pstv retroarch 3rd party controllers?

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  1. PlaystationTV
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    has anybody tried nes/snes adapters to use original controllers on the pstv/retroarch or those cheap usb nes controllers


    or even 8bitdo controllers ?
     
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    Before this is possible, we'd need a USB HID driver, which doesn't seem to exist on the PSTV just yet. There is a USB Mass Storage driver however, and a Bluetooth HID driver, so perhaps you should look into Bluetooth peripherals.
     
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    I forgot
    8BitDo controllers are a definite maybe, the NES30 Pro (which I own) had a firmware update that added PS3 support. It's possible that you could pair the NES30 Pro with a PSTV, since AFAIK most third party DS3 controllers work fine with it.

    Unfortunately, I don't own a PSTV or know anyone who does locally, so I wouldn't be able to test it for sure.
     
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    Actually, that does make sense. If the PSTV didn't have a USB HID driver, it couldn't sync the PS3 and PS4 controllers. I didn't even think of that. Awesome that it does work though!
     
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    I want to play shovel knight with a wired nes controller USB or original
    Anybody try it out ?