Drivers, which work with the XBox 360 controller as well, can be found for free on Github: 360Controller.

But from your question I gather it doesn’t.

Unfortunately, Microsoft, doesn’t feel the need to supply drivers for Mac users for their hardware, which is unfortunate and leaves the user with the mess to solve by themselves.

Please refresh the page and try again. Its says no device found though. :). So I assume it would work on 10.13.1 as well. the “Guide” button) on the game controller for it to switch on. Configuring for multiple games on your Mac.

Thanks for taking the time to post your feedback! For example the PS4 and Wii controllers and the newer white XBox One controllers (source). Other operating systems (Windows / Android / Linux) do not have this problem.

I was having this exact issue as well, running sierra. If you’re running macOS Catalina (10.15) or newer, and you’re considering an XBox One Controller, then please read the article “Bluetooth XBox One controller on a Mac” for more up to date info.

For example, for Half-Life 2, this would be: ~/Library/Application Support/Steam/SteamApps/common/Half-Life 2/hl2/cfg/. that’s great news! Used to be able to use xbox one wireless controller with the xbox 360 wireless controller driver installed. Can you use Thrustmaster flight sticks with the Mac ?

sorry to hear you’re running into issues.Your OS version should be fine, I recently tested it on macOS Sierra 10.12.4 (see this comment) and just now again on 10.12.5.I used this driver and it works well with the corded controller (I misplaced my wireless controller during the last move). There are good drivers for the XBox One Controller, but not for operating it wireless. Anyway I’ll go through above pages again. I have not encountered this problem.What I would try: disconnect controller and/or dongle, force reboot by keeping the power button pressed for about 5-6 seconds, and see that the Mac boots again. the green circle around the xbox controller only flashes it doesnt light up showing it is connected, i have the same issue im using a wired xbox 360 controller. I’m using OS X El Capitan so maybe thats why? Any controller paired with your Mac will no longer be paired to any Xbox, Apple TV, iPhone, or iPad that it had already been paired with. I hvae done everything right! What I get now is the Xbox360 panel in the system preference is showing the control, and the testing process works even having the circle around the Xbox button off. I did some reading in the issue list, and noticed that folks with non original (read: Microsoft) XBox 360 controllers show issues, and some folks seem to have issues in 10.12.5. the .dmg file. with Steam, I figured why not give it a try.

Since multiple folks run into the same issue with the wireless 360 controller (assuming you all use the original Microsoft controller); consider opening a support ticket on the GitHub page (link).

I got stuck on step 2 because the controller won’t connect.

We already do this, and still crashes at sleep. If so; which one?I’d like to triple check to make sure. >> Microsoft Wireless Controller & Receiver (or Wired Controller). Hi Hans, after testing the new version, here is what I’m experiencing. If you decide to test it, please let us know how that went!

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By connecting an Xbox 360 Controller to your Mac and mapping its buttons to keystrokes (or mouse actions), you can bring the console experience to your Mac without breaking the bank -- or a sweat. If so; consider connecting the 2nd controller to another USB port? Press the button on the USB receiver.Press the Connect button on the game controller.The circle around the Xbox button should light up one quarter of the circle indicating the controller number. I cant see to get it to work. miniWol is a simple, but effective application to send Wake On LAN to network devices. Paul is already working ??? After closing Geforce Now, I connected my XBox One controller with a USB cable to my 2016 MacBook (w/Touchbar) through a USB to USB-c adapter.Next I installed 360Controller while having my XBox One controller connected.

Since I do not have a clue where I left mine,… I’d probably test this on a Windows based machine first (or Bootcamp).If that works well (which I assume it will), switching to the Mac may (or may not) work as well. Just open Joystick Mapper and click “Add New Preset“, and a new window opens.

After a day of frustration, I returned it and tried a cheap wired replacement Playstation controller, which didn’t work with Steam or the game, buttons wouldn’t map right, and was fail.

For those who have an XBox One controller: good news.

In fact, I thought it was broken, but in the end, the system started up.

If the binding instructions are not working, try the following solutions: Ensure you’re within range (6 meters or less) of the adapter and it’s in line of sight to the controller.

Or from the original source? To use the preset, simply set a checkmark before the preferred preset (profile) you’ve created for the game you’re about to play. One thing you could look at is a tool like JoyStickMapper or Controllers.

Please, Help me.. For full flexibility of use, there are many tools and apps available which allow you to play any game with any Mac compatible joystick or controller – even the ones that are not compatible with joysticks. thanks for the link! You can now test all buttons on the controller to see if they work properly – there is not much else going on here, except that you can shutdown the controller (use the “Power off” button) …, MacOS X – Xbox 360 Controller Preferences, Well, I’m a Steam user, so the first thing I’d like to test are some of my favorite games like the “Half-Life 2” series – yes, I know it’s OLD, but I just love the Half-Life games and Half-Life 3 is still not available (I honestly doubt it will ever see the day of light, but I’m still hoping) …. With either controllers: try a different USB port (but you probably have already done this).if working with a USB-C adapter (for the newer MacBooks), try another USB-C adapter. could it be that you didn’t sync the controller and the USB dongle?See Step 2; Now follow these steps to get connect (one time only) your XBox 360 controller: The circle around the Xbox button should light up one quarter of the circle indicating the controller number. Tried a “PowerA” brand Xbox One wired controller- total fail. Thanks in advance.

Fancy yourself a writer and have a tech tip, handy computer trick, or "how to" to share? Remember, you can only pair controllers with one device at a time.

can anyone send me instructions on how to connect my controller to my mac? Visualizer: Have Some Fun and Start a Music Light Show on Your Mac! Now, please check your email.

With an Xbox Wireless Controller, press the Xbox button to turn on the controller. I’ve never tried Geforce Now – I had to even Google it to find out what it exactly does (how does game play go, latency wise and such?).

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Microsoft XBox 360 Wireless Controller for Windows. I was just trying to say that neither Apple nor Microsoft seem to provide the means to use such a controller on a Mac. Once checked simply start the game and you’re good to go!