How to make Xbox One controller work on a Windows PC (video)

Xbox One has been on the market for several month now, at launch back in November 2012, Microsoft allow stated that the Xbox One controller will also work on PCs using the USB cable. However the company has yet to release the necessary driver to use the controller on PC games.

Today, an Xbox One owner, Lucas Assis, took upon himself to make the Xbox One controller work on a Windows PC. In a new YouTube video he provides instructions and homebrew application to make it all work.

The solution includes USB driver, controller emulating software vJoy, libusb, and an application that supports up to 16 controller. Anyone can download the software from this web page and use the video for instructions.

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