Pro Controller supports PC without any extra software

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  1. xtheman
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    So according to this tweet the Switch Pro Controller works on PC (likely as dinput).
    I might just hunting down one in the future thanks to this feature alone.

    Edit: Video
     
    Last edited by xtheman, Feb 28, 2017
  2. osaka35

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    Good news! Hopefully it'll be fine with dolphin, though those digital triggers won't work well with sunshine.
     
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    I'm glad that nintendo is finally realizing that their controllers will be worth more if they support pc.
     
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  4. VinLark

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    Nice, but i'll stick with my Xbox controller, Gamecube and Wii U pro
     
  5. Xzi

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    Excellent, that makes 5 USB controllers that'll work with my PC. Two XB1, two Shield TV.
     
  6. Sketchy1

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    so nintendo suddenly looking @ pc?
    im actually surprised
     
  7. Yil

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    Well, I get 3 pc compatible controllers with the pro controller.
     
  8. xtheman
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    ???
    Bump, new video
     
  9. knubie

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    Looks like the gyros and rumble don't work out of the box.

    I'd be interested in writing a custom driver for this but I have never done that before so I'm not sure where to even start.
     
  10. WiiUBricker

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    It would be more interesting if someone can get the Joy-Cons to work on a PC.
     
  11. AlanLC

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    I want Gyroscopy Working
     
  12. froggestspirit

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    someone did, but one joy-con per player. (could probably be worked around with a special driver or mapper).

    Nintendo is smart to make this PC compatible, as it provides no cons, and more incentive to buy one.
     
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  13. toomanyluigis

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    will this work on windows 7? All videos seem to show windows8/10
     
  14. knubie

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    Over the weekend I started playing around with the pro controller and was able to get the HID Report Descriptor for it:

    Code:
    0x05, 0x01,        // Usage Page (Generic Desktop Ctrls)
    0x09, 0x05,        // Usage (Game Pad)
    0xA1, 0x01,        // Collection (Application)
    0x06, 0x01, 0xFF,  //   Usage Page (Vendor Defined 0xFF01)
    0x85, 0x21,        //   Report ID (33)
    0x09, 0x21,        //   Usage (0x21)
    0x75, 0x08,        //   Report Size (8)
    0x95, 0x30,        //   Report Count (48)
    0x81, 0x02,        //   Input (Data,Var,Abs,No Wrap,Linear,Preferred State,No Null Position)
    0x85, 0x30,        //   Report ID (48)
    0x09, 0x30,        //   Usage (0x30)
    0x75, 0x08,        //   Report Size (8)
    0x95, 0x30,        //   Report Count (48)
    0x81, 0x02,        //   Input (Data,Var,Abs,No Wrap,Linear,Preferred State,No Null Position)
    0x85, 0x31,        //   Report ID (49)
    0x09, 0x31,        //   Usage (0x31)
    0x75, 0x08,        //   Report Size (8)
    0x96, 0x69, 0x01,  //   Report Count (361)
    0x81, 0x02,        //   Input (Data,Var,Abs,No Wrap,Linear,Preferred State,No Null Position)
    0x85, 0x32,        //   Report ID (50)
    0x09, 0x32,        //   Usage (0x32)
    0x75, 0x08,        //   Report Size (8)
    0x96, 0x69, 0x01,  //   Report Count (361)
    0x81, 0x02,        //   Input (Data,Var,Abs,No Wrap,Linear,Preferred State,No Null Position)
    0x85, 0x33,        //   Report ID (51)
    0x09, 0x33,        //   Usage (0x33)
    0x75, 0x08,        //   Report Size (8)
    0x96, 0x69, 0x01,  //   Report Count (361)
    0x81, 0x02,        //   Input (Data,Var,Abs,No Wrap,Linear,Preferred State,No Null Position)
    0x85, 0x3F,        //   Report ID (63)
    0x05, 0x09,        //   Usage Page (Button)
    0x19, 0x01,        //   Usage Minimum (0x01)
    0x29, 0x10,        //   Usage Maximum (0x10)
    0x15, 0x00,        //   Logical Minimum (0)
    0x25, 0x01,        //   Logical Maximum (1)
    0x75, 0x01,        //   Report Size (1)
    0x95, 0x10,        //   Report Count (16)
    0x81, 0x02,        //   Input (Data,Var,Abs,No Wrap,Linear,Preferred State,No Null Position)
    0x05, 0x01,        //   Usage Page (Generic Desktop Ctrls)
    0x09, 0x39,        //   Usage (Hat switch)
    0x15, 0x00,        //   Logical Minimum (0)
    0x25, 0x07,        //   Logical Maximum (7)
    0x75, 0x04,        //   Report Size (4)
    0x95, 0x01,        //   Report Count (1)
    0x81, 0x42,        //   Input (Data,Var,Abs,No Wrap,Linear,Preferred State,Null State)
    0x05, 0x09,        //   Usage Page (Button)
    0x75, 0x04,        //   Report Size (4)
    0x95, 0x01,        //   Report Count (1)
    0x81, 0x01,        //   Input (Const,Array,Abs,No Wrap,Linear,Preferred State,No Null Position)
    0x05, 0x01,        //   Usage Page (Generic Desktop Ctrls)
    0x09, 0x30,        //   Usage (X)
    0x09, 0x31,        //   Usage (Y)
    0x09, 0x33,        //   Usage (Rx)
    0x09, 0x34,        //   Usage (Ry)
    0x16, 0x00, 0x00,  //   Logical Minimum (0)
    0x27, 0xFF, 0xFF, 0x00, 0x00,  //   Logical Maximum (65535)
    0x75, 0x10,        //   Report Size (16)
    0x95, 0x04,        //   Report Count (4)
    0x81, 0x02,        //   Input (Data,Var,Abs,No Wrap,Linear,Preferred State,No Null Position)
    0x06, 0x01, 0xFF,  //   Usage Page (Vendor Defined 0xFF01)
    0x85, 0x01,        //   Report ID (1)
    0x09, 0x01,        //   Usage (0x01)
    0x75, 0x08,        //   Report Size (8)
    0x95, 0x30,        //   Report Count (48)
    0x91, 0x02,        //   Output (Data,Var,Abs,No Wrap,Linear,Preferred State,No Null Position,Non-volatile)
    0x85, 0x10,        //   Report ID (16)
    0x09, 0x10,        //   Usage (0x10)
    0x75, 0x08,        //   Report Size (8)
    0x95, 0x30,        //   Report Count (48)
    0x91, 0x02,        //   Output (Data,Var,Abs,No Wrap,Linear,Preferred State,No Null Position,Non-volatile)
    0x85, 0x11,        //   Report ID (17)
    0x09, 0x11,        //   Usage (0x11)
    0x75, 0x08,        //   Report Size (8)
    0x95, 0x30,        //   Report Count (48)
    0x91, 0x02,        //   Output (Data,Var,Abs,No Wrap,Linear,Preferred State,No Null Position,Non-volatile)
    0x85, 0x12,        //   Report ID (18)
    0x09, 0x12,        //   Usage (0x12)
    0x75, 0x08,        //   Report Size (8)
    0x95, 0x30,        //   Report Count (48)
    0x91, 0x02,        //   Output (Data,Var,Abs,No Wrap,Linear,Preferred State,No Null Position,Non-volatile)
    0xC0,              // End Collection
    
    // 170 bytes
    It looks like gyro inputs are missing (which is to be expected). Anyone have any ideas of where to go next with this?
     
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