WHY. PS4 controller input lag

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  1. EarlAB
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    WHY is there so much input lag on the dualshock 4 compared to the DS3 / XBONE Controller?
    Is there anything I can do to minimize it?
     
  2. z10m

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    there shouldnt be any noticable lag compared to DS3 or XB1 controllers..
    atleast i cant see any difference between DS3 and DS4.
    connection problem/interference maybe.?
    Also what kind of lag are you referring to.? because to me lag is when your controller is slow at registering buttons pressed.
    What I noticed tho is that some games do not register 100% analog stick movement and for example camera movement is slow.
     
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    there isn't
     
  4. EarlAB
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    All buttons have a 2-3 second delay in registering, but only in certain games.
    It bugs the crap out of me.
     
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    Sounds like a TV problem to me.
     
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    I 2nd this

    Do you have a "Game" mode on your TV? Have you ever tried enabling it? It s a special setting on most TVs now-days that reduces the input lag for faster paced/fighting games.
     
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    If you find it unacceptably laggy (even if others don't), use it with a USB cable instead of wirelessly. I know the included cable is short, but you can either get a longer micro USB cable or a USB extension cable. Just make sure you plug it into the PS4 and not a wall charger or something, as that's fine for charging, but useless for what you're trying.
     
  8. EarlAB
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    I don't know if there's a game mode but I can double check next time. I have it enabled on my upstairs TV.
    Secondly, the main TV is only about a year old (in terms of possession, don't know if it's used) so it shouldn't be malfunctioning.
    Third, it only happens in Warframe (solo), all Star Wars Classics, Injustice: Gods Among Us UE, and Star Wars Battlefront.
    Infamous: Second Son and Black Ops 3 work fine.
     
  9. Hiroshi21

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    Could also be bluetooth or wireless interference.. Is your device near any other wireless devices in your house? I had a similar issue with Black Ops 3 only... turns out I moved my console away from a new wireless router, and that resolved my issues.
     
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    ir interferes with bluetooth?
     
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    I'm sorry, not IR. LOL It's early. I meant Bluetooth.
     
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    DirecTV genie is nearby so that may be it. However, I haven't noticed it much anymore. Maybe I'm used to it now. If it pops up again I'll let you know.
     
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    only happens to me in one game.

    spelunkerworld
     
  14. lebrawurschd

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    yeah could be a broken crontroller tv settings or some kind of broken ps4 software you should try to
    -Set TV to game mode if possible
    -Try a different Controller mabe from a friend.
    -Or make backups from youre ps4 reinstall the firmware -> https://www.playstation.com/en-us/support/system-updates/ps4/#newinstallation (official link to sonys hp dont use the big download button use this file hidden in the text http://dus01.ps4.update.playstation...b94028b3df04862c95f0c525c91ed73/PS4UPDATE.PUP
    files should be something about 800 mb i gues.

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