How to connect an Xbox One Controller to Steam

You can't beat that comfort!

The Xbox One controller is one of the most iconic controllers ever created. This is because the controller combines simplicity, function, and comfort. Why not bring all of those perks over to PC gaming as well? Here is how to connect an Xbox One Controller to Steam.

Connecting an Xbox One Controller to Steam is extremely easy, and will let you use the controller with all the games you have on Steam. All you need in order to use your Xbox One Controller with Steam is the controller itself, a USB charging cable for wired play, or an Xbox One Controller Wireless Adapter for wireless play, as well as the latest version of Steam.

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Once you have everything you need, all you need to do is connect your Xbox One Controller to your PC, either with a USB cable, or via wireless adapter. Once it's connected, your PC should recognize the controller and automatically install the necessary drivers. Then all you have to do is start up Steam, and your controller will work properly with all of the games.

There you have it, that is how to connect your Xbox One controller to Steam. Now you can play your favorite games on your PC with your Xbox One Controller. Well as long as those games have gamepad support that is.

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