Elden Ring: How to Fix Controller Not Working on PC

 Elden Ring: How to Fix Controller Not Working on PC

Elden Ring: How to Fix Controller Not Working on PC

Is your remote not working while playing Elden Ring on PC? Fortunately, there is a fix for this very common problem.

While Elden Ring is fully playable on mouse and keyboard, only the hardiest PC gamers will want to use this control scheme.

For most other gamers, Elden Ring is the game best suited to controllers. Which makes it even more frustrating to see gamepads not working as intended on the platform - at least without a bit of hassle.

Fans should also check out how to increase framerate and stop FPS drops on PC. Elden Ring turned out to be a better experience on console right now.

Elden Ring: How to Fix Controller Not Working on PC

How Controller Works in Elden Ring PC Version?

  • If you want to alleviate your controller issues on Elden Ring for PC, here are a few fixes you should try.
  • Some users have reported that launching Elden Ring in Steam Big Picture mode fixed their controller issues.
  • You can also right-click the game and open Properties before enabling Steam Login to make sure your controller is detected.
  • Remove all other controllers, fight sticks, and third-party accessories when starting Elden Ring.
  • Uninstall the vJoy joystick driver if you find it running in Task Manager. Alternatively, install a third party program like DS4Windows to convert your controller input to Xinput.
  • Disable Steam overlay in Settings - In-Game.
  • Restart the computer.
It's a shame PC gamers have taken the short end of the stick with Elden Ring until now. Even a few reviewers switched to the console due to the poor performance of the game.
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