Connect PS3 Controller to PC

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Wanna connect PS3 controller to PC? You can connect your PS3 controller to PC as Xbox 360 using ScpToolkit. ScpToolkit is and open-source XInput wrapper and Windows driver for PS3 and PS4 official controller. You can download and install ScpToolkit on your PC without any cost. If you are an advance user then you can recompile it for own purposes. ScpToolkit is one of the popular and reliable tools which allows you to use your PlayStation 3 or PlayStation official controller on PC up to Windows 10.

XInput is a program and API that facilitates communication between your controller and other applications as well. New ScpToolkit update is very easy. Once you download ScpToolkit on your PC, all you need to do is just connect your DualShock 3 controller to PC via USB and follow the screen introduction. If you want your controller as Xbox 360 via USB or Wireless. Please install official Xbox 360 drive.

Pros

  • Freeware
  • Supports all D4 features

Cons

  • No longer supported Source

How to Connect PS3 Controller to PC

  1. Connect your DualShock 3 controller to your PC via USB.
  2. Run ScpToolkit setup exe as administrator.
  3. Install ScpToolkit
  4. Run driver Installer.
  5. Install DualShock 3 Controller.
  6. Install Windows Service
  7. Finish and enjoy

How to Connect PS3 Controller to PC as XBOX 360 via USB?

  1. Connect your DualShock 3 controller to your PC via USB.
  2. Run ScpToolkit setup exe as administrator.
  3. Install ScpToolkit
  4. Run driver Installer.
  5. Install DualShock 3 Controller.
  6. Install Xbox 360 Controller emulator driver.
  7. Install Windows Service
  8. Finish and enjoy

How to Connect PS3 Controller to PC as XBOX 360 via Bluetooth?

  1. Connect your DualShock 3 controller to your PC via USB.
  2. Run ScpToolkit setup exe as administrator.
  3. Enable SCP Bluetooth pair utility.
  4. Install ScpToolkit
  5. Run driver Installer.
  6. Install DualShock 3 Controller.
  7. Install Xbox 360 Controller emulator driver.
  8. Unplug your USB and enjoy
Can I connect my PS3 controller on PC as Xbox 360 via Bluetooth?

If you want to connect your PS3 controller to your PC as Xbox 360 via bluetooh then your computer/laptop must have Bluetooth 2.0.

Do I need to follow installation introduction for all the time?

No, you just need to follow PS3 controller installation introduction one time. When you successfully install controller driver and pair with Bluetooth dongle. You can connect your controller any time by pressing PS button, same as you connect on your PS3 console.

Can I connect my PS3 controller back to PS3?

Anytime you can connect it back to your PlayStation 3. But once your connect it on your PS3 you have to reinstall driver on your PC using ScpToolkit installation screen.

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Conclusion – Now you have connected your DualShock 3 controller to PC via USB or Bluetooth. Feel free to leave your issues or feedback in the comment section. Like my Facebook page and subscribe to YouTube channel and stay connected with me.

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