PlayStation 5: How to Connect and Configure DualSense Controller to PC

The PS5 is already available in the world, and many fans of the Sony brand were impressed with the graphics and performance that it gives them. Among its wide variety of novelties that it brings with it as exclusive games, its new DualSence offers its unique and attractive design makes it ideal for new generation gamers.

This is where many PC users decide to just purchase the console controller individually to enjoy PC deliveries more comfortably.

On the other hand, its compatibility with PC is through the Platform of Steam which if it has drivers and functions established for said control. We also invite you to verify what the new PS5 console is like and what are its characteristics that will give you unique and fun entertainment.

That is why in this post we will teach you how to how to configure and connect your DualSense remote control to your PC, and enjoy any video game with greater comfort. Continue reading and find out more.

Connect the DualSence controller of the PS5 to my PC

The simplest option to connect the device to the computer is via a USB-C cable that comes with the console, once you connect it to your PC it will recognize it immediately that way you should already have the active command on the computer.

You must bear in mind that using this method you should always play with the cable connected to your PC, since if you disconnect any of the ends of the cable it will lose the connection and you will have to reconnect it and configure it if necessary. The good side is that being connected by USB you will always have the battery 100% charged.

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On the other hand, if you do not have a DualSense and you have an Xbox controller, we invite you to verify how to connect the Xbox 360 and One controller to your computer, and enjoy a comfortable experience when playing games.

Using the USB cable

Controlling PS5 comes by default a USB port, with which you can connect it to the console itself to play and recharge the battery at the same time. This port can be used not only when playing on PS5, but also on PC. To do this, it is as simple as connecting the remote to any port on the PC or laptop and waiting for the operating system to install the driver corresponding to the remote’s model.

Once you do this you can use it in the games that are compatible with controller, in addition to being able to make other movements such as those of the mouse thanks to the touch panel that the control itself has integrated.

By Bluetooth

This is a slightly more complex method to perform, but it will allow you to play with your controller. wirelessly from anywhere in your roomTo carry out this installation, you must follow the following steps below:

  • You must first make sure have your PS5 console turned off and unplugged, since when the control is turned on, it can be turned on and the connection with the computer will not be possible.
  • Open the settings menu via Bluetooth on your Windows 10 PC
  • Once in the menu select the option add bluetooth device
  • When your PC starts searching for the newly added devices, you take the remote and press the button. PlayStation and the Share button at the same time, once the procedure is completed, the remote’s LED light will begin to flash.
  • Your PC will recognize the device as Wireless Controller and it will display it on the screen.
  • Click on the device and voila it will begin to link with the controller and it would be ready to enjoy your games.

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The computer will tell you when the pairing is finished and ready to use, you should keep in mind that there are many games that are not compatible with this controller, and by this I mean old games which are not compatible with this new controller. That would be the only problem if you want to play FIFA 2009.

If you don’t have a state-of-the-art PC, but you have high-speed internet, you can play with Google’s Stadia, a cloud platform that allows you to play the latest installments in excellent quality.

Finally, if you want to acquire the PS5 controller or the complete equipment, you can obtain more information on its official PlayStation page, and thus acquire the latest in entertainment technology for your home.

How to set up the PS5 DualSense controller on Steam

To use our PS5 controller on Steam, we must first have it connected to the PC either by bluetooth or by cable. Then it is necessary to open Steam to configure it from here.

We will have to open the app settings and go to our account, then we can click on ‘beta participant‘. We will have to change this configuration by the so-called Steam Beta, once we apply the changes our Steam will restart and the conjurations will be applied. Once this is done we can play any game that is partially or completely compatible with the controller.

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