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Old 2012-08-06, 01:01 PM   [Ignore Me] #1
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Can you use gaming controllers for planetside 2?

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Old 2012-08-06, 01:25 PM   [Ignore Me] #2
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So, you want to take the thing that makes PC shooters 10x better and not use it? What faction are you? I want the easy kills.

(Yes you can use controllers, if you're a scrub)
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Old 2012-08-06, 01:47 PM   [Ignore Me] #3
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So, you want to take the thing that makes PC shooters 10x better and not use it? What faction are you? I want the easy kills.

(Yes you can use controllers, if you're a scrub)
please listen everyone. i am here because of ps2. this person does not represent everyone joining this forum in 2012.

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Old 2012-08-06, 01:50 PM   [Ignore Me] #4
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Originally Posted by Rasui View Post
So, you want to take the thing that makes PC shooters 10x better and not use it? What faction are you? I want the easy kills.

(Yes you can use controllers, if you're a scrub)
^ Never uses air vehicles or knows the advantage you get using analog sticks.

Look at this guy. Everybody laugh. But yeah OP, there will be joystick/gamepad support.
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Old 2012-08-06, 01:51 PM   [Ignore Me] #5
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Was actually curious to this myself for ground vehicles.
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Old 2012-08-06, 01:57 PM   [Ignore Me] #6
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yes we can. they even support joysticks
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Old 2012-08-06, 02:07 PM   [Ignore Me] #7
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^ Never uses air vehicles or knows the advantage you get using analog sticks.

Look at this guy. Everybody laugh. But yeah OP, there will be joystick/gamepad support.
Joystick is strictly better than gamepad for flying
Mouse +KB is better for guns
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Old 2012-08-06, 02:08 PM   [Ignore Me] #8
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thanks guys. and yes i suck with a mouse and key board.

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please listen everyone. i am here because of ps2. this person does not represent everyone joining this forum in 2012.

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wait do you mean Rasui or me?
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Old 2012-08-06, 02:20 PM   [Ignore Me] #9
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I use mouse/keyboard, always have on PC, probably always will. With that said, there are several obvious factors that can make gamepads a better choice:

A) I have a friend with severe carpal tunnel who has a ton of trouble keeping his wrist in a position for a mouse/keyboard, and even with anti-carpal designed ones, he feels pain after a very short time. Gamepads provide the most comfortable finger movement and hand positioning for his needs. It isn't always about which dominates in terms of advantage.

B) My other friend has never, and I mean never gamed on PC in his life, and plans to play PS2. He got into console gaming years later than most friends, in his late teens. He plays pretty well now, and after a great deal of time being a slow learner, he doesn't want to take the time to get comfortable with playing on a mouse and keyboard when he can't even type with any finess at all. The tactical advantage is actually more of a detriment in this case as well.

Let's grow up, it isn't always about feeling elite with your sweet razer gear. Hell, the prospect of laying back in bed and relaxing after practice, work and school with a comparatively mobile and comfortable controller could sway even me at some point.

As for the OP, yes, I believe they said there will be support, and I'm sure a lot of people will use them.
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Old 2012-08-06, 02:36 PM   [Ignore Me] #10
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Controler for playing, keyboard+mouse for gaming. Nuff said.

There are simply too much buttons to map all on a controler.
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Old 2012-08-06, 02:38 PM   [Ignore Me] #11
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theres already a thread on this, but incase you missed it

it wasnt said specifically if it was in teh current build, but the use of joysticks and other analog controllers will be supported.
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Old 2012-08-06, 02:40 PM   [Ignore Me] #12
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Originally Posted by mr sandman View Post
Can you use gaming controllers for planetside 2?
This is a PC game you can use what ever you want. If you want to use a drawing pen like this one to control the game you can program the PC to do it.


Now I would never recommend anyone to use this for a FPS game.

However having a controller hocked up that you can quickly change between it and a keyboard + mouse can be a good idea though. The controller can be a better tool to use for air combat. But keyboard + mouse is superior in land combat.
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Old 2012-08-06, 02:50 PM   [Ignore Me] #13
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Controler for playing, keyboard+mouse for gaming. Nuff said.

There are simply too much buttons to map all on a controler.
thats what i am thinking too. the only real lack will be comfort.

i feel like planetside2 is not comparable to quake, cs or similar oldschool esports titles. titles where everyone should agree that a mouse is the only way to play. PS2 will not be as unforgiving as those games. it wont come down to miliseconds or one single shot. (and by this i mean loosing a clanwar and loosing ladder points. not to die)

a very talented console player should have no problems playing this game on a very high level combat wise and with all due respect everyone who disagrees never played a shooter on a very high level

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Old 2012-08-06, 02:52 PM   [Ignore Me] #14
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thats what i am thinking too. the only real lack will be confort.

i feel like planetside2 is not comparable to quake, cs or similar oldschool esports titles. titles where everyone should agree that a mouse is the only way to play. PS2 will not be as unforgiving as those games. it wont come down to miliseconds or one single shot.

a very talented console player should have no problems playing this game on a very high level combat wise and with all due respect everyone who disagrees never played a shooter on a very high level
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Old 2012-08-06, 03:00 PM   [Ignore Me] #15
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Originally Posted by Rasui View Post
So, you want to take the thing that makes PC shooters 10x better and not use it? What faction are you? I want the easy kills.

(Yes you can use controllers, if you're a scrub)
Using a keyboard and mouse doesn't make you a better player, skills do. Keyboard/Mouse or using a controller is just only preference to what gamers like.

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