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    How to enable Elden Ring Steam controller

    Elden Ring was February 2022’s most anticipated game and it’s finally here. The role-playing action exploration game is taking the internet by storm. Worked on by the famous fantasy novelist George R. R. Martin, the game is filled with rich lore aside from the main storyline. Launched simultaneously on PS4, PS5, Xbox, Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S, and PC, it has allowed players of various platforms to enjoy the game at the comfort of their own gaming stations. However, some PC players are more comfortable playing the game with controllers, more specifically Xbox or Playstation Controller. They may face some compatibility issues but we are here to help with our guide on how to enable Xbox/Playstation controller on Steam to play Elden Ring.

    Enable in Controller Settings in Steam

    Before starting to make any changes make sure to turn off the game. Switch in the controller and follow these steps.

    1. Go to top left tab of Steam and open Settings
    2. Go to the controller tab
    3. Under Controller Configuration click on General Controller Settings
    4. Check the Playstation Configuration Support
    5. Your controller should appear under detected controllers

    Enable Steam Input

    1. Right Click on Steam and click on Properties
    2. Go to the controller tab
    3. Under Override For Elden Ring select Enable Steam Input
    4. Launch Steam in Big Picture Mode to save changes

    Launching Steam will play the game with the controller attached. Hope this guide was helpful to enable the Xbox/Playstation controller on Steam. For more guides on Elden Ring keep following Retrology.

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    Mofeeza Masood
    Mofeeza Masood
    A gaming enthusiast, binge-watcher, and writer aimed to help the gaming community with my gaming guides. I also like to give recommendations of top movies/TV shows that people should watch.
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