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XCOM 2 Adds Controller Support on PC

| 9 Nov 2016 15:00

XCOM 2 can now be played with a controller on PC.

XCOM 2 became available on PS4 and Xbox One in September, so it seemed like only a matter of time before controller support became available for the PC version of the game. Patch 7, released yesterday and detailed on the game's Steam page, added support for "traditional" controllers, along with some fixes and tweaks, like the option to fully unlock the game's camera, which you can check out in the attached trailer.

"XCOM 2 has plug & play compatibility with both the Xbox One and Xbox 360 controllers," the post reads. "Alternate controller options may require additional user adjustments. Fans have been requesting controller support and we're glad to deliver. "

You can check out the full list of Patch 7 changes below:

  • Adds traditional (non-Steam Controller) controller support to the PC
  • Fix config/upk file issues that prevent full conversion mods from being possible on the Steam Workshop and also allow mods to have Bink files.
  • In Alien Hunters, the "Ruler Reaction" notification will stay on the screen after a unit fires at the Archon King while he is using Icarus Drop during combat.
  • SPARKS cannot be healed by Medikits
  • Additional minor bug fixes
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