List of games that support Pressure-Sensitive Face Buttons

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This is a manual list of games believed to support pressure-sensitive face buttons.

Controllers with pressure-sensitive face buttons support
See list of controllers with pressure-sensitive face buttons
Keyboards with pressure-sensitive buttons support
  • Wooting one[2]
  • Wooting two
  • Wooting two HE
  • Wooting 60HE
  • Razer Huntsman V2 Analog
  • Razer Huntsman Mini Analog
  • Razer Tartarus Pro
  • SteelSeries Apex Pro[Note 1]
Touchscreens with pressure-sensitive support
  • Nintendo DS
  • iPhone generations with 3D Touch support: 6S / 6S Plus · 7 / 7 Plus · 8 / 8 Plus · X · XS / XS Max[3]
  • Android devices: ZTE Axon mini, Meizu Pro 6, Huawei Mate S, and the Huawei P9 Plus and Google Pixel 4[4]
Pressure-sensitive buttons are mostly used for
  • Acceleration: cruise vs full speed
  • Braking: partial slowdown vs full brake
  • Turning: partial turns vs full turn
  • Attacking: light attacks vs strong attacks
  • Jumping: short jump vs long jump
  • Movement: creep vs normal walk or normal walk vs run
  • Shooting: aim vs instant shot
  • Zooming: quick zoom vs slow zoom (useful for sniping or map zooming)

Games[edit]

Game State Notes
Beetle PSX libretro
Native support. See supported games.
Cxbx-Reloaded
Native support. Only for Xbox controllers.[5] See supported games.
DuckStation
Native support. See supported games.
ePSXe
Native support. Requires gnneco plugin.[6] See supported games.
FlatOut Hackable icon.svg Custom config. Requires reWASD application to run.

Uses the pressure sensitive buttons to control acceleration.

FlatOut 2 Hackable icon.svg Custom config. Requires reWASD application to run.

Uses the pressure sensitive buttons to control acceleration.

Grand Theft Auto Hackable icon.svg Custom config. Requires reWASD application to run.

Uses the pressure sensitive buttons to control acceleration.

Grand Theft Auto 2 Hackable icon.svg Custom config. Requires reWASD application to run.

Uses the pressure sensitive buttons to control acceleration.

Grand Theft Auto III Hackable icon.svg GInput mod. Enables pressure sensitivity for DualShock 3 controllers or controllers which can emulate its behavior.

Uses the pressure sensitive buttons to control acceleration.

Works with DsHidMini driver, but requires drop DsHIdMini's xinput1_3.dll into the game directory.[7]
Grand Theft Auto: Vice City Hackable icon.svg GInput mod. Enables pressure sensitivity for DualShock 3 controllers or controllers which can emulate its behavior.

Uses the pressure sensitive buttons to control acceleration.

Works with DsHidMini driver, but requires drop DsHIdMini's xinput1_3.dll into the game directory.[7]
Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas Hackable icon.svg GInput mod. Enables pressure sensitivity for DualShock 3 controllers or controllers which can emulate its behavior.

Uses the pressure sensitive buttons to control acceleration.

Works with DsHidMini driver, but requires drop DsHIdMini's xinput1_3.dll into the game directory.[7]
Mednafen
Native support. See supported games.
PCSX2
Native support. Requires LilyPad on Windows. See supported games.
PSXR
Native support. Requires gnneco plugin.[6] See supported games.
PSXeven
Native support. Requires gnneco plugin.[6] See supported games.
RPCS3
Native support. Only for DualShock 3 controllers. See supported games.
Xemu
Native support. Only for Xbox controllers.[8] See supported games.

Emulation[edit]

PlayStation Emulation[edit]

Game State Notes
Ace Combat 2
Native support.[9]
Ace Combat 3: Electrosphere
Native support.[9]
Air Combat
Native support.[9]
Arkanoid Returns
Native support.[9]
Crash Team Racing
Native support.[9]
Cyber Sled
Native support.[9]
Destruction Derby
Uses the pressure sensitive buttons to control acceleration.[9]
Destruction Derby 2
Uses the pressure sensitive buttons to control acceleration.[9]
Galaxian3
Native support.[9]
Gran Turismo
Uses the pressure sensitive buttons to control acceleration.[9]
J-League Soccer Prime Goal EX
Native support.[9]
Motor Toon Grand Prix
Uses the pressure sensitive buttons to control acceleration.[9]
Motor Toon Grand Prix 2
Uses the pressure sensitive buttons to control acceleration.[9]
Namco Museum Vol. 1
Native support.[9]
Namco Museum Vol. 3
Native support.[9]
NASCAR 99
Uses the pressure sensitive buttons to control acceleration.[9]
NASCAR Rumble
Uses the pressure sensitive buttons to control acceleration.[9]
Peak Performance
Native support.[9]
R4: Ridge Racer Type 4
Uses the pressure sensitive buttons to control acceleration.[9]
Rage Racer
Uses the pressure sensitive buttons to control acceleration.[9]
Rally Cross
Uses the pressure sensitive buttons to control acceleration.[9]
Ray Tracers
Native support.[9]
Ridge Racer
Uses the pressure sensitive buttons to control acceleration.[9]
Ridge Racer Revolution
Uses the pressure sensitive buttons to control acceleration.[9]
Side by Side Special
Native support.[9]
Studio P
Native support.[9]
Tempest X3
Native support.[9]
The Need for Speed
Uses the pressure sensitive buttons to control acceleration.[9]
TOCA Touring Car Championship
Uses the pressure sensitive buttons to control acceleration.[9]
Touge Max G
Native support.[9]
Twisted Metal III
Native support.[9]
V-Rally
Uses the pressure sensitive buttons to control acceleration.[9]
Wipeout
Uses the pressure sensitive buttons to control acceleration.[9]
Wipeout 2097
Uses the pressure sensitive buttons to control acceleration.[9]
World Stadium 2
Native support.[9]
World Stadium EX
Native support.[9]
Xevious 3D/G+
Native support.[9]

PlayStation 2 Emulation[edit]

Game State Notes
007: NightFire
Uses the pressure sensitive buttons to control acceleration in the racing sequences. [10]
007: Quantum of Solace
Uses the pressure sensitive buttons to control acceleration in the racing sequences. [10]
Ace Combat 04: Shattered Skies
Thrust, yaw, radar zoom, and target camera zoom are pressure sensitive.
Ace Combat 5: The Unsung War
Thrust, yaw, radar zoom, and target camera zoom are pressure sensitive.
Ace Combat Zero: The Belkan War
Thrust, yaw, radar zoom, and target camera zoom are pressure sensitive.
Arena Football
Native support.[11]
Battle Gear 2
Uses the pressure sensitive buttons to control acceleration in the racing sequences. [9]
Big Mutha Truckers
Native support.[12]
Bravo Music: Christmas Edition
Correctly timing button presses is a huge part of the gameplay, but the pressure sensitive buttons add another layer. Each prompt has three levels of pressure and you have to hit the button with the correct amount of force to succeed.[13][14]
Burnout
Uses the pressure sensitive buttons to control acceleration.[15]
Burnout 2: Point of Impact
Uses the pressure sensitive buttons to control acceleration.[11]
Burnout 3: Takedown
Uses the pressure sensitive buttons to control acceleration.[11]
Burnout Revenge
Uses the pressure sensitive buttons to control acceleration.[11]
Burnout Dominator
Uses the pressure sensitive buttons to control acceleration.[11]
Capcom vs. SNK 2: Mark of the Millennium 2001
Native support.[13]
Champions of Norrath
Pressure-sensitive aiming.[13]
Colin McRae Rally 3
Uses the pressure sensitive buttons to control acceleration.[16]
Colin McRae Rally 04
Uses the pressure sensitive buttons to control acceleration.[16]
Colin McRae Rally 2005
Uses the pressure sensitive buttons to control acceleration.[11]
Crash Nitro Kart
Native support. Uses the pressure sensitive buttons to control acceleration.[11]
Crash Bandicoot Action Pack
Native support. Only in Crash Nitro Kart and Crash Tag Team Racing.[11]
Crash Tag Team Racing
Pressure sensitive D-Pad controls walking speed. Uses the pressure sensitive buttons to control acceleration.
Crash Twinsanity
Pressure sensitive D-Pad controls walking speed.
Crazy Taxi
Uses the pressure sensitive buttons to control acceleration.[13]
Dead or Alive 2
Player can use pressure-sensitive buttons to adjust the strength of strikes of normal punch/kick.[17]
DreamWorks Madagascar
Pressure sensitive D-Pad controls walking speed.[11]
Driving Emotion Type-S
Uses the pressure sensitive buttons to control acceleration.[13]
ESPN NFL 2K5
Native support.[11]
ESPN NHL 2K5
Native support.[11]
Evergrace
Determines how powerful of an attack character does.[17]
F1 Career Challenge
Uses the pressure sensitive buttons to control acceleration.[11]
FIFA Soccer 06
Native support.[11]
FIFA Soccer 07
Native support.[11]
Flipnic
Native support.[16]
Ford Racing 2
Uses the pressure sensitive buttons to control acceleration.[18]
Formula One 2001
Uses the pressure sensitive buttons to control acceleration.[16]
Formula One 2002
Uses the pressure sensitive buttons to control acceleration.[16]
Formula One 2003
Uses the pressure sensitive buttons to control acceleration.[16]
Formula One 04
Uses the pressure sensitive buttons to control acceleration.[16]
Formula One 05
Uses the pressure sensitive buttons to control acceleration.[16]
Formula One 06
Uses the pressure sensitive buttons to control acceleration.[16]
Gacharoku
Native support.[16]
God of War
Native support.[11]
God of War 2
Native support.[11]
Gran Turismo 3: A-Spec
Uses the pressure sensitive buttons to control acceleration.[13]
Gran Turismo Concept: 2002 Tokyo-Geneva
Uses the pressure sensitive buttons to control acceleration.[16]
Gran Turismo 4: Prologue
Uses the pressure sensitive buttons to control acceleration.[13]
Gran Turismo 4
Uses the pressure sensitive buttons to control acceleration.[13]
Grand Prix Challenge
Native support.[19]
Grand Theft Auto III
The pressure sensitive buttons are used when driving. Press lightly to slowly cruise down the street, and keep it pressed hard to accelerate to the maximum speed.[14]
Grand Theft Auto: Vice City
The pressure sensitive buttons are used when driving. Press lightly to slowly cruise down the street, and keep it pressed hard to accelerate to the maximum speed.[14]
Grand Theft Auto: Liberty City Stories
The pressure sensitive buttons are used when driving. Press lightly to slowly cruise down the street, and keep it pressed hard to accelerate to the maximum speed.[20]
Grand Theft Auto: Vice City Stories
The pressure sensitive buttons are used when driving. Press lightly to slowly cruise down the street, and keep it pressed hard to accelerate to the maximum speed.[20]
Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas
The pressure sensitive buttons are used when driving. Press lightly to slowly cruise down the street, and keep it pressed hard to accelerate to the maximum speed.[14]
Grandia II
Native support.[11]
Headhunter
Native support.[21]
Hot Shots Golf 3
Native support.[16]
Hot Shots Golf Fore!
Native support.[16]
Indigo Prophecy
Native support.[11]
Kill.switch
Native support.[11]
Killzone
D-Pad pressure controls speed of options sliders.
Mad Maestro!
Correctly timing button presses is a huge part of the gameplay, but the pressure sensitive buttons add another layer. Each prompt has three levels of pressure and you have to hit the button with the correct amount of force to succeed.[13][14]
Madden NFL 2001
Native support.[11]
Madden NFL 2003
Native support.[11]
Madden NFL 2004
Native support.[11]
Madden NFL 06
Native support.[11]
Madden NFL 09
Native support.[11]
Major League Baseball 2K5
Native support.[11]
Major League Baseball 2K7
Native support.[11]
Midnight Club
Uses the pressure sensitive buttons to control acceleration.[11]
Medal of Honor Frontline
Determines how far character throws grenades via button pressure.[22][17]
MLB The Show
Native support. The harder you press, the more aggressive you throw or swing.[14]
MLB 2006
The harder you press, the more aggressive you throw or swing.[11]
Metal Gear Solid 2: Sons of Liberty & Metal Gear Solid 2: Substance
Pressure sensitivity was used for the aiming and shooting mechanics. Press the fire button lightly to hold up the gun without firing. Let go lightly to put down the weapon without shooting. The mechanic works slightly differently sometimes depending on the weapon equipped.[13]
Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater & Metal Gear Solid 3: Subsistence
Pressure sensitivity was used for the aiming and shooting mechanics. Press the fire button lightly to hold up the gun without firing. Let go lightly to put down the weapon without shooting. The mechanic works slightly differently sometimes depending on the weapon equipped.[13]
Monsters Vs Aliens
Native support.[23]
MotoGP 4
Uses the pressure sensitive buttons to control acceleration.[11]
NamCollection
Native support.[9]
NCAA Football 2003
Native support.[11]
NCAA Football 2004
Native support.[11]
NCAA Football 07
Native support.[11]
NCAA Football 08
Native support.[11]
NHRA Championship Drag Racing
Native support.[11]
Need For Speed: Hot Pursuit 2
Uses the pressure sensitive buttons to control acceleration.[11]
Need For Speed: Underground
Uses the pressure sensitive buttons to control acceleration.[11]
Need For Speed: Underground 2
Uses the pressure sensitive buttons to control acceleration.[11]
Need for Speed: Most Wanted
Uses the pressure sensitive buttons to control acceleration.[24]
Need For Speed: Carbon
Uses the pressure sensitive buttons to control acceleration.[11]
Need For Speed: ProStreet
Uses the pressure sensitive buttons to control acceleration.[11]
Need For Speed: Undercover
Uses the pressure sensitive buttons to control acceleration.
Okami
The drawing mechanic - the pressure determines the thickness of the line you draw.[14]
Onimusha
Onimusha games use pressure-sensitive R1 button. Player can ready weapon with R1 and press hard for powering up attack.[17]
Portal Runner
Native support.[16]
Primal
Pressing hard on a shoulder button can give a different move than pressing lightly. This means Jen's lightning fast moves slow down when you get excited and start hitting the buttons harder in combat.[25]
Psi-Ops: The Mindgate Conspiracy
You use pressure on L1 to control how high you lift crates and things with your psychic powers. So after lifting something, you can still move it vertically up and down by changing pressure.[26]
Rapala Pro Fishing
Native support.[11]
Ridge Racer V
Uses the pressure sensitive buttons to control acceleration.[27]
Shox
Pressure sensitive buttons are used for acceleration. [28]
Silent Hill 2
Melee attacks are dictated by the pressure sensitivity.[14]
Silent Hill 3
Melee attacks are dictated by the pressure sensitivity.[14]
Space Fishermen
Native support.[13]
SOCOM: U.S. Navy SEALs
Native support.[16]
SOCOM: U.S. Navy Seals: Combined Assault
Native support.[16]
SOCOM II: U.S. Navy SEALs
Native support.[16] Lightly tapping the triangle button makes you switch to crouch instead of going straight to stand or prone position.[29]
SOCOM 3: U.S. Navy SEALs
Native support.[16]
SoulCalibur II
The game differing combos that result in just a stance being used, or pummeling someone with pommel, which make use of the pressure sensitivity.[26]
SoulCalibur III
The game differing combos that result in just a stance being used, or pummeling someone with pommel, which make use of the pressure sensitivity.[26]
Star Ocean: Till the End of Time
One item in the game, the Dragon Bone Flute, utilizes the pressure sensitive buttons. Playing certain melodies on them depends on how hard or light you press the buttons.[14] Four sounds are mapped to one button. Four different attacks are mapped to two buttons.[10]
State Of Emergency
Native support.[30]
Test Drive
Uses the pressure sensitive buttons to control acceleration.[11]
Test Drive: Eve of Destruction
Uses the pressure sensitive buttons to control acceleration.[11]
The Bouncer
The pressure sensitive buttons are used to enact either strong or weak attacks using one button.[13]
This Is Football 2002
Native support.[11]
This Is Football 2003
Native support.[11]
This Is Football 2004
Native support.[11]
This Is Football 2005
Native support.[11]
TOCA Race Driver 2
Native support.[11]
TOCA Race Driver 3
Uses the pressure sensitive buttons to control acceleration.[16]
Wipeout Fusion
Pressing button harder makes you shoot faster.[26]
Zone of the Enders
Tighten the spread of sprayfire weapon (the Phalanx).[31]
Zone of the Enders: The 2nd Runner
Tighten the spread of sprayfire weapon (the Phalanx).[18]

Xbox Emulation[edit]

Game State Notes
Dead or Alive 3
The game utilizes the Xbox controller's pressure sensitive analog buttons to allow shortcuts in performing certain moves, making the controls lenient to allow players new to the series to adapt to gameplay.[32]
Dead or Alive Xtreme Beach Volleyball
Controls the size of jumps in the pool jumping mini game.[33]. The harder you press, the stronger the girls spike/serve the ball.[31]
The Elder Scrolls III: Morrowind
Native support. Pressure is defining how high character will jump.[13] When using the white/black buttons to raise/lower price offers with vendors, how hard you push them determines how fast the figure changes.[31]

PlayStation 3 Emulation[edit]

Game State Notes
Armored Core 4
Native support.[13]
Gran Turismo 5
Uses the pressure sensitive buttons to control acceleration. [34]
Gran Turismo 5 Prologue
Uses the pressure sensitive buttons to control acceleration. [34]
Gran Turismo 6
Uses the pressure sensitive buttons to control acceleration. [34]
Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots
D-pad allows zooming during cutscenes.[35]
Saints Row: The Third
Uses pressure sensitive buttons for controlling helicopter altitude.[36]
WipEout HD
Uses the pressure sensitive buttons to control acceleration.[13]
Zen Pinball
Native support.[35]

Nintendo DS Emulation[edit]

Game State Notes
Colors!
Homebrew application. Harder press will draw a darker line, similar to using paper.[37]
Metroid Prime: Hunters
The touch screen features 4 different touch-sensitive buttons that you can press to switch between your available weapons, and to switch between Normal and Morph Ball Modes. [38] Light presses on the menu screen options would give tooltips, while harder presses would actually select things.[31]
Okamiden
Stylus brushstrokes are pressure sensitive.[39]
Rhythm Heaven
It can have you hold the stylus on the screen and flick. It also tells the difference between light and hard taps. Moai Doo Wop especially. It has you using light and hard taps within the same game.[31]

Arcade Emulation[edit]

Game State Notes
Arm Champs II
Native support.[13]
Sonic Blast Heroes
Native support.[13]
Sonic Blast Man
Native support.[13]
Sonic Blast Man: Real Puncher
Native support.[13]
Street Fighter
Native support.[13]
KO Punch
Native support.[13]

Other information[edit]

GiantBomb's List - Games where pressure sensitive buttons play an important part.

Notes

References

  1. Steam Deck trackpads are pressure sensitive!
  2. Each key on the wooting one supports Analog input, creating unique analog features and gradual input control in games.
  3. 3D Touch
  4. Force Touch
  5. Feature Request Support for pressure-sensitive face buttons
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 raphnet ps1 to pc converter, namco negcon, pad gnneco plugin
  7. 7.0 7.1 7.2 Was somebody able to make DS3-mode in GInput work via DSHIDMini yet?
  8. Feature Request Support for pressure-sensitive face buttons
  9. 9.00 9.01 9.02 9.03 9.04 9.05 9.06 9.07 9.08 9.09 9.10 9.11 9.12 9.13 9.14 9.15 9.16 9.17 9.18 9.19 9.20 9.21 9.22 9.23 9.24 9.25 9.26 9.27 9.28 9.29 9.30 9.31 9.32 9.33 9.34 9.35 9.36 9.37 9.38 NeGcon
  10. 10.0 10.1 10.2 Pressure sensitive PS2 games
  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 11.16 11.17 11.18 11.19 11.20 11.21 11.22 11.23 11.24 11.25 11.26 11.27 11.28 11.29 11.30 11.31 11.32 11.33 11.34 11.35 11.36 11.37 11.38 11.39 11.40 11.41 11.42 11.43 11.44 11.45 11.46 The Cover Project
  12. Rarity.Club: Big Mutha Truckers PS2
  13. 13.00 13.01 13.02 13.03 13.04 13.05 13.06 13.07 13.08 13.09 13.10 13.11 13.12 13.13 13.14 13.15 13.16 13.17 13.18 13.19 13.20 13.21 GiantBomb's List - Games where pressure sensitive buttons play an important part.
  14. 14.0 14.1 14.2 14.3 14.4 14.5 14.6 14.7 14.8 14.9 10 Older PlayStation Games That Actually Used The Pressure Sensitive Face Buttons
  15. Rarity.Club: Burnout PS2
  16. 16.00 16.01 16.02 16.03 16.04 16.05 16.06 16.07 16.08 16.09 16.10 16.11 16.12 16.13 16.14 16.15 16.16 16.17 16.18 PS2 Classics Emulator Compatibility List
  17. 17.0 17.1 17.2 17.3 How many games make use of the ps2's Pressure sensitive buttons?
  18. 18.0 18.1 Pressure Sensitive Buttons On Ps2 Controllers
  19. Rarity.Club: Grand Prix Challenge PS2
  20. 20.0 20.1 GTA Vice City Stories (PCSX2) Pressure Sensitive buttons / driving
  21. Rarity.Club: Headhunter PS2
  22. Medal of Honor Frontline – Review
  23. Rarity.Club: Monsters Vs Aliens PS2
  24. What games depended on pressure-sensitive buttons?
  25. Primal - Combat System
  26. 26.0 26.1 26.2 26.3 Games that need the analog pressure sensitivity?
  27. What is going on with Ridge Racer V?
  28. https://www.mobygames.com/game/ps2/shox/techinfo
  29. You Probably Never Knew The PS2 Could Do This
  30. Rarity.Club: State Of Emergency PS2
  31. 31.0 31.1 31.2 31.3 31.4 Pressure-Sensitive Interface
  32. Dead or Alive 3 - Fandom
  33. Games that utilized pressure sensitive buttons
  34. 34.0 34.1 34.2 Any PS3 controllers with pressure buttons and sixaxis?
  35. 35.0 35.1 GameFAQs - What games depended on pressure-sensitive buttons?
  36. Holy cow. Dualshock 2-3 had pressure sensitive Dpads?What games took advantage of it?
  37. DS Screen is pressure sensitive
  38. Metroid Prime Hunters: First Hunt/Controls
  39. Okamiden - Nintendo Life