How to Connect the Xbox One Controller to Your PC [Video]

I purchased an Xbox One from the Microsoft Online Store during a Black Friday deal. After using the controller for a few days, I’m starting to like it over the Xbox 360 pad. It feels more natural in my hands and my fingers feel more natural being on the triggers. Since it has a micro USB port on the top, I figured it would work by plugging it into my system and Microsoft would automatically download the drivers for me.

As it turns out, you need to manually download and install the drivers. Fortunately, Microsoft released these drivers on their website. I went ahead and made a video tutorial on how to install the controller for your PC.

Video Tutorial:

Xbox One Controller PC Drivers:
http://support.xbox.com/en-US/xbox-one/accessories/controller-pc-compatibility

Local Mirror:

Xbox One Controller Driver for x64

Xbox One Controller Driver for x86

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Yousef Shanawany

Yousef Shanawany

Living in the heart of Silicon Valley, Yousef is a tech reviewer and editor and enjoys reading about tech news around the world. As his primary focus is the video game industry, he also loves reading about mobile and tablet news, as well as other new emerging hardware technologies. Yousef graduated from San Jose State University, earning his Bachelors degree in Software Engineering. He spends most of his time reading, gaming, and programming.