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Xim Apex with Ps4 controller on PC (not recognizing as controller input)  (Read 753 times)

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I'm currently playing with my own mouse and keyboard connected to my laptop with xim apex and my PS4 controller.

However, in game (specifically Apex Legends), it shows that I'm using a PC rather than showing a controller (ie. I'm getting grouped with PC players and if I wanted to disable Crossplay I'd be playing against other PC players.

Shouldn't it show that I'm using a controller?

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Can you tell us how everything is connected?
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Sure,

I've simply connected the Xim Apex via USB to my laptop and then connected a mouse in port 1, keyboard in port 2 and my DS4 controller in port 3.

While in game, I can see the PS4 icons (x to start etc), also, when I pick up my controller (whilst connected to the XIM)  - it works fine.

Further - I'm able to seamlessly transition from the XIM k/m to my PC controls (ie I can either use wasd or I can use the track pad on my laptop to move the in game cursor) - literally whilst in game - not sure if this is relevant.

Let me know if you need any further clarification.

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Are you using your PC-connected mouse and keyboard at all while in game? Perhaps this is why the game thinks you aren't using a controller?
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Are you using your PC-connected mouse and keyboard at all while in game? Perhaps this is why the game thinks you aren't using a controller?

So - I'm using my laptop (built in keyboard / trackpad). Neither the keyboard nor trackpad get used while playing (only the peripherals attached to my XIM are in use.)

This isn't to say that if I use the trackpad, it won't work -- it does still work as does the built in keyboard if I wanted to use them (I don't use them at all).

I only use the peripherals attached to my XIM but it still shows my input method as PC


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Unless you can disable the trackpad and laptop kb, Apex Legends will probably detect them as your preferred input method. XIM Link and a Belkin Easy Transfer Cable might be a solution.

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Unless you can disable the trackpad and laptop kb, Apex Legends will probably detect them as your preferred input method. XIM Link and a Belkin Easy Transfer Cable might be a solution.

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PC doesn't have full on crossplay only consoles. Console players can play on PC lobbies if they are grouped with a PC player.


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