How to play The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim on a PC using a PS3 controller.

Can I play Skyrim on a PC with a PS3 controller?

If you’re trying to get the most out of your Skyrim gaming experience, this is probably a question you should ask yourself.

Mainly because, the answer is yes!

The above video tutorial will show you how to download and install the MotionJoy PS3 Controller Drivers for PC.

I also demonstrate playing Skyrim on my PC while connected to a 46″ flatscreen TV using the PS3 controller.

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The primary advantage of playing Skyrim with this game setup is that PCs and computers can render much better graphics than the PS3 or Xbox360 can.

By installing the PS3 controller drivers for your PC version of Skyrim, you get the graphics of a PC but the user interface and controls of a console. It doesn’t get any better!

It does take a little bit of work to get everything setup but it is definitely worth it.

As I state in the video multiple times, make sure you disable driver signature enforcement by holding F8 when computer boots up.

If you forget to do this, the PS3 drivers will not install correctly on your computer. If you shutdown your computer after playing, you will have to hold F8 and select that option on every boot.


Anson Alexander

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