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Players of Genshin Impact's PC version can use PS4 Controllers in the game. Learn the details on how to set up PS4 controllers for Genshin Impact's PC version, and whether the Mobile version supports controller usage.

Can Controllers be Used in Genshin Impact?

Native PS4 Controller Support Available for PC


PS4 Controllers can be used in the PC version of Genshin Impact. This lets you play this adventure as smoothly as possible while keeping important controls within easy reach.

Mobile Controller Support Not Available

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As of this time, mobile controller support in Genshin Impact's mobile version is not possible. While your smartphone may be able to pair with wireless controllers, the game will not be able to detect them.

How to Set Up Controllers in Genshin Impact

Via USB Cable

Your controller needs to be plugged into your PC's USB port for it to be recognized. Here's how to set up the controlle

  • Plug the controller's USB cable into your PC or laptop's USB port.
  • Launch Genshin Impact and open the Settings page by pressing the Esc key.
  • Go to Controls, click the drop down menu on Control Type and select Controller.

Via Bluetooth Connection

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If you are using Windows 10, open the Start Menu and go to Bluetooth and Other Devices Settings, then switch on your Bluetooth connection.

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Click Add Bluetooth or other Device, select Bluetooth and then click Wireless Controller. Make sure that your wireless controller is turned on and discoverable.

When you launch Genshin Impact, go to Controls, click the drop down menu on Control Type and select Controller.

Benefits of using Controllers in Genshin Impact's PC version

Controllers have the advantage of keeping important keys close to your fingers, letting you execute actions faster. You also have better control with moving, thanks to the analog sticks.

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