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How to Fix Controller Not Working Issues in Just Die Already (PC Version)

Developer DoubleMoose’s simulation video game Just Die Already has officially arrived on PC. The game was initially released on PlayStation and Xbox consoles last year. After being a console-exclusive game for a year, many PC gamers have immediately jumped in and started conquering the world of Just Die Already. Just like any other PC game, Just Die Already also features controller support. However, it seems that there are players who have been getting some issues while using controllers in the game.

Just a day after the game’s launch, we have already received lots of questions and queries about how to fix the unresponsive controller in the PC version of Just Die Already. Here’s an example of the problem that we received:

Help! I have a PlayStation 4 controller and I want to use it to play Just Die Already on PC. But when I connect it on my computer and tried to use it in the game, it just didn’t work. None of the buttons are working. Even the analog stick are also not working. How can I fix this?

Sent by Mark

Apart from the PlayStation 4 controllers, it seems even owners of Xbox controllers and generic controllers are also having some issues with the Just Die Already.

Hey, my Xbox One controller is not working on Just Die Already, but it works on other games that uses controllers. I’m not sure what’s the problem. Can you help me fix this issue?

Sent by Norman

I just installed Just Die Already hoping to experience the game on PC. The game works fine when I use keyboard but I prefer to use controller. I am using Logitech F710 and I have the latest driver for this controller. After I insert the controller using USB, it doesn’t work on Just Die Already. Any help to fix this?

Sent by Shady

As you can see, there are lots of players who have the same problem as you have – controllers are not working on Just Die Already. Fortunately, we have found a solution that will help you fix this issue in the game. Below, we have compiled the most effective methods to fix the controller issues on Just Die Already (PC version).

How to Fix Not Working Controller in Just Die Already

Before we start with the main troubleshooting, let’s try first the most basic method to fix this issue. Depending on which controller you are using to play Just Die Already, make sure that the controller support is enabled on Steam. Here’s how to enable it:

  1. Launch the Steam application.
  2. Go to the Settings by clicking the Steam option on the upper-left of the program.
  3. Go to the Controller section.
  4. Click the General Controller Settings button and a new window should appear.
  5. From there, tick the box corresponding to the controller you are using.

Steam Controller Support

For example, if you are using a PlayStation controller, simply tick the box next to the PlayStation Configuration Support option.

Just close the window to save changes. The next thing you have to do is run the game and see if the issue has been solved. Are your controllers still unresponsive? Then let’s try the next method below.

Update Your Controller Drivers

Just like any other external peripherals, there’s a chance that your computer doesn’t have the driver dedicated to your controller. That is one of the reasons why your controller is not working in Just Die Already. If you know the manufacturer of your device, simply visit their website and download the drivers needed. You can even ask their support for the correct driver version that you can use.

Third-Party Controller Support

Another method to fix your controller is by using third-party controller software. There are a lot of gamepad controllers out there, but in this guide, we highly recommend the following as we have already tested them all.

Please note that we are not associated with any of the third-party controllers that we mentioned here. The list above is based on our very own experience when we used their product.

Are you still having problems with your controllers while playing Just Die Already? Feel free to visit Just Die Already’s community page on Steam and see if other players can help you out.

By Earl Stewart

Earl is one of those gamers who will play almost any new games. But he more prefers playing FPS and open world games.