Xbox One controller drivers finally available for PC

Xbox One Controller

By on June 6, 2014 at 2:27 pm

Microsoft’s Major Nelson has announced the release of Xbox One controller drivers for PC, now available as a stand-alone release ahead of being bundled with Windows updates.

“The new PC drivers will enable the Xbox One controller to be used with any game that featured gamepad support for the Xbox 360 controller,” says the Major.

“Simply download the drivers, connect your Xbox One controller to your computer through a micro USB cable and you’ll be gaming in no time.”

See the x86 and x64 download links at the official site here.

Source: Thanks Matt, Joab, Dean, everybody

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Will they eventually become wireless?

 

FFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFF………………………………… HELL YES! I have been waiting for this for soo long, using X-Padder and complicated ways to setup device drivers, which isn’t true native and is very fiddly, but finally, this is amazing! Whilst the Xbox One may not have had the best launch, it is evident Microsoft are launching fast updates to make this the perfect console :D

 

popman125,

oh updating pc functionality is improving XBone now?

 

Excuse me. I’m just gonna pop out and visit my local electronics retailer. Brb.

 

doag,

No but is it not benefiting us all? It is showing Microsoft dedicated to pushing updates across all platforms they support. This support wasn’t expected to be released until fall this year..

 

Just in time for star citizen arena commander.

 

I may have to order one of these now, it’s a bit more functional than the X360 pad and also the Razer pads.

 

Well I got one. Working really well. I love the changes. All the benefit of an Xbox One minus the console. This will certainly help when those next-gen dodgy ports start arriving where the mouse and keyboard are useless but the controller still works fine. If GTA 5 ever comes to PC I know what I’m using now.

Should really try this out with Elite Dangerous.

I bought a charge kit as well for when it eventually goes wireless.

 

As long as proper keyboard and mouse support is still provided going forward, I’m happy to see the new controller finally getting to the PC.

 

So does this have the force feedback functionality people were speculating held the drivers back, or is it just native drivers that let you use an Xbox One control in the same fashion as an Xbox 360 controller?

 

popman125,

Fall?
Are you American?

 
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