No Man’s Sky – How to get gamepads to work steam

No Man’s Sky – How to get gamepads to work steam 1 - steamlists.com
No Man’s Sky – How to get gamepads to work steam 1 - steamlists.com
How to get gamepads (xbox or playstation) to work for No Man’s Sky steam

 
 

(broken) Walkthrough to get No Man’s Sky to detect gamepad

 
(leaving this up in case it works for you. Latest patch broke this method. Controllers no longer detected this way. I find they don’t want you to use a controller on steam for some reason. And can google it, its been a growing problem for years and they “fix” every method to use a controller) 
 
Open Steam big picture mode -> Click the setting icon in the upper right -> Make sure “Playstation/Xbox configuration support” is checked depending on what gamepad you are using -> Go to your library and click “No Man’s Sky” -> Click “Manage Game” -> Click “Controller options” and set the Steam input per game settings to “Global Settings” or “Force On” and then click “OK” -> Click “Controller Configuration” and select “Browse Configs” at the bottom -> Under Recommended select “Official Configuration for No Man’s Sky” and apply and click done -> (You can exit Big Picture mode at this point) CLOSE STEAM AND THEN DISCONNECT AND RECONNECT THE GAMEPAD -> Open Steam and boot up the game as normal. 
 
There is a way to do this while not in big picture mode, but this seemed easier to explain. 
 
Hope this helps. 
 

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