Google Stadia is rather flexible when it comes to controller connectivity. One shouldn’t worry about necessarily buying the service pack that comes with the controller or the Stadia controller itself as Stadia comes with the option to connect the controller of your utmost comfort. Given how popular PS4 is, we will teach you How to Use a Dualshock 4 Controller on Google Stadia if you own this controller.
How to Use a Dualshock 4 Controller on Google Stadia
Connecting your Dualshock 4 to Stadia is easy and you can get to game in no time using your own controller! In order to do this, the following steps must be followed.
Keeping in mind that you can connect the Dualshock 4 Controller with the Stadia app on your phone or you can use it on your PC, both have different ways of connection procedure
If you are interested in connecting Dualshock 4 with your phone follow this process below.
The controller must be turned off before proceeding so it is not paired with any other device. Bluetooth on your phone must be turned on. Now the controller has to be turned on by pressing the PlayStation Logo button and Options button simultaneously till the white light starts flashing.
The wireless controller will appear in the Bluetooth search area, tap on it. Open the Stadia app and you will see the PS4 generic controller saying “Supported controller linked” and you are good to go
As for PCs, the method is quite easy. You just need a cable that connects the Controller with the PC via USB port and the PC instantly recognizes it. Then you can open the STADIA website where you will see the controller is recognized by the website.
Even though the website says it’s a Stadia Controller but your DualShock 4 will work just fine and you are ready to game!
Stadia Controller itself will obviously provide the most amazing experience as it comes with the option to take screenshots and use Google assistant which will not work with the PS4 controller but in case you already own a controller and don’t want to spend money on another one, this guide will be useful.