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Frowned upon to wanting to use a controller?

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Posted · Original PosterOP

Hey everyone!

 

New to pc gaming been on console playstation 1. currently have xbox one and slowly transition to pc. Is it frowned upon or more common to use a controller on pc? I play gta and battlefield?

 

Thank you!

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I use a controller for gta, keyboard/mouse for battlefield (basically any fps) 


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a lot of people who transition like to use controllers on pc its normal, i have a lot of friends who play fifa with controllers


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Posted · Original PosterOP

No, what ever you are most comfortable with.

I gotcha, I always hear people saying a mouse is much more accurate and I can kind see that but its a step learning curve to switch over.

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For GTA I use a controller to drive, everything else is keyboard and mouse. It's nice because they implemented it so that you can swap between each control type on the fly.

 

Most platformers/third-person games I use controller. FPS games keyboard and mouse. 


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I gotcha, I always hear people saying a mouse is much more accurate and I can kind see that but its a step learning curve to switch over.

Is all personal preference. People who judge on the preferred input of another is a fool.

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Posted · Original PosterOP

For GTA I use a controller to drive, everything else is keyboard and mouse. It's nice because they implemented it so that you can swap between each control type on the fly.

 

Most platformers/third-person games I use controller. FPS games keyboard and mouse. 

That is awesome!

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Hey everyone!

 

New to pc gaming been on console playstation 1. currently have xbox one and slowly transition to pc. Is it frowned upon or more common to use a controller on pc? I play gta and battlefield?

 

Thank you!

 

It's not "frowned upon," and even if it was, you don't have to care what other people think. :P

 

Ideally you should use each type of control in the games that benefit from it. Mouse and keyboard are precise, and just work better in first-person shooters and strategy games. Analog control is generally better for controlling vehicles. I also like using my Xbone controller in many 2D games, such as Shovel Knight, Fez, etc.

 

You can play Battlefield with a controller, but you may find yourself getting stomped by keyboard & mouse players. The game is balanced on consoles around having aim assist, but I think that's absent on PC. GTA is probably fine with a gamepad, but again your aiming may be more sluggish than other PC players.

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A controller is going to be better in GTA V, except for shooting. That's why I use it.


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Fighting games. Mortal Kombat X is unplayable for me without a controller. Its just not cofortable.


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It's fine to use that if it is what you're comfortable with but you'll most likely find that once you're used to a keyboard and mouse you will prefer it for fps games. I find driving and shooting for GTAV easier with a keyboard and mouse but more comfortable normal driving with a gamepad.

For some reason though CSGO allows you to use a gamepad although I think that should be taken away lol.


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