Does X3 have full controller support?

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Does X3 have full controller support?

Post by Tamina » Thu, 15. Mar 18, 18:25

With "fully" I mean not using mouse or keyboard even once!
Can I plug my computer to the TV and just play on the couch?


And because I have already googled the answer before: With controller I mean neither a joystick nor HOTAs nor X9ThousandUberEnthusiastWhatsoever:
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Post by Timsup2nothin » Thu, 15. Mar 18, 18:34

I'm going to take a guess here, since I don't really know...but to get TOTAL no mouse or keyboard is probably going to take some sort of third party controller profiler.
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Post by X2-Illuminatus » Thu, 15. Mar 18, 18:51

Both X3TC and X3AP come with native controller support. I'm pretty sure that the controller the standard mapping was designed for was an X-Box controller, but do not ask me which exactly. Whether you can play comfortable completely without a keyboard or mouse probably depends on your playing style. I would guess that due to the limited amount of keys you will have to go more often through the menu hierarchy, instead of pressing a shortcut.
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Post by wathman00 » Thu, 15. Mar 18, 19:16

Playing may be doable without keyboard, but I'd hate to manage an empire without the ability to rename ships.

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Post by Tamina » Thu, 15. Mar 18, 20:42

Thanks guys :D
Renaming ships shouldn't be a problem with a virtual keyboard if nescessary.

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Post by DrSuperEvil » Fri, 16. Mar 18, 17:29

Using a controller has the advantage of being able to fly and aim in different directions however I would advise still having a keyboard for hotkeys in combination with a controller.

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Post by Tamina » Sun, 18. Mar 18, 20:10

It turns out the controller is not an issue but instead ui scaling and font size.

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Post by Timsup2nothin » Sun, 18. Mar 18, 23:46

Tamina wrote:It turns out the controller is not an issue but instead ui scaling and font size.
OUCH!!!
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