[How To] Make Your PC Gamepad Controller Emulate the Xbox 360 Controller Tutorial [CC]

(drum and bass music) (whoosh) – [Voiceover] Hey guys, this is Versatile from Game Dexterity, and today’s tutorial, I’m gonna show you how you can take your ordinary PC game pad and make that emulate an Xbox 360 controller. Why do we want to do this? Because some certain PC games, if you want to use a controller, you have to use an Xbox 360 controller, however we’re gonna be one step smarter than that. We’re going to take our
regular PC game controller and emulate it into an
Xbox 360 controller. And to show you exactly
what I’m talking about, the picture on the left
is my game controller. This Air Flo from Nyko. And if you can’t read the
sticky, it basically says that this is a tool. So this is a tool that I’m using today, however, I am not a tool myself, because I want to have this controller on the left emulate the Xbox 360
controller on the right and I’ll show you exactly how to do that. It’s pretty easy. I’ll show you the steps to do it. First of all, just go to the website, don’t worry, I have a link
in the More Info section and I want you to download
the latest version of this program. At the time of this recording it is this, just download it. Now we need to extract it, and where are we going to extract it to? That’s a good question. Well, here I double-clicked
on the download and this is the contents of the zip file. And basically what you want to do is navigate to the game directory that uses the Xbox 360 controller. So for example, I have
this game called Blur. Blur, the executable for
Blur is inside this folder and what you need to
do is take the contents of the zip file and extract it over. Now I’m not gonna do that because I don’t want to override the
settings that I already did. So that is step one. That’s the hardest part,
finding the program knowing that it exists,
and then putting it inside the game folder. Now I highly recommend that
you read the Readme file, there’s a lot of good information here, and I’m not gonna waste
your time or my time reading this out to you. I’m sure you know how to read. But let me give you a
quick synopsis of what we need to do next, and this
is the second-hardest part, once you get it done, I
think you’re good to go. So let’s go to Control Panel. And let’s go to System. And let’s go to Device Manager. Now I realize there’s
many different ways of doing this, but this is just one way. And what we’re going to do is navigate to “HID-compliant game controller” and go to Properties, and go to Details, and change this property to Hardware Ids. And this is what I want you to do. I want you to plug in your game controller and I want you to make
note of this line here. It’s going to be different for whatever game controller you have,
so on my example it says “HID, slash Vid, underscore, 124B “and PID underscore, 4D zero one.” So why is this important,
Versatile, right? Why is this important? So if I go back, what
we’re going to need to do is edit this config file, basically. And this is what I want you to do. So for example, here it says VID equals whatever, by
default it will show this, zero X zero, same thing for PID, zero X zero. So what I basically did was I copied the VID and the PID information from Device Manager and put it inside this text file here and saved it. Now, also note that you may need to remap your control buttons. And I’ll show you exactly how you can figure out what numbers is which, like for example here, on my controller I know that A, B, X, Y refers
to one, two, three, four and how do I know that? So let me just save this
file real quick here. And if we go back into Control Panel, and let’s see here, go back a step, go to Devices and Printers. Now this is Windows 7, if you have a different OS, you’re
gonna have to figure out on your own, please use Google for that. So now if we go to Game
Controller settings, after I right-click on my
controller, and I go to Properties, here are all
the different buttons. So if I press a button,
like here, I know this corresponds to button
one, if I push this button I know it corresponds to a number six. So why is this important? Let me show you. So I go back to the Blur
directory and I double-click on “XInputTest”. And notice this screen here, looks like Xbox 360 controller. And as I push a button on my controller, notice that the letter A
button has highlighted. If I push what corresponds to number two, I have the letter B highlighted. Now, on your controller, when you start pushing buttons by default,
you may notice that it doesn’t match correctly
with the correct button on the controller here. So this is why it’s
important to figure out what your numbers are
for your own controller. So for example, when I first
started this, my buttons for X, B and A were all
backwards and screwed up. So how do you edit that? So if I go back into the
Config file, I know that the letter A should be my
button one on my controller. Letter B should be two, X should be three, Y equals four and so on and so forth. Since I have an extra
button on my controller, I needed to remap my left thumb, so when I push down on the left
thumb, it’s actually number 12 on my controller, and so on and so forth. I mean, this makes more sense once you start playing around with it. After you do that, just click on Save and that’s it. So now just run your
designated game of choice so like for example, if I
were to run Blur right now, my controller will
automatically be recognized as a Xbox 360 controller and then I can play the game as-is. Now I’m not gonna waste
your time or my time showing you proof that it works. You just have to believe it
and test it out yourself. Now, for whatever reason,
if this emulation doesn’t work for your specific
game, then go back into here and say “FakeAPI equals
one” and try again. If you need additional help,
just read the Readme file and maybe there’s a
information where you could email the user. I don’t know where it is
right now, but I’m sure use Google, you can find
forums and figure it out. If you have any other questions, go ahead, leave a comment here on
the YouTube page, and I’ll get back to you as soon as possible. Once again, thank you for
watching, take care, bye. (whoosh) (glass breaking)


  • SreeHari M

    why link redirecting to github?

  • Project Phoenix Media

    Site now redirects to github, not sure why.  See link here for my older files:http://zippyshare.com/versatile1/pashyoia/dir.html

  • James Jude

    I know why redirecting to Github.. beacause She/Her members of the github makin 
    a sofware like "Emulator" or "Mods",maybe github making ps4 emulator right now for future of technology
    (x360ce is one of thier software or etc.)

  • Abdullah Al Rajin

    what happens when your two controllers have same vid and pid

  • kyuzi

    My regular xbox 360 controller won't even work

  • Ash New

    Help!! When I move my right analog stick on my controller, my buttons ABXY gets selected on the emulator one as well?

  • DragonInfraXtremeRGT

    i cant seem to get it to work with  bully scholarship edition . im trying to get my logitech dual action gamepad detected as a xbox 360 controller

  • Mahendra H.S

    Thanks, now i finally able to play my Batman Arkham Origins on Steam 😀

  • Watermelon

    I have a problem with my right analog stick…when i go left it goes up….(it's fucked up and i need help.)

  • koan khalabi

    My config file doesnt have all the vid and pid info and looks considerably more sparse than yours

  • Korex Sinclair

    I may currently be going insane but it would seem my trigger buttons are my Z Axis and that I can't figure out how to get them off my right thumb. They are making it so it only goes side to side do you have any ideas on how to fix this? I have a Logitech controller.

  • TheDoggyGaming

    my right analog and the y,x,a,b buttons are the same. ……..

  • pcking2008

    Thanks for taking the time out to make this video. However, it might be just as easy for me to shell out the $49 for the PC xbox controller. I'm not even sure I will like the controller. So I bought a cheapie online. Can't play with COD Blk Ops ll Feeling frustrated.

  • Ashok Suthar

    can this setting be used for watchdog pc game because the previous one is not working properly ?

  • Akshay Konanki

    How to enable vibrations? My gamepad is working on just cause 2 as xbox 360 gamepad, but the vibrations aren't working. Any help would be appreciated. Thanks.

  • Deiformis Ira

    When i install the latest app file from your link, it doesnt come with a config file, so i cant edit it.

  • Renegade

    I downloaded everything, but when I went to open the config file "x360ce", it had been replaced instead with "x360ce.sample", which was also a config file but it had slightly different contents than the "x360ce" file you showed.  Also, other files simply don't exist, such as the README and the XInputTest, which make it very confusing to navigate.

  • Full Federation

    In Telltale's Game of Thrones it does not recognize my controller I have twin usb to ps2 controller switcher and I am playing games with my ps2 controller,it works on every game that I played but in GoT it just doesn't

  • Hakeem Khater

    every tutorial I've watch was just a flop I even thought that the emu was fake but yours was just perfect I thank you for that and every one download the exact version in this video it's the most simple and effective version download it from herehttp://en.osdn.jp/projects/sfnet_x360ce/downloads/x360ce%20vibmod%  the newer version is much more complex and not work in every game

  • Ojasva Jain

    this is very  good it worked with my one controller  but when i open xinput test it shows only 1st  controller connect  if i switch the port than the controller that was not working start work in the game blur and my both ports of cpu are working and controller too

  • carlisandia

    Dude you're like the best person in the world.

  • carlisandia

    I'm having trouble with the controls, tho. They're reversed and I can't fix them…help ?!

  • Raghav Gaur

    i did this for witcher 2… but it did not have that config file..what to do?!!!

  • Anthony Miller

    thnaks for that good work done but i have a problem when using the sosftware.fifa14 slows down during match play whic makes it very boring pls i really need ur help mail is [email protected]

  • Georgi Yovov

    can u help me i think i cant do it curect

  • markgerald deletina

    right analog stick is in reverse (x- change to Y-)can you tell me how to fix this? I did what you said but it does'nt work

  • dogspatrol777

    i treid everthing to work this emulator to my pc game shadow of mordor and tomb raider, actually ive done everything you said but there still nothing reacting my device controller, change the names makes nothing to, is there some missing?

  • Roll the Tv

    Will this get you banned?From steam?

  • Beck & Mega

    Is this blur folder like game folder

  • Tito Nogueira

    Can I use pressure sensitive on NFSU2 pc?
    I don't know why I can't with just plugging my controller. What's the best solution?

  • Faishal Harish

    is Xbox 360 controler compatible for every windows games ? if I plug it to my comp. , I don't need an emulator or stuff like that to install, right?

    nice video for beginner
    sorry if my English not so good

  • Dying Dead

    can i make my computer think my ps3 controller is a xbox 360 controller? games i have only require a xbox 360 controller

  • Andre Devianto

    when i download the newest version it only contains :

    my question how do i install xbox controller while im using psx usb connector??

  • downthedance 9

    There's a complete tutorial here with all the necessary files guys which will help you to play don bradman cricket 14 on PC using your Keyboard and without any Gamepad or controller.


  • Calamorro III

    Im using the same patch to play with my PC Game Controller, but when i'm in the game, all keys are changed (in the RB button it opens start menu, for example) and playing like this is a mess… What should i do?

  • saprice

    How I can match the Sliders to the Buttons on my Controller ?

  • Saadullah

    does vibration takes place?

  • grrr 。

    how about ps4 controller?

  • slap my nutz

    Best website name ever!

  • Srdjan Cavic

    I have problem , i can not separate my analog sticks from my axes , my left stick uses movements top down right left , and
    right stick uses 1,2,3,4 buttons , do you now how could i fix that? write me and email if u can help me pls or answer here , [email protected]

  • gh5643

    thanks a lot,i used the emu with max payne 3 and it worked perfectly.
    my hardware ps2 controller+twin usb joystick.
    mapping the sticks were a little bit difficult,anyway i ll post it here to save your time guys.
    left stick=stick axis x:axis1,stick axis y:inverted:IAxis2.
    right stick=stick axis x:axis 6,stick axis y:inverted:IAxis3.thanks again project phoenix media,you saved my pocket.

  • AsdNvd

    Not Working On Hitman Absolution… Plz Help.

  • Avadanei Andrei

    It doesn't work with a PS3 controller to emulate it in XBOX 360!
    I'm trying to play Dragon Quest Heroes with a PS3 controller, not even DS3MotionJoy can converti it either that game doesn't even recognise any damn controller

  • AsdNvd

    Thats Nice! Well Do U Know How To Play Ps3 Or Xbox 360 On Android?

  • Borg Borg

    Any idea what would cause a bluetooth gamepad in windows 7 to stop showing that it has joysticks when it had worked before? Running this software shows the joysticks work and that D pad and buttons as well; but for some reason the gamepad worked before in windows but now it only shows that it has buttons and even those do not respond in Windows but do while in the program in your tutorial.

  • Bledi Dyrmishi

    Thank you for helping me!

  • Frag Tag Radio

    Nice vid!!! Keep up the great content! Check out our most recent episode on our page when you have a second and let us hear what ya think.

  • WaLK MaN

    i want to set my controller buttons as xbox controller for example in my controller there are 1234 buttons rather than X,B,Y,A and my 2 button is A in xbox i want to make 3 as my A button how shall i do?

  • Fadel Boubeker

    the download links doenst work for me…

  • Roci

    Thank you so much man, this worked ! I had so many games I could not play because some of my buttons were reversed, now its ok 🙂

    For everybody, watch the video to the end, I had to put this FakeAPI = 1 to get it work

  • Alexander Flores

    hey man it doesnt work on nba2k16
    please help need asap

  • Alphonse O.

    how to play 1p vs 2p naruto ninja storm 3 x360ce

  • Checkm9

    my third part controller does not work for the Xbox 360 preset. Some games work with the Logitech preset and some don't work with the Logitech preset. I think I need the xbox360 for games like Bioshock infinite. Can you help me get an Xbox 360 preset.

  • Trey Medley

    hey I need help , on fps games when I walk forward it goes backwards

  • Sandro Edilashvili

    dude does this work on twin controllers? ( 2 controllers connected by 1 cable? :S )

  • God Eater Muk

    its so long to do omg, ill just learn to use the keyboard FUCK

  • NiceSifyTM

    plz tell me the direct link to the website you showed in this vid i dont get what to download

  • Paym - 佩阿

    Virusdev?? Free Virus YEE°!!!! ok joke ;D

  • Tommy Law

    what do you do when you have more than 4 controllers plugged?

    It keeps reading my Logitech G13 keyboard as a gamepad, no clue why.

    I have 4 ps3 wired controllers plugged in, but 1 of the 4 is always loaded as the G13.

    Ive tried everything to fix this and nothing seems to do anything. I
    unplugged my G13, disabled it in devices and used JoyID to make my 4
    wired ps3 controllers to IDs 1-4

    still somehow x360ce keeps reading the Logitech G13.


    ^picture of problem.

  • Dark Designs

    does it work for the g910 gamepad?

  • Christian Funesto

    i dont have controller.instead i will use keyboard bro..how can i play using keyboard??

  • Johnny Webb

    no… my config file looks FAR WAY WAY Different from yours… Im also using Universal USB Converter with a PS2 controller


    Please, Project Phoenix Media

    do you know how can i emulate the actual keyboard for xbox 360 controller,i want to know how because,Playstation released PS NOW,that requires a XBOX 360,and PS3 Controller,no keyboard

  • Ak47

    how d o i decrease vibration

  • mohssin bouzid

    In the bloc nete fil i didn't find the pad1 info

  • Dawn StAr

    Okay I'm having some trouble with a couple buttons. Whenever I go to Gamepad F310 (Controller) properties I hold my left trigger down and Z axis goes up, when I hold down right trigger z axis goes down. When I hold right stick up y rotation goes down, right stick down is y rotation up, right stick left is x rotation down and right stick right is x rotation up. How do I know what number to put if it's not assigned to one?

  • Dawn StAr

    Could you please help me? I just need to figure out what my right stick and L&R triggers are so I can edit them.

  • LastGames

    controller disabled.why?

  • Music Geek

    Thank you Bro!

  • do magic

    my d pad not highlite

  • Games Vs Graphics Cards

    Thank you very much my friend that he works now (the program from the official website does not work and the program that you have worked for and I want to know why it did not work from the official website they are putting an invalid bootable copy that is not fair
    >>Big Love (^ــــ^)<<

  • Nikolai Sy

    downloaded every version off x360ce but i cant seem to find vid and pid in .ini file

  • Farrington Ben samuel

    controller 2 is not connecting pls help

  • Slayer TDH

    For some reason,when i open the XInputTest,it says it does not detect any joysticks,so i plug off the joy stick and plug it back in,but it still did not detect any joysticks.Suggestions?Anybody?

  • yuriy yakimov

    Does this work for cemus emulator? and i do have a XBOX 360 controller i was wondering what file do i need? i'm using Windows 10 latest version 64 bits. thanks

    Cheers from Venezuela.

  • Rachit Mishra

    pllz help me, how can i use two controller. my problem is my game only works with one controller even though xbox360ce shows both works fine.

  • HaRi gaming

    this emulator make normal gamepad same as xbox 360 gamepad?

  • Hbskywalker02

    Can I make keyboard and mouse emulated?

  • Raven Gaming

    Thank u .

  • Merqhy

    Why does it have to show “button” why can’t it just show us how to play in the correct controls?

  • Brandon cheney

    i need something to make half of my xarcade tank stick a xbox 360 controller

  • Brock724

    Its the wrong link

  • Gabriel Market

    Do you get rumble to work with this? Is there anything to work as a global configuration? I tried xouput which emulates the xbox 360 bit rumble doesn't work, how do you make it work for emulators for example

  • Jacob Darka

    it's 20184, and it's still works!! thank you a lot!

  • Netkil_RBLX

    it keeps showing the dpad in the opposite direction


    it will work on GTA 4?

  • RedpepperGG

    how to do it in android??

  • DEM


  • John Mark Kissiedu

    Blur is a cool game to play.

  • Wimmortalsm Channel

    how to get vibrate bro

  • Wimmortalsm Channel

    help me bro

  • T Club

    What about Kane and Lynch?

  • One World

    Good job……. really helped. It is nearly always the case that manuals/user guides seem to be written by the programmers who are so intimately familiar with the interface and sometimes proprietary terminology, they can't see things through the eyes of the end user. Then there's the translation issues……. written in Russian, translated to Gaelic, then Lithuanian, Somali, Kenyan, Inuit, THEN English 🙂 Whatever happened to Esperanto? Or that lingo of The Sims?

    On topic, though, while x360ce has an excellent interface, the capabilities of joysticks and gamepads, wheels, pedals, etc. are DEEP!?!?! AND much of the time with any software there's no indicator as to the units of a particular setting; are we working with something where a change of 0.001 is a drastic change, or is it units of 10, or percentage???? Cubed or cubed root????

    For those who find tutorials outrunning speed of comprehension….. and I'm at least vice chairman of that club…… use your L/R arrow keys to jump back or forward in 6-second increments. If it doesn't happen, I find I have to click once inside the video window to "select" the video….. the click will pause playback, just click once more then key commands will work. Use Up/Down arrows to adjust volume. "M" mutes the audio…… probably more such helpful features; most of what I know I stumbled upon or over 🙂 This is with Firefox 63 on Win7 x64 in case it matters…..whether those shortcut keys are unique to YouTube or Firefox…?? I do wish YouTube would provide a frame-accurate jump key and ability to set in/out points for looping.

  • Nintendo Fan Unity

    Video starts at 1:00, you can thank me later.

  • Hamins Mikati

    What to do if i want my ps1 controller to be recognized as xbox controller….(WITH AN EPSXE EMULATOR)?

  • Arm Baghdasaryan

    This dont work….

  • WithHeldKey

    Emulating a fight stick for third strike on psnow

  • GTA5 Lover

    Gta v in not working

  • Gorillaz Hype!

    i just want to know if i can use my BLUETOOTH GAMEPAD TO PLAY PORTAL 2

  • ItsJstJohnny 22

    Would this work with a DualShock 4?


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