Xbox 360 Controller Driver

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Xbox 360 Controller Driver is a simple driver that allows you to use the Xbox 360 controller on Windows PCs and thus, play video games with the controller rather than the keyboard. It was created by Microsoft. In this article, we discuss some of the app's key features, as well as some additional information.

Key features

Here are some of the driver’s main features:

  • No keyboard: once you install the Xbox 360 controller, you won’t need your keyboard to play - this can be especially useful for gamers who are new to PC gaming and aren’t at ease with the keyboard controls.
  • Quick and easy: connecting your controller is easy and simple, and it takes no time. Once the installation is done, you won’t have to go through the same process every time.
  • New experience: some games just aren’t optimized for keyboard gaming and are better with a controller. Also, even if you are used to playing with a keyboard, trying the Xbox 360 controller on your PC can bring you a whole new experience to a given game.
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How Does the Xbox 360 Controller Driver work?

Simply plug in your hardware, install the driver, and your controller will automatically be detected by your PC.

For Windows 8, 8.1, and 10, when you connect the Xbox 360 controller to your PC, the software will automatically install.

Is Xbox 360 Controller Driver safe?

The driver seems as safe as any other Microsoft product.

Is Xbox 360 Controller Driver free?

You can download and install this driver for free.