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Is it worth getting a console-style controller for PC gaming?

4 Answers

  • 2 months ago
    Favorite Answer

    It's worth it if a game on Steam, Epic Games Store, or GOG has controller support.  I played such causal games in Metal Slug, Galaga, Atari Vault, Goat Simulator, Sonic Mania, and Undertale on Steam and they played better on the PC on a controller than a keyboard and a mouse.    such simulation games like Two Point Hospital, The entire Sims franchise, PC Building Simulator, and Planet Coaster are best played on a keyboard and mouse than a controller.    Make sure it's a wired controller similar to a Xbox controller that feels right or a wireless controller if you have bluetooth or have a wireless adapter to the controller on your computer.

    It would not worth it if you actually play games that either partial or no controller support on the PC.

  • 2 months ago

    If you can afford it, why not! Live your life a little. Don’t be too frugal, unless you’re saving for something better.

  • 2 months ago

    For sure. Especially if you play platformers.

  • Anonymous
    2 months ago

    Yes Matt. Everyone should have one.

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