Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas - Play with a Gamepad or Joystick

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Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas profile
Author: 
Pinnacle [Errol]
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This profile is compatible with any standard PC Gamepad, Xbox 360 Controller, Playstation (PS4, PS3, PSX), or any similar devices
Genre: Action-adventure, open world
Publisher: Rockstar Games
Developer: Rockstar North
Release Date: October 26, 2004
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Profile for Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas

Made for Steam version but can be used for any other.

NOTE: I've made this profile to work without doing any modding or adding any file/s to the game's directory.

All you need to do is make sure and select mouse & keys in the game's controller option. Leave keyboard controls as default and select mouse invert to off.

I added a sticky shift mode to the guide button so when pressed you can now drive, ride a bicycle or Motor-Cycle using the left trigger to go forward and the left analog stick to go left, right or back. Now it will be a bit tricky but you'll get accustomed to it very quickly. Press the Guide button again to release and you're back to normal. You can download the Game's Manual.

This game has been personally tested by me and I know it works awesome.


Both of the GTA:SA profiles below are for users that cannot or do not want to use SAAC with Pinnacle. If you wish to use the Pinnacle+SAAC profile, then go here: http://www.pinnaclegameprofiler.com/forum/showthread.php?t=210

Or you may wish to have a look here for info how to 'downgrade' your GTA:SA back to v1.0 (instead of v1.1) so then it can work with SAAC again...
http://www.pinnaclegameprofiler.com/forum/showthread.php?t=2326


Important NOTES:
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Using the files included in this download, you can achieve a near-perfect setup for using your XBOX 360 controller to play Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas. This setup is very similiar to the way the controller is setup on PS2 and XBOX consoles, and you can do everything from send Gang commands to changing the radio stations. Both triggers are working independently and both joysticks working. There are a few small limitations with this setup, but they can be overcome with SAAC as seen in this thread: http://www.pinnaclegameprofiler.com/forum/showthread.php?t=210 ... but this version of the profile was created to run without SAAC, so here are a few things to explain...

- There is no way to disable the DPad in GTA:SA, so although this profile maps the appropriate commands (like radio and gang commands) to the DPad... you will notice that the camera will move just a little bit when you tap the buttons. There is no way around this (without SAAC), but it's really not a big problem at all.

- When in 'Joystick' mode (auto-targeting), GTA does not respond to the mouse... which means that the right-stick camera had to be mapped to the numpad keys instead, which means it's a digital signal instead and analog sensitivity is lost.

- When in 'Mouse+Keyboard' mode (manual targeting), GTA does not allow auto-targeting... that means if you want to be able to auto-target then you will have to use the auto-target profile in 'Joystick' mode instead.
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Both profiles are found below, so you can choose whichever suits your liking...
Using the files attached in the download below, you can achieve a perfect setup for using your XBOX 360 controller to play Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas. This setup is very similiar to the way the controller is setup on PS2 and XBOX consoles, and you can do everything from send Gang commands to changing the radio stations. Both triggers are working independently and both joysticks work with full analog. It's all here. To get all these things working at the same time you need to use 2 things. First is a program called SAAC, and second is your Pinnacle Game Profiler. Here's all you have to do to play...

1.) First IMPORT the "gta-xbox360.pin" file into your Pinnacle Game Profiler.

2.) Run the SAAC.EXE file. Keep it running while you are playing.

3.) Run GTA (you can start it through Pinnacle, or through the GTA desktop icon)

NOTE #1: It really doesn't matter if you start SAAC.EXE before or after you start Grand Theft Auto, it's just easier this way.

NOTE #2: You should already see "XBOX 360 for Windows (Controller)" selected in the box in the upper-right and the box in the lower-left on the SAAC window. If not then you just need to select them.




If you cannot or do not wish to use this Pinnacle+SAAC profile, then have a look at this thread for a Pinnacle-only version...
http://www.pinnaclegameprofiler.com/forum/showthread.php?t=1215


Or you may wish to have a look here for info how to 'downgrade' your GTA:SA back to v1.0 (instead of v1.1) so then it can work with SAAC again...
http://www.pinnaclegameprofiler.com/forum/showthread.php?t=2326



Also here is a post that might help Win7 users... it was in the middle of this thread so I copied it here...
I haven't actually tested this myself, but it should probably be safe, still I can't say for sure...
[QUOTE=jackrobot;52288]Hi all.

This is for anyone having trouble getting SAAC to work with windows 7.

You need some dll's from XP SP3 and a kind guy named Fox The Sly made a little fix for those too lazy to copy & register those dlls.

Heres the download link http://www.sendspace.com/file/hvo246

Just run "as Administrator" and it will do the job for you and SAAC should work as normal.[/QUOTE]
Here is my profile for GTA San Andreas it is really similar to the console but not identical. It works very well and does not require the use of other software like SAAC.

Made with Madcatz 360 controller should work with all standard 12 button gamepads

However for this profile to function correctly you will need to do several things.
1. Copy Dinput8.dll to the game directory (to block native support)
2. Set the Configuration (in game) to mouse + keys
3. Remap the controls as follows


It is strongly advised you don't play with the Keyboard and Mouse after setting the Controls Up like This. Here is a full list of the Controls.

A=Sprint (Hold), Accept (Menu), Fire (In Car)
B=Fire Weapon/Attack
X=Jump, Block (When Targeting), Handbrake (In Car)
Y=Enter/Exit Vehicle, Action Button
LB=Previous Weapon, Target, Radio Station (In Car), Look Left (In Car) (Hold)
RB=Next Weapon, Target, Radio Station (In Car), Look Right (In Car (Hold)
Back=Change View
Start=Pause Game
LSBTN=Crouch, Horn (In Car)
RSBTN=Look Behind, Submission (In Car)
D-Pad Left=Conversation:YES, Trip Skip (In Car), Navigate Right (Menu)
D-Pad Right=Conversation:NO, User Track Skip (In Car), Navigate Left (Menu)
D-Pad Up=Group Control Forward, Steer Up (In Car), Zoom In (When Shooting), Navigate Up (Menu)
D-Pad Down=Group Control Backward, Steer Down (In Car), zoom Out (When Shooting), Navigate Down (Menu)
Left Stick= Left:[A], Right:[D], Up:[W], Down:[S] Advanced:
Hello, I have worked hard on this Gta SA game profile, and I would like to share it with you! I hope you like it!
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