Controller:DualShock

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DualShock
DualShock cover
XInput support
Connection method
Wired adapter
Predecessor
PlayStation Controller
Dual Analog Controller
Successor
DualShock 2
PlayStation Classic Controller
DualShock on Wikipedia

Key points

Requires adapter to connect to PC.
Lacks native XInput support, requiring the use of a XInput wrapper (see Windows) for games that do not support DirectInput or the controller natively.

Inputs

  • 2 × clickable analog sticks (8-bit precision): L3, R3
  • 4 × digital shoulder buttons: L1, R1, L2, R2
  • 4 × digital action buttons: , , ×,
  • 4 × digital directional buttons (d-pad): , , ,
  • 3 × digital buttons: sᴛᴀʀᴛ, sᴇʟᴇᴄᴛ, ᴀɴᴀʟᴏɢ

Controller variations[edit]

The Dual Analog Controller is an earlier variant of the DualShock controller, having different L2 and R2 buttons and different rumble circuit (not available in European and American markets). See Dual Analog Controller.

Use with PC platforms[edit]

Windows[edit]

XInput wrapping[edit]

Acting as native DirectInput controller, it's possible to use any of the generic wrappers. See the controller article for those.

Hardware[edit]

Mayflash 3 in 1 Magic Joy Box[edit]

Just plug and play, no driver needed.
Compatible with Windows 98, ME, 2000, XP, Vista and Windows 7, Windows 8 32 bit and 64 bit, Windows 10.
Support all buttons on the game controller.
Three players can play simultaneously (but requires Xbox and GameCube controllers).
Only for one player.

Mayflash Super Dual Box Pro[edit]

Converts any PS/PS2 game controller for use on PC. Compatible with Windows XP/2000/ME/9X.
Works with PS/PS2 gamepads, steering wheels and dancing mats.
Supports Auto-fire function for all buttons via PC interface.
Re-maps all the buttons as you need.
Allows 2 players to play at the same time.
Supports vibration (Rumble/Force Feedback).

Bliss-Box Gamer-Pro[edit]

Directly compatible with PC. No driver needed, just plug and play. It’s ready to use right out of the box, no special software required with the exception of firmware updates.
Supports vibration (Rumble/Force Feedback).
Hot swapping capabilities. Auto-pause if controller is disconnected.
Easily upgradable via firmware update.
Future proof /expandable (all that is required is a new cable and a firmware update).
Each port is independently upgradable so they can run different firmware’s if needed.
The 4-play requires press reset button (that is next to the HDMI port) after connecting controller.

Support in games[edit]

Games with generic DirectInput support are supported by the controller, however button placements may be out of place and need to be rebound. Refer to game-specific articles for rebinding support.

Games with DualShock button prompts[edit]

Total number of games: 888.
Please note, that this is only list for games that offer DualShock button prompts.
Some may require use of DualShock 4 emulation. Refer to game-specific articles for details.
Game Series Developer Publisher First release Available on
11-11 Memories Retold Aardman Animations, Digixart Bandai Namco Entertainment November 9, 2018
Windows
20XX 20XX Batterystaple Games, Fire Hose Games August 16, 2017
Windows
30XX 20XX Batterystaple Games
Windows
428: Shibuya Scramble Spike Chunsoft Spike Chunsoft September 4, 2018
Windows
7 Days to Die The Fun Pimps
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
A Hat in Time Gears for Breakfast October 5, 2017
Windows
macOS (OS X)
A Plague Tale: Innocence A Plague Tale Asobo Studio Focus Home Interactive May 14, 2019
Windows
A Robot Named Fight! Matt Bitner September 7, 2017
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
A Short Hike adamgryu April 5, 2019
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
A Way Out Hazelight Electronic Arts March 23, 2018
Windows
Ace Combat 7: Skies Unknown Ace Combat Project Aces Bandai Namco Entertainment January 31, 2019
Windows
Adventures of Chris Guin Entertainment Graffiti Games October 8, 2020
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Adventures of Pip TicToc Games June 4, 2015
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Aegis Defenders GUTS Department Humble Bundle February 8, 2018
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Aer: Memories of Old Forgotten Key Daedalic Entertainment October 25, 2017
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
AI: The Somnium Files AI: The Somnium Files Spike Chunsoft September 17, 2019
Windows
Airheart Blindflug Studios July 24, 2018
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Alder's Blood Shockwork Games No Gravity Games April 10, 2020
Windows
Alex Kidd in Miracle World DX Alex Kidd Jankenteam, Merge Games Merge Games June 22, 2021
Windows
Aliens: Fireteam Elite Alien Cold Iron Studios Focus Home Interactive August 24, 2021
Windows
Alone With You Benjamin Rivers February 9, 2017
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Alt-Frequencies Accidental Queens, ARTE France Plug In Digital May 16, 2019
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Alwa's Awakening Alwa Elden Pixels February 2, 2017
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
American Fugitive Fallen Tree Games Curve Digital May 21, 2019
Windows
American Truck Simulator Truck Simulator SCS Software February 2, 2016
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Ancestors: The Humankind Odyssey Panache Digital Games Private Division August 27, 2019
Windows
Angry Video Game Nerd I & II Deluxe Angry Video Game Nerd FreakZone Games Screenwave Media October 30, 2020
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Anodyne 2: Return to Dust Anodyne Melos Han-Tani, Marina Kittaka Analgesic Productions August 12, 2019
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Another Metroid 2 Remake: Return of Samus Metroid Milton "DoctorM64" Guasti August 6, 2016
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Apex Legends Titanfall Respawn Entertainment Electronic Arts February 4, 2019
Windows
Apotheon Apotheon Alientrap Games February 3, 2015
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Ara Fell Stegosoft Games DANGEN Entertainment June 2, 2016
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Arietta of Spirits Third Spirit Third Spirit, Red Art Games August 20, 2021
Windows
Armello League of Geeks September 1, 2015
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Armored Hunter Gunhound EX Gunhound DRACUE Software, G.rev AGM PLAYISM May 1, 2014
Windows
Assassin's Creed Assassin's Creed Ubisoft Montreal Ubisoft, Akella April 8, 2008
Windows
Assassin's Creed II Assassin's Creed Ubisoft Montreal Ubisoft, Akella March 9, 2010
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Assassin's Creed III Remastered Assassin's Creed Ubisoft Montreal, Ubisoft Barcelona Ubisoft March 29, 2019
Windows
Assassin's Creed III: Liberation Remastered Assassin's Creed Ubisoft Sofia, Ubisoft Barcelona, Virtuos Ubisoft March 29, 2019
Windows
Assassin's Creed Odyssey Assassin's Creed Ubisoft Quebec, Ubisoft Montreal, Ubisoft Bucharest, Ubisoft Singapore, Ubisoft Montpellier, Ubisoft Kyiv, Ubisoft Shanghai Ubisoft, Logrus IT October 5, 2018
Windows
Assassin's Creed Origins Assassin's Creed Ubisoft Montreal Ubisoft, 1C-SoftClub October 27, 2017
Windows
Assassin's Creed Rogue Assassin's Creed Ubisoft Sofia Ubisoft March 10, 2015
Windows
Assassin's Creed Syndicate Assassin's Creed Ubisoft Quebec Ubisoft November 19, 2015
Windows
Assassin's Creed Unity Assassin's Creed Ubisoft Montreal Ubisoft November 11, 2014
Windows
Assassin's Creed Valhalla Assassin's Creed Ubisoft Montreal, Ubisoft Quebec, Ubisoft Singapore, Ubisoft Sofia, Ubisoft Barcelona, Ubisoft Montpellier, Ubisoft Chengdu, Ubisoft Bordeaux, Ubisoft Kyiv, Ubisoft Philippines, Ubisoft Shanghai, Ubisoft Bucharest, Ubisoft Pune, Ubisoft Saguenay, Ubisoft Winnipeg, Sperasoft Ubisoft November 10, 2020
Windows
Assault Android Cactus Witch Beam September 23, 2015
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Astalon: Tears of the Earth LABS Works DANGEN Entertainment June 3, 2021
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Astebreed Edelweiss Playism December 31, 2013
Windows
Asterix & Obelix XXL 3: The Crystal Menhir Asterix & Obelix XXL OSome Studio Microids November 21, 2019
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Asterix & Obelix XXL: Romastered Asterix & Obelix XXL Étranges Libellules, OSome Studio Microids October 22, 2020
Windows

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