Will an XBox 360 Wired Controller Work On a Mac

Discussion in 'Third party hardware, software and accessories' started by Shadowfox, Oct 20, 2006.

  1. Shadowfox

    Shadowfox Active Member

    Oct 12, 2006
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    Hello. I was wondering if somebody ever tried using an XBox 360 Wired Controller for gaming on the Mac? If I'm not mistaken, this comes with a USB 2.0 connector. Somebody did try this on the PC and it worked.

    When Microsoft did a soft launching of Microsoft Flight Simulator X, one of the gamers who demo'ed FS X used an XBox 360 controller to fly his plane. Now, I've been thinking about getting one for the MacBook, once it arrives. As much as I wanted to get a joystick for Flight Simulation, right now I'm in the marker for something more portable since I intend to take it along with me when I'm mobile.
  2. michaelkenji

    michaelkenji Active Member

    Sep 12, 2005
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    Ayala, Makati City
    most USB peripherals that conform with standards work on a mac.. otherwise, drivers are needed..

    there are drivers here and here which should add support for the xbox 360 wired controller..
  3. jondextan

    jondextan Member

    Aug 21, 2005
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    wow this really got my attention. let me know if somebody tried this already.

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