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Any way to play games on PS4 with a mouse and a keyboard?

Discussion in 'General Hardware' started by bobeskomaill, Apr 3, 2014.

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    why would you want to do a thing like that?
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    Because Iam a pc player and there is no way Iam getting used to the Dualshock however I wanted to try next gen games like Infamous and Killzone that are exclusive for ps4.
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    You can use it in games aswell.
    Im pc games aswell but there is some games whoam are much funnier, better and easyer play with Dualshock
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    Well,

    It sucks to be you then because from what i gather when doing a brief search of the interwebs is that the new killzone doesnt have K&M support. Infamous is probably the same.
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    System navigation only. You can't play games on a console with KB+M unless they're crazy arcade style from PSN or XBLA that support it.

    Consoles are controller only
    PC's take both.

    If a game is PS/XB exclusive, be prepared to be limited to controller, or get an emulator
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    Well make it easy and buy this
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    You do realize that you just explained the exact reason why most people have a drive to do something? Why would anyone ever create something (the dude in the video) to use a mouse and keyboard on a console if they were willing to learn to use a controller?

    FreedomEclipse, YOU sir will never create something new or come up with a new idea or be inventive, because you're too willing to just do.
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    I used to make my own fishing hangers, springers & other bite indicators when my original ones broke and I didnt want to fork out £20 each for new ones. I made some out of plastic clothes pegs & pen lids by drilling a small hole through the bottom of them and securing them with a small ball-chain with a little high gauge wire use to attach to my line when the whole thing was set up - the wire was bent in such a way that it didnt completely hook the fishing line but merely pinched it at the correct tension thus falling away when i lifted the rod to strike and hooked into a fish.

    Additionally I was able to use a little splitshot and add a little weight to my hangers to keep the tension in windy conditions.



    It was fun. I enjoyed making them and they worked a treat.


    But then again. You dont know me and i dont need to explain myself to you, at least not my sense of creativity.
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    And yet you're here talking that trash to a complete stranger. Amazing.
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    Kind of ironic coming from somebody who says i 'will never create something new or come up with a new idea or be inventive' is it not? You judged me based on a single post i made.
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    Re-read that post I mentioned and this time imagine that someone else wrote it. Enough said.
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    Did you join the forum just to argue and put down people? wow.

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    Anyways, afaik there is not way of connecting kb and a mouse to a ps4 to play games (at least without going through quite a bit of work). I'm guessing you would need to map controller settings to the keyboard which I don't really know how it would be possible because of the analogue functions on the controller which when controlled by a kb I would imagine gameplay would be quite jerky without tinkering with settings and the hardware quite a bit.

    EDIT: nevermind, in the article n0tiert posted ;
    So yeh I guess it would be possible but it would take A LOT of hard work (for the average guy anyway).
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    I think he's OneMoar's twin brother - a person that ultimately knows more than most people on these forums but lacks people skills to properly communicate with others on a normal level
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    I was defending the OP, or did you not read everything and just jump to conclusions?
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    Funny that you mention irony and then create this post...
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    Damn, I'm tempted to get one myself. There is also the FragFX which is supposed to be a little better but at the cost of poorer build quality.
    User reviews say it is pretty good. A few bugs here and there but I guess that is to be expected when the games weren't designed for the product's use.

    Seems to be between $80-$120 depending on the shop (both fragFX and Aimon Elite).
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    xim4 looks very promising. No clue when it will be available though.
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    Funny that you can't read forum rules and edit your post in order to not double post and untidy threads. You joined, you attacked a member whilst simultaneously necro'ing a thread that has long since been abandoned, and are not providing anything to this community (positively) in doing so.

    You have been reported.

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