Can you use a controller with Street Fighter 6 on PC?

Can you use a controller with Street Fighter 6 on PC?
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Fans of Capcom’s upcoming release has got us wondering whether you can use a controller with Street Fighter 6 on PC.

The release of Street Fighter 6 is just around the corner, and with the news that the game is crossplay, many PC gamers want to know if it will be compatible with a controller. There are lots of reasons why gamers might want to play with a controller instead of a keyboard and mouse. As a fighting game, you can take advantage of a controller’s customizable buttons and many players will enjoy the familiarity it offers. It’s also much less labour intensive on your hands compared to a mouse and keyboard.

The good news is that you can use a controller with Street Fighter 6 on PC, though you might have to invest in an adapter if it doesn’t have a wireless option. If you’re using an old console controller, don’t be surprised if you run into issues. Make sure you’ve updated your firmware which may prevent compatibility with the latest version of Windows. Alternatively, you can check out our selection of the best controller and fight stick for Street Fighter 6 if you fancy an upgrade to the latest and greatest.

So, now that we’ve established you can use a controller with Street Fighter on PC, let’s go through how to connect your controller to Steam and Street Fighter 6.

How to connect your controller to Steam for Street Fighter 6?

Whether you’re trying to play Street Fighter 6 with an Xbox, PlayStation, or Switch controller, here’s how you can connect it in time for the game’s launch:

  1. Make sure your controller connects to your PC. You can check the connection by going to the devices tab on Windows.
  2. Next up, head over to Steam and open the settings tab at the top left corner.
  3. Select the controller tab and then select controller configuration settings to launch Steam in big-picture mode.
  4. Set up your controller according to the type of controller you have.

How to connect your controller to Street Fighter 6

Next up is to set up your controller specifically for Street Fighter 6. Let’s jump to it:

  1. Go to your Steam library and right-click on Street Fighter 6.
  2. Select the properties tab and go to controller
  3. You should find the controller you connected to Steam earlier configurated for Street Fighter 6 with general settings
  4. This is the part where you can customize your controller and remap the buttons on Steam if your controller allows it.

Hopefully, you’ve got through these steps without any issues – enjoy playing Street Fighter 6!