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Xbox one controller not recognized in game
Hi,


I'm trying to play with xbox one controller, it's connected via bluetooth and it seems to work properly through Steam big picture.
There is one problem, in game it's not working. I tested few game, native or proton with no difference.
Running games with xbox 360 controller is OK.
I'm running Debian Bullseye and disable ERTM (cf. https://wiki.debian.org/Gamepad#Troubleshooting)

How can I fix it ?
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Pengling 19 Jan
Just a guess based on similar experiences on Xubuntu with a wired Xbox 360 controller: Does disabling Steam Input make a difference?
Quoting: PenglingJust a guess based on similar experiences on Xubuntu with a wired Xbox 360 controller: Does disabling Steam Input make a difference?
Yes, it works
Pengling 20 Jan
Quoting: Psychogun_CobraYes, it works
Fantastic!

From what I've read, what happens in this case is that games are seeing Steam Input's "virtual" controller as a real one, and then picking up the physical controller as that of player two, which causes various problems. I gather that this is an old bug, so it seems odd that it consistently appears on at least some current Debian-based distros. Still, I'm glad that it was easy to fix!

Last edited by Pengling on 20 January 2023 at 2:55 pm UTC
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