD] application to run.
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Left side of touchpad activates Prone, right side of touchpad activates Night Vision or Use button.
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| [[Call of Duty: Warzone]] ||style="text-align: center"| {{Tickcross|hackable||hackable}} || [https://www.rewasd.com/community/config/call-of-duty-warzone-controller-support/67bbfb9e602c863496522bca9f4e207a Custom config]. Requires [https://www.rewasd.com/ reWASD] application to run.
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Touchpad activates map or activates menu with gestures.
 
|-
 
|-
 
| [[Cemu]] ||style="text-align: center"| {{Tickcross|hackable||hackable}} || Requires mouse emulation software.
 
| [[Cemu]] ||style="text-align: center"| {{Tickcross|hackable||hackable}} || Requires mouse emulation software.
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| [[Death Stranding]] ||style="text-align: center"| {{Tickcross|true}} || Native support.<ref name="reddit-pc"/>
 
| [[Death Stranding]] ||style="text-align: center"| {{Tickcross|true}} || Native support.<ref name="reddit-pc"/>
 
|-
 
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| [[DeSmuME]] ||style="text-align: center"| {{Tickcross|hackable||hackable}} || Requires mouse emulation software.
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| [[Detroit: Become Human]] ||style="text-align: center"| {{Tickcross|true}} || Native support.<ref name="reddit-pc">[https://www.reddit.com/r/pcgaming/comments/p01upo/games_with_native_dualshock4specific_support_eg/ Games with native DualShock4-specific support (eg lightbar, gyro, touchpad)]</ref>
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|-
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| [[Dragon Age: Origins]] ||style="text-align: center"| {{Tickcross|hackable||hackable}} || [https://www.rewasd.com/community/config/dragon-age-origins-controller-support/20fb92639b780b63923bdeb10e211b22 Custom config]. Requires [https://www.rewasd.com/ reWASD] application to run.
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Right side of touchpad rotates camera, left side moves cursor and act as left click after press.
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| [[Elyon]] ||style="text-align: center"| {{Tickcross|hackable||hackable}} || [https://www.rewasd.com/community/config/elyon-controller-support/e90e4b17b187956901c3e8aaa5834e20 Custom config]. Requires [https://www.rewasd.com/ reWASD] application to run.
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Touchpad interacts with objects and NPCs.
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| [[Fortnite]] ||style="text-align: center"| {{Tickcross|hackable||hackable}} || [https://www.rewasd.com/community/config/how-to-play-fortnite-on-pc-with-ps4-or-xbox-controller/19ea4c9296fdbf6a3d9934157e7b7cb3 Custom config]. Requires [https://www.rewasd.com/ reWASD] application to run.
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Using touchpad for constant shooting/building (automatic click).
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|-
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| [[Genshin Impact]] ||style="text-align: center"| {{Tickcross|hackable||hackable}} || [https://www.rewasd.com/community/config/genshin-impact-controller-support/02413b9b422b623cb616eb7edc3bdbd6 Custom config]. Requires [https://www.rewasd.com/ reWASD] application to run.
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Uses the touchpad for interacting with a map.
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|-
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| [[Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas]] ||style="text-align: center"| {{Tickcross|hackable||hackable}} || [https://www.rewasd.com/community/config/gta-san-andreas-pc-controller-setup/d620cb8eb06cdeb1e3ed4d8fe076ee0e Custom config]. Requires [https://www.rewasd.com/ reWASD] application to run.
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Click on touchpad allows a character to enter/leave the vehicle.
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| [[Grand Theft Auto V]] ||style="text-align: center"| {{Tickcross|hackable||hackable}} || [https://www.rewasd.com/community/config/gta-5-pc-ps4-controller-xbox-controller/71f163d0410b2a8c9e85becf16b188c1 Custom config]. Requires [https://www.rewasd.com/ reWASD] application to run.
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Uses touchpad to activate voice chat.
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|-
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| [[Guild Wars]] ||style="text-align: center"| {{Tickcross|hackable||hackable}} || [steam://controllerconfig/29720/1806468926 Custom config]. Requires [[Steam]] application to run.
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Uses the touchpad as mouse. Inspired by [[Final Fantasy XIV]].
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| [[League of Legends]] ||style="text-align: center"| {{Tickcross|hackable||hackable}} || [https://www.rewasd.com/community/config/league-of-legends-controller-support/624073514460e81bee3b986b7be0cf94 Custom config]. Requires [https://www.rewasd.com/ reWASD] application to run.
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Uses the touchpad to attack with Skill 1.
 
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| [[Detroit: Become Human]] ||style="text-align: center"| {{Tickcross|true}} || Native support.<ref name="reddit-pc">[https://www.reddit.com/r/pcgaming/comments/p01upo/games_with_native_dualshock4specific_support_eg/ Games with native DualShock4-specific support (eg lightbar, gyro, touchpad)]</ref>
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| [[Lost Ark]] ||style="text-align: center"| {{Tickcross|hackable||hackable}} || [https://www.rewasd.com/community/config/lost-ark-controller-support/bc28824114f8936363d34b7522ca1da5 Custom config]. Requires [https://www.rewasd.com/ reWASD] application to run.
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Uses the touchpad to interact with map and menu.
 
|-
 
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| [[melonDS]] ||style="text-align: center"| {{Tickcross|hackable||hackable}} || Requires mouse emulation software.
 
| [[melonDS]] ||style="text-align: center"| {{Tickcross|hackable||hackable}} || Requires mouse emulation software.
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|-
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| [[Minecraft: Java Edition]] ||style="text-align: center"| {{Tickcross|hackable||hackable}} || [https://www.rewasd.com/community/config/minecraft-java-controller-settings/841415a30255985322b2d230c95ab79f Custom config]. Requires [https://www.rewasd.com/ reWASD] application to run.
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Touchpad used for camera control.
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| [[Minecraft]] ||style="text-align: center"| {{Tickcross|hackable||hackable}} || [https://www.rewasd.com/community/config/minecraft-controller-support/8a3b7c006c3f349b8d2583ce4f8d1e46 Custom config]. Requires [https://www.rewasd.com/ reWASD] application to run.
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Opens chat.
 
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|-
 
| [[No$GBA]] ||style="text-align: center"| {{Tickcross|hackable||hackable}} || Requires mouse emulation software.
 
| [[No$GBA]] ||style="text-align: center"| {{Tickcross|hackable||hackable}} || Requires mouse emulation software.
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|-
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| [[Overwatch]] ||style="text-align: center"| {{Tickcross|hackable||hackable}} || [https://www.rewasd.com/community/config/overwatch-controller-support/96baf79d6118860d34a8878335f682a2 Custom config]. Requires [https://www.rewasd.com/ reWASD] application to run.
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Use touchpad for making calls and spraying up.
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| [[PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds]] ||style="text-align: center"| {{Tickcross|hackable||hackable}} || [https://www.rewasd.com/community/config/pubg-controller-support/d0c3231ccc4106f64fc21e73e37da156 Custom config]. Requires [https://www.rewasd.com/ reWASD] application to run.
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Uses the touchpad to interact with map.
 
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|-
 
| [[Cloud Gaming:PlayStation Plus|PlayStation Plus]] ||style="text-align: center"| {{Tickcross|true}} || Native support.
 
| [[Cloud Gaming:PlayStation Plus|PlayStation Plus]] ||style="text-align: center"| {{Tickcross|true}} || Native support.
 
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| [[Ryujinx]] ||style="text-align: center"| {{Tickcross|hackable||hackable}} || Requires mouse emulation software.
 
| [[Ryujinx]] ||style="text-align: center"| {{Tickcross|hackable||hackable}} || Requires mouse emulation software.
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|-
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| [[Super People]] ||style="text-align: center"| {{Tickcross|hackable||hackable}} || [https://www.rewasd.com/community/config/super-people-controller-support/4dde2c7c1088da7e66efc606cecbee91 Custom config]. Requires [https://www.rewasd.com/ reWASD] application to run.
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Touchpad activated map and use Super Capsule.
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| [[Tekken 7]] ||style="text-align: center"| {{Tickcross|hackable||hackable}} || [https://www.rewasd.com/community/config/tekken-7-legacy-controller-support-presets/886a9d924ada303cb92c7f9a8ae86d7d Custom config]. Requires [https://www.rewasd.com/ reWASD] application to run.
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Left side activates menu/pause. Right side works as mouse.
 
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| [[The Witcher 3]] ||style="text-align: center"| {{Tickcross|true}} || Native support. Each of the four swipe directions opens another menu screen.<ref name="reddit-pc"/>
 
| [[The Witcher 3]] ||style="text-align: center"| {{Tickcross|true}} || Native support. Each of the four swipe directions opens another menu screen.<ref name="reddit-pc"/>
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|-
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| [[Valorant]] ||style="text-align: center"| {{Tickcross|hackable||hackable}} || [https://www.rewasd.com/community/config/valorant-controller-support/ff023de5703bab0c5c8f4dac6651f6c2 Custom config]. Requires [https://www.rewasd.com/ reWASD] application to run.
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Left click on touchpad shows Scoreboard, right click activates walk.
 
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| [[Vita3K]] ||style="text-align: center"| {{Tickcross|hackable||hackable}} || Requires mouse emulation software.
 
| [[Vita3K]] ||style="text-align: center"| {{Tickcross|hackable||hackable}} || Requires mouse emulation software.

Revision as of 14:49, 9 December 2022

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This is a manual list of games believed to support touchpads.

Controllers with touchpad support
See list of controllers with touchpad
Touchpads are mostly used for
  • Cursor control: moving the cursor in required direction
  • Scrolling: scrolling down/up through blocks of text
  • Weapon Swapping: selecting a weapon
  • Map Navigation: moving cursor and zooming in or out
  • Opening Menu: swiping opens different menus
  • Adjusting Settings: moving option bars
  • Quick Time Events: pressing required touchpad zones

Games

OUYA Controller

Mouse emulation works out of the box with basic Windows drivers.
Game State Notes
Cemu
Native support. Requires mouse emulation.
Citra
Native support. Requires mouse emulation.
DeSmuME
Native support. Requires mouse emulation.
melonDS
Native support. Requires mouse emulation.
No$GBA
Native support. Requires mouse emulation.
Ryujinx
Native support. Requires mouse emulation.
Vita3K
Native support. Requires mouse emulation.
yuzu
Native support. Requires mouse emulation.

DualShock 4

Third-party applications like SteamInput, reWASD, DS4Windows and DSAdvance allows to remap touchpad. Touchpad can control mouse cursor, enable motion controls, activate different menus, emulate right or left stick or act as Flick Stick.
Game State Notes
Apex Legends
Custom config. Requires reWASD application to run.

Browses map (left side) and equipment (right side).

Battlefield V
Custom config. Requires reWASD application to run.

Shows scoreboard.

Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare (2019)
Custom config. Requires reWASD application to run.

Activates map.

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3
Custom config. Requires reWASD application to run.

Left side of touchpad activates Prone, right side of touchpad activates Night Vision or Use button.

Call of Duty: Warzone
Custom config. Requires reWASD application to run.

Touchpad activates map or activates menu with gestures.

Cemu
Requires mouse emulation software.
Citra
Requires mouse emulation software.
Death Stranding
Native support.[1]
Detroit: Become Human
Native support.[1]
Dragon Age: Origins
Custom config. Requires reWASD application to run.

Right side of touchpad rotates camera, left side moves cursor and act as left click after press.

Elyon
Custom config. Requires reWASD application to run.

Touchpad interacts with objects and NPCs.

Fortnite
Custom config. Requires reWASD application to run.

Using touchpad for constant shooting/building (automatic click).

Genshin Impact
Custom config. Requires reWASD application to run.

Uses the touchpad for interacting with a map.

Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas
Custom config. Requires reWASD application to run.

Click on touchpad allows a character to enter/leave the vehicle.

Grand Theft Auto V
Custom config. Requires reWASD application to run.

Uses touchpad to activate voice chat.

Guild Wars
Custom config. Requires Steam application to run.

Uses the touchpad as mouse. Inspired by Final Fantasy XIV.

League of Legends
Custom config. Requires reWASD application to run.

Uses the touchpad to attack with Skill 1.

Lost Ark
Custom config. Requires reWASD application to run.

Uses the touchpad to interact with map and menu.

melonDS
Requires mouse emulation software.
Minecraft: Java Edition
Custom config. Requires reWASD application to run.

Touchpad used for camera control.

Minecraft
Custom config. Requires reWASD application to run.

Opens chat.

No$GBA
Requires mouse emulation software.
Overwatch
Custom config. Requires reWASD application to run.

Use touchpad for making calls and spraying up.

PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
Custom config. Requires reWASD application to run.

Uses the touchpad to interact with map.

PlayStation Plus
Native support.
Ryujinx
Requires mouse emulation software.
Super People
Custom config. Requires reWASD application to run.

Touchpad activated map and use Super Capsule.

Tekken 7
Custom config. Requires reWASD application to run.

Left side activates menu/pause. Right side works as mouse.

The Witcher 3
Native support. Each of the four swipe directions opens another menu screen.[1]
Valorant
Custom config. Requires reWASD application to run.

Left click on touchpad shows Scoreboard, right click activates walk.

Vita3K
Requires mouse emulation software.
yuzu
Requires mouse emulation software.

Steam Controller

Official Steam application and third-party applications reWASD and SC Controller allow to remap touchpads. Touchpads can control mouse cursor, enable motion controls, activate different menus, emulate right or left stick, emulate face buttons, d-pad or act as Flick Stick.
Game State Notes
Cemu
Requires mouse emulation software.
Citra
Requires mouse emulation software.
DeSmuME
Requires mouse emulation software.
melonDS
Requires mouse emulation software.
No$GBA
Requires mouse emulation software.
Ryujinx
Requires mouse emulation software.
Vita3K
Requires mouse emulation software.
yuzu
Requires mouse emulation software.

Nvidia SHIELD Controller

Mouse emulation works out of the box with basic Windows drivers.
Game State Notes
Cemu
Native support. Requires mouse emulation.
Citra
Native support. Requires mouse emulation.
DeSmuME
Native support. Requires mouse emulation.
melonDS
Native support. Requires mouse emulation.
No$GBA
Native support. Requires mouse emulation.
Ryujinx
Native support. Requires mouse emulation.
Vita3K
Native support. Requires mouse emulation.
yuzu
Native support. Requires mouse emulation.

GameSir G5

Mouse mode can be activated by pressing ᴍᴏᴜsᴇ button. Mouse emulation works out of the box with basic Windows drivers.
Game State Notes
Cemu
Native support. Requires mouse mode activated.
Citra
Native support. Requires mouse mode activated.
DeSmuME
Native support. Requires mouse mode activated.
melonDS
Native support. Requires mouse mode activated.
No$GBA
Native support. Requires mouse mode activated.
Ryujinx
Native support. Requires mouse mode activated.
Vita3K
Native support. Requires mouse mode activated.
yuzu
Native support. Requires mouse mode activated.

DualSense

Third-party applications like SteamInput, reWASD, DS4Windows and DSAdvance allows to remap touchpad. Touchpad can control mouse cursor, enable motion controls, activate different menus, emulate right or left stick or act as Flick Stick.
Game State Notes
Cemu
Requires mouse emulation software.
Citra
Requires mouse emulation software.
DeSmuME
Requires mouse emulation software.
melonDS
Requires mouse emulation software.
No$GBA
Requires mouse emulation software.
Ryujinx
Requires mouse emulation software.
Vita3K
Requires mouse emulation software.
yuzu
Requires mouse emulation software.

Steam Deck

Official Steam application allows to use SteamInput to remap touchpads. Touchpads can control mouse cursor, enable motion controls, activate different menus, emulate right or left stick, emulate face buttons, d-pad or act as Flick Stick.
Game State Notes
Cemu
Requires mouse emulation software.
Citra
Requires mouse emulation software.
DeSmuME
Requires mouse emulation software.
melonDS
Requires mouse emulation software.
No$GBA
Requires mouse emulation software.
Ryujinx
Requires mouse emulation software.
Vita3K
Requires mouse emulation software.
yuzu
Requires mouse emulation software.

Emulation

Sega Pico Emulation

Tiger Game.com Emulation

Arcade Emulation

Nintendo DS Emulation

Game State Notes
Ace Attorney
Native support. Touch screen controls can be used to navigate through the entire game.[2]
Art Academy
Native support.[3]
Bomberman Land Touch!
Native support.[3]
Brain Age
Native support. The stylus is necessary for all of these mini-games as the player completes problems.[2]
Chrono Trigger
Native support.[4]
Elite Beat Agent
Native support. Rythm game.[2]
Fire Emblem: Shadow Dragon
Native support.[3]
Ghost Trick: Phantom Detective
Native support.[4]
Hotel Dusk: Room 215
Native support.[4]
Inazuma Eleven
Native support.[3]
Inazuma Eleven 2
Native support.[3]
Inazuma Eleven 3
Native support.[3]
Infinite Space
Native support.[4]
Knights in the Nightmare
Native support.[4]
Kirby: Canvas Curse
Native support. Game leans into Kirby’s spherical shape and is a title that's entirely controlled by the DS' stylus and touch screen.[2]
Kirby: Mass Attack
Native support. Game also makes prevalent touch screen use, too.[2]
Mario vs. Donkey Kong
Native support.[3]
Metroid Prime Hunters Remixes
Native support. Metroid Prime Hunters uses the touch screen as a new way to control the player’s view, as well as aim weapons.[2]
Nine Hours, Nine Persons, Nine Doors
Native support.[3]
Ninja Gaiden: Dragon Sword
Native support. Dragon Sword uses the stylus for every action in the game, except for blocking, which is done by pressing any of the DS’ buttons.[2]
Nintendogs
Native support. There are many different ways to take care of and play with this virtual pet, but they all make clever and personal use of the stylus and touch screen controls. There’s just something extra special about actually touching a dog’s head on the screen and them then reacting from being pet.[2]
Ōkamiden
Native support.[3]
Picross DS
Native support.[3]
Planet Puzzle League
Native support.[3]
Professor Layton and the Curious Village
Native support.[3]
Professor Layton and the Diabolical Box
Native support.[3]
Professor Layton and the Unwound Future
Native support.[3]
Professor Layton and the Last Specter
Native support.[3]
Rhythm Heaven
Native support. Rythm game.[2]
Scribblenauts
Native support.[3]
Star Wars: Republic Heroes
Native support.[3]
Super Scribblenauts
Native support.[3]
The Legend of Zelda: Phantom Hourglass
Native support. Makes prevalent use of the handheld’s stylus and touch controls.[2]
The Legend Of Zelda: Spirit Tracks
Native support. Makes prevalent use of the handheld’s stylus and touch controls.[2]
The World Ends with You
Native support. You use the stylus for all your attack on the lower screen and the d-pad for your attack on the other screen[3]
Touchmaster
Native support.[3]
Touchmaster 2
Native support.[3]
Touchmaster 3
Native support.[3]
Touchmaster: Connect
Native support.[3]
Trauma Center: Under the Knife
Native support. Game that’s played entirely through touch controls, where precision is paramount. The player must suture up wounds, repair blood vessels, remove tumors, and so much more all through rapid stylus gameplay.[2]
WarioWare: Touched
Native support. WarioWare: Touched makes sure to show off stylus and touch screen gameplay in a way that’s beneficial for the evolution of WarioWare.[2]

Android Emulation

iOS Emulation

Nintendo 3DS Emulation

Game State Notes
Animal Crossing: Puzzle League
Native support.[3]
Art Academy: Lessons for Everyone!
Native support.[3]
Crimson Shroud
Native support. You can play it with or without the stylus.[3]
Crosswords Plus
Native support. You can play it with or without the stylus.[3]
Etrian Odyssey IV: Legends of the Titan
Native support. For map making on the lower screen.[3]
Inazuma Eleven 1-2-3: Endou Mamoru's Legend
Native support.[3]
Kid Icarus: Uprising
Native support.[3]
Layton's Mystery Journey: Katrielle and the Millionaires' Conspiracy
Native support.[3]
Liberation Maiden
Native support.[3]
Mario and Donkey Kong
Native support.[3]
Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney – Dual Destinies
Native support.[3]
Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney – Spirit of Justice
Native support.[3]
Picross 3D: Round 2
Native support.[3]
Pocket Card Jockey
Native support.[4]
Pokémon Shuffle
Native support.[4]
Pokémon Sun and Moon
Native support.[4]
Professor Layton vs. Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney
Native support.[3]
Professor Layton and the Azran Legacy
Native support.[3]
Scribblenauts Unlimited
Native support.[3]
Scribblenauts Unmasked: A DC Comics Adventure
Native support.[3]
Theatrhythm Final Fantasy
Native support.[3]
Tomodachi Life
Native support.[3]
Zero Escape: Virtue's Last Reward
Native support.[3]
Zero Time Dilemma
Native support.[3]

PlayStation Vita Emulation

Game State Notes
Borderlands 2
Native support. Rear touchpad can be used for melee and sprint.[5]
Danganronpa series
Native support. Uses rear touchpad to white noise/action/text-related scenarios.[5]
Darkest Dungeon
Native support. Used to switch between party members.[5]
Disgaea 3: Absence of Detention
Native support. Touch: camera.[6]
DJMax Technika Tune
Native support.[7]
Dynasty Warriors Next
Native support. Rear touchpad can be used for speed musou attacks.[5]
Earth Defense Force 2: Invaders From Planet Space
Native support. Rear touchpad can be a zoom/activate alternative.[5]
Escape Plan
Native support.[6]
Fat Princess: Piece of Cake
Native support.[7]
FIFA 13
Native support. Tapping on rear touchpad decides where player is shooting on goal.[8]
Frobisher Says!
Native support.[6]
Fruit Ninja
Native support.[7]
Gunhouse
Native support.[7]
God of War Collection
Native support. Uses rear touchpad for switches and saving.[5]
Gravity Rush
Native support. Uses it for the Gravity Slide move.[7]
Jacob Jones and the Bigfoot Mystery
Native support.[7]
Jak and Daxter
Native support. Rear touchpad replaces L2 and R2 buttons (used for hover vehicles/powers/stats/FPV).[5]
Killzone: Mercenary
Native support. Uses it for melee kills.[7] Rear touchpad can be scope, or sprint alternative.[5]
LittleBigPlanet
Native support. Has plenty of story and community levels that utilize the touch screen. You can even build your own touch based levels although the editor is pretty complex and takes time to learn.[7]
Little Deviants
Native support. Rear touch panel usage in level creation.[6]
Lumines
Native support.[6]
Men's Room Mayhem
Native support.[7]
MGS Collection
Native support. Using knife/radar/pull-ups.[5]
Monsterbag
Native support.[7]
Murasaki Baby
Native support. Uses rear touchpad is used for backgrounds, modes and abilities.[5]
Neurovoider
Native support. Uses rear touchpad for two special abilities for both sides of the touchpad. [5]
Ninja Gaiden Sigma
Native support. Ninjutsu spells with rear touchpad.[5]
Persona 4 Golden
Native support. Brings up the TV Menu.[7]
Plants vs. Zombies
Native support.[7]
Ratchet and Clank Collection
Native support. Uses rear touchpad replaces L2 and R2 for actions like crouching and strafing.[5]
Rayman Origins
Native support. Uses it to find relics.[7]
Smart as...
Native support.[7]
Sound Shapes
Native support. Rear touch panel usage in level creation.[6]
Street Fighter X Tekken
Native support. Uses it for quicker combo.[7]
Surge Deluxe
Native support.[9]
Superbeat: Xonic
Native support. You can use the touchscreen instead of the face buttons to play.[7]
Taco Master
Native support.[7]
Tearaway
Native support.[7]
The Bard's Tale
Native support. Rear touchpad support: two spaces are used for some summon selections/items.[5]
The Sly Collection/Sly 4
Native support. Rear touchpad support: camera centering/waypoint/stats.[5]
Touch My Katamari
Native support.[7]
Treasures of Montezuma Blitz
Native support.[9]
Uncharted: Golden Abyss
Native support. Uses it in some fights and for cleaning stuff.[7]
Ys: Memories of Celceta
Native support. The menus can all be driven by the touchscreen in addition to the controller buttons. It may seem minor but it makes navigation more efficient. You can drag the map around, etc.[7]
Wipeout 2048
Native support. Rear touchpad can be used for acceleration.[5]

Wii U Emulation

Game State Notes
Affordable Space Adventures
Native support. Controling dashborads.[10]
Batman Arkham City Armored Edition
Native support. Equipment management and hacking.[10]
Deus Ex Human Revolution Director's Cut
Native support. Navigating map. Equipment management and hacking.[10]
Fatal Frame: Maiden of Black Water
Native support. Moving camera.[10]
Madden NFL 13
Native support. Drawing tactics.[10]
Nintendo Land
Native support. Aiming from bow. Throwing shurikens.[10]
Star Fox Guard
Native support. Switching between cameras.[10]
The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker HD
Native support. Equipment management.[10]
Wii Party U
Native support. Controling minigames.[10]
Zombi U
Native support. Navigating map. Equipment management.[10]

PlayStation 4 Emulation

Game State Notes
Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag
Native support. Easy access the map with the DualShock's touchpad. Pressing it down lets you pull up the map and you can zoom in and move around it using the touchpad like the trackpad on a laptop.[11]
Assassin's Creed: Valhalla
Native support. Navigate the map.[12]
Blacklight: Retribution
Native support. The use of the touchpad for such things as taunting enemy opponents, drawing tertiary weapons, and checking the scoreboard.[11]
Days Gone
Native support. Basic swipe to each side to open map or sub menu.[13]
Death Stranding
Native support. One corner a dedicated photo mode button, which is the best photo mode.[13]
Deep Rock Galactic
Native support. Swipe in different directions to change weapons/equipment. You can use it to rotate the 3D map as well.[12]
Detroit: Become Human
Native support. 46 magazine collectibles and other objects require the use of the touchpad to scroll through and read them.[11]
DOOM
Native support. You can interact with the map.[12]
Elden Ring
Native support. Uses it as a quick slot for emotes.[12]
Elite Dangerous
Native support. Tapping various parts of the touchpad allows gamers to cycle between fire groups, access the target panel, or the systems panel.[11]
Far Cry 4
Native support. Swipe in one of 8 directions to select a weapon on the weapon wheel and move the cursor around the map.[13]
Final Fantasy XIV
Native support. As mouse pad.[13]
Ghost of Tsushima
Native support. You use the track pad to do different things like call your horse, put away your sword, bowing and playing a shakuhachi flute to change the weather.[12]
Gran Turismo 7
Native support. Left indicator, left touchpad, right is right, middle is hazard light.[12]
Gravity Rush
Native support. You can use it to dodge in a direction.[11]
Gravity Rush 2
Native support. With the PS4 controller's touchpad, you can control and switch between each of character styles. Not only will you need different ones for different situations, but battling enemies will often call for strategically switching between them to achieve the best results.[11]
Horizon Zero Dawn
Native support. Swipe up to show full hud.[12]
Infamous: Second Son
Native support. Second Son has tons of situations that require players to use the touchpad, from placing their fingers on the right part to get through security checkpoints, absorbing powers, to stealth kills. You can even use it for Delsin's graffiti art by tapping the touchpad.[11]
Injustice: Gods Among Us
Native support. Touchpad functionality came into play via the mini-games, where its responsiveness could be used to control various hit mechanics, such as Superman's eye beams.[11]
Killzone Shadow Fall
Native support. Players control the OWL weapon through the touchpad on the controller.[11] Swiping either up, down, left or right would change the function of the drone unit on your back.
LEGO Marvel Super Heroes
Native support. Thanks to the PS4's touchpad, which offered full control of the map via swipe and click functionality.[11]
Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain
Native support. The game has a large map and encourages players to freely roam the world and complete objectives in any order they see fit. An important item in the game is the iDroid, which has a number of functions, including bringing up the map and calling in transport. And using all these functions is as simple as using the touchpad.[11]
NBA 2K14
Native support. The touchpad came into use quite prominently in NBA 2K14 by allowing players to switch up their strategy by swiping it to switch between 1-3-1, 2-3 or other techniques to throw off the opposition.In addition, pressing down on the touchpad allowed gamers to check the rhythm of the player in question, and their confidence on the court. This helped gamers strategize the best plays, depending on the fortitude of the individual player.[11]
NBA 2K18
Native support. Calls quick plays with swipes.[13]
Persona 5 Royal
Native support. You can pet the Morgana bus.[13]
Rayman Legends
Native support. The scratch cards in game, you'd scratch the touch pad.[13]
Tearaway Unfolded
Native support. Player can draw tools and objects on the touchpad.[11]
The Crew
Native support. It's used as an option for navigating the map.[13]
The Last of Us Part II
Native support. There's guitar segments.[12]
The Witcher 3
Native support. Each of the four swipe directions opens another menu screen.[13]
Thief
Native support. Use the touchpad to select your arrow type. The touchpad got segmented into ten or so sections, each with a designated arrow type/gadget. If you moved your finger along the pad it would bring up all of the options (without pausing the game) and you would have to hover over the right one and click down to select. Overtime, you would start to get used to it and you could just click down on the specific part of the touchpad to equip specific arrow types.[13]
Tomb Raider: Definitive Edition
Native support. Player can light and ignite torches using the touchpad.[11]
Until Dawn
Native support. Until Dawn using the touchpad for situations like when you're turning a page, unlocking a smartphone, or lighting a match.[11]
War Thunder
Native support. War Thunder after update 27.05.2020 (1.99.0.15) you've been able to bind so many functions to it if your using custom control settings.[13]
Watch Dogs
Native support. Access the map by just pressing the touchpad.[11]

PlayStation 5 Emulation

Game State Notes
Astro's Playroom
Native support. Opens menus to swap between in-game activities.[14]
NBA 2K21
Native support. Opens menus to swap between in-game activities.[14]
Spider-Man Miles Morales
Native support. Opens menus to swap between in-game activities.[14]

Other information

GiantBomb's List - Touch Controls games.

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Games with native DualShock4-specific support (eg lightbar, gyro, touchpad)
  2. 2.00 2.01 2.02 2.03 2.04 2.05 2.06 2.07 2.08 2.09 2.10 2.11 2.12 10 Nintendo DS Games That Actually Use The Touch Screen
  3. 3.00 3.01 3.02 3.03 3.04 3.05 3.06 3.07 3.08 3.09 3.10 3.11 3.12 3.13 3.14 3.15 3.16 3.17 3.18 3.19 3.20 3.21 3.22 3.23 3.24 3.25 3.26 3.27 3.28 3.29 3.30 3.31 3.32 3.33 3.34 3.35 3.36 3.37 3.38 3.39 3.40 3.41 3.42 3.43 Games that use the stylus?
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 4.4 4.5 4.6 4.7 Games that are touchscreen/Stylus only?
  5. 5.00 5.01 5.02 5.03 5.04 5.05 5.06 5.07 5.08 5.09 5.10 5.11 5.12 5.13 5.14 5.15 Let's collect the names of games that use the rear touchpad like buttons, not just sliding around.
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 6.3 6.4 6.5 Games that use the Vita's features? (Tilting, touchscreen, rear touchpad)
  7. 7.00 7.01 7.02 7.03 7.04 7.05 7.06 7.07 7.08 7.09 7.10 7.11 7.12 7.13 7.14 7.15 7.16 7.17 7.18 7.19 7.20 Games that use the touchscreen?
  8. PSVita Rear Touchpad Overview
  9. 9.0 9.1 Touch screen only games on vita
  10. 10.0 10.1 10.2 10.3 10.4 10.5 10.6 10.7 10.8 10.9 YouTube: Top 10 Wii U Games That Put The Gamepad to Great Use
  11. 11.00 11.01 11.02 11.03 11.04 11.05 11.06 11.07 11.08 11.09 11.10 11.11 11.12 11.13 11.14 11.15 15 Best Games That Actually Utilize The PS4 Touchpad, Ranked
  12. 12.0 12.1 12.2 12.3 12.4 12.5 12.6 12.7 Do any games use the “tracking” portion of the DualSense touchpad?
  13. 13.00 13.01 13.02 13.03 13.04 13.05 13.06 13.07 13.08 13.09 13.10 Which games utilize the touchpad on the DualShock 4 the best?
  14. 14.0 14.1 14.2 PlayStation 5: Best Features of the DualSense Controller