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    I just installed Watch Dogs but I can't play it with my old MS Sidewinder, it does nothing at all in all settings.
    My old MS sidewinder has only 7 buttons lol :D :p , works fine on GTA IV with "classic" control settings though. I haven't bought a new gamepad in years. I found a few wireless, so thats what I would like , any suggestions? Thanks :)
    Preferably NOT white.

    O yeah, I live in Europe by the way..
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    What about a wired Xbox 360 pad? Most PC games are configured for those out of the box nowadays.

    There's also the logitech F310/510 which is an equivalent but as far as I can tell they're worse than the old logitech pads (Dual Action, Dual Rumble, etc). It has huuugeee dead zones, racing games are almost unplayable. Sold it and kept my old trusty Dual Action for DirectInput games.

    For Xinput games I use my wired 360
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    Ok I'll check out the Xbox 360 pad.
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    Can't load the link for some reason, just make sure that the receiver is included. Most wireless Xbox 360 pads are meant for use with the 360 console, for windows you also need a receiver which is sold separately.
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    I just read it comes with a charge cable, USB receiver and 2 AA batteries.
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    Xbox One controller then get a 6ft Micro USB cable for it to plug into your system. Microsoft just released drivers for it.
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    I can confirm that the wireless 360 controller and receiver work great. It works wonderfully in every game I've tried it with. It took me weeks trying to find a receiver for it, in the end i just had to buy another controller that happened to come with a receiver. I had to order it from the UK too. It also has the bonus of working as a 360 controller for when friends come over (stating the obvious here haha). This would be the same for the One controller too as Phenom pointed out.

    Also i could be completely wrong, but I think the Xbox one controller can work with bluetooth? Or am I getting mixed up with the ds3 or ds4?
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    I have sent a message on that website to ask if it includes a receiver and charge cable and batteries, waiting for answer now.
    As they sell it as a wireless gamepad the receiver should be included.
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    Yeh it should come with the receiver. The picture shows red packaging with 'windows' explicitly labelled on it. So assuming the picture is the same as the physical version, then it should be all good. Xbox 360 only controllers come in green or white and green or black and green packaging from what I've seen and they don't have 'windows' labelled on the packaging. Good idea to check first like you have.
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    My wired Xbox 360 pad works as good as the pad gets with WD.
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    I bought the one in the red packaging because it is designed for windows and it came with the reciever and 2 duracell batteries.

    The one you linked looks exactly the same as the one i bought so It should come with the wireless reciever and 2 duracell batteries, there will be no USB cable because they do not give you a rechargeable batterie pack.
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    I was talking about this one now: http://www.buurtnerds.nl/xbox-contr...cpc&utm_campaign=beslist&utm_content=default2
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    Xbox one controller sucks + you must use cable on PC

    xbox 360 controller much more better, take it. =) ( and it's wireless)
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    Yes the xbox 360 pad is cheaper, I might go for this one.
    I did not get a message yet from that other website, waiting for that first.
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    Just noticed this in the product discription for the wireless xbox360 pad on the site you linked.
    http://www.mediamarkt.nl/mcs/produc...r-Windows,10259,482754,191495.html?langId=-11
    Package Contents: Charge cable, USB receiver and two AA alkaline batteries

    If that is what you get then the cable is a bonus because i never got that with mine.
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    Yes thats correct, and it is weird that MS has sold wireless gamepads without wireless receiver, how stupid is that.
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    One version for xbox 360 and another one for PC.
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    It's not weird, You can actualy use the normal xbox360 wireless pads on this windows wireless receiver you get so if you can just get the wireless pads on there own for cheaper then it makes sense.

    The receiver you get can be used for 4 pads.
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    You can buy the reciever seperate on Amazon UK.

    http://www.amazon.co_uk/dp/B000MGVAAQ/?tag=tec053-21

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