If you happen to favor to get caught into your Steam PC video games with a controller fairly than the ol’ mouse and keyboard, you’re in luck – the Steam consumer beta simply added a batch of additional assist for Xbox controllers with a brand new replace. Alongside choices to make use of extra controllers, the replace has ushered in some modifications that imply now you can tinker with a number of the Elite and Collection X bindings.
The Steam consumer beta replace notes for January 5 announce the patch has “added a setting for prolonged Xbox controller assist,” which you’ll be able to allow by heading to the ‘Basic Controller Setting’ possibility in your Steam settings menu (it’ll want a driver set up and PC restart to work). The options of this “prolonged” assist embrace the power to alter up the bindings for the Xbox Elite controller paddles – these 4 useful controls on the again of the machine – in addition to the choice to bind the Xbox Collection X controller’s ‘share’ button, too.
Moreover should you’re eager to have much more Xbox controllers on the go, you are able to do – the replace provides assist for greater than 4 of them.
It’s neat to see extra Xbox controller assist being added to the Steam consumer beta, giving gamers an rising variety of choices over which equipment they will use with Valve’s platform – however there’s a nifty replace for PlayStation 5 controllers, too, in the event that they’re extra your bag. The consumer beta has added a change that provides some extra customisation over the PS5 DualSense controller’s LED characteristic, too.
Steam Consumer Beta – January fifth https://t.co/VBYxlzUUWI
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You’ll be able to take a look at the modifications in full over on Steam here should you’re eager to see what’s modified – there are another assist additions for the Wooting Two optical mechanical keyboard and “non-gamepad enter units just like the HOTAS and G15”, too.
If you happen to’d like to offer the brand new encompasses a go, you may decide into the Steam consumer beta utilizing the instructions here earlier than the modifications later go stay.