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Xbox controller on PC w/ XIM Apex
« on: 08:51 PM - 04/15/21 »
I'm sure this topic has probably been beaten to death, but I need clarification and I'm unable to find information. Although it's not the xim's intended purpose, I am experimenting with the XIM Apex on PC and thus far I am having success with the DS4 with both authentication and functionality. I am trying to replicate this using an xbox series x/s controller but to no avail. The controller is immediately recognized by the xim manager, but key inputs are void. I have seen people use an xbox controller with xim apex on PC successfully. So my question is... are there only certain types of xbox controllers that work? Many thanks!

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Re: Xbox controller on PC w/ XIM Apex
« Reply #1 on: 09:49 PM - 04/15/21 »
Can you confirm that you are using our latest Beta? http://xim.tech/beta
Get the most out of your XIM APEX, read the XIM APEX Support FAQ.

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Re: Xbox controller on PC w/ XIM Apex
« Reply #2 on: 10:07 PM - 04/15/21 »
Yes I am. Using Firmware Ver 20210223 and Manager 20210213, if that is pertinent. Also just purchased the xbox series x/s controller a week ago. Its the (latest version) that comes with the usb cable.

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Re: Xbox controller on PC w/ XIM Apex
« Reply #3 on: 10:49 PM - 04/15/21 »
Yes, that's correct, thanks for letting me know. As you mentioned, PC isn't technically a supported platform. What I can tell you is that we use Xbox One controllers when testing all XIM APEXs at the factory on PCs. Unfortunately I'm not sure a Series X/S controller would work.
Get the most out of your XIM APEX, read the XIM APEX Support FAQ.

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Re: Xbox controller on PC w/ XIM Apex
« Reply #4 on: 12:28 AM - 04/16/21 »
Understood. Thanks for the help, Obsiv! Looks like I'm going to have to return this controller and get a regular x box controller!

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Re: Xbox controller on PC w/ XIM Apex
« Reply #5 on: 08:53 AM - 04/16/21 »
Sorry that didn't work. But, I know a standard Microsoft Xbox One controller will work since we use it to test every XIM APEX. :)
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Re: Xbox controller on PC w/ XIM Apex
« Reply #6 on: 07:30 PM - 06/07/21 »
Just a quick update for anyone that is interested. I recently performed a firmware update for the xbox series controller on PC using the Xbox Accessories application and that fixed the issue. You can use ANY xbox controller so long as its updated.