How To Connect PS4’s DualShock 4 To Steam For Native Support


As announced a few weeks ago, Steam now offers native support for DualShock 4. PS4 controller can now be used on Valve’s gaming platform with fully customisable commands, although this is just a beta release and you might be encountering a few issues – and of course reporting them to Valve itself in order to get them fixed.

PS4 DualShock

Let’s take a look at the full changelog coming along with the new beta client:

Added Steam Configurator support for PS4 Dual Shock Controller. Note that this is a beta release. Enable in Big Picture settings Add/Test Controller settings. When enabled, PS4 controllers will have access to the same sort of customization/configuration support as Steam Controllers, including native API support.

PS4 Controllers using this system can map the trackpad, gyro, buttons, etc. to keyboard, mouse, or x-input outputs and can make use of action sets, touch menus, radial menus, and so forth.

How you can connect PS4’s DualShock 4 To Steam/PC for native support

Just follow the steps provided below.

  • Step 1: Enter Big Picture
  • Step 2: Go into Settings
  • Step 3: Go to Add/Test Controller
  • Step 4: Enable support for Dualshock 4.
  • Step 5: Then plug in your controller and it should work without any other particular setting.

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