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Final Fantasy VIII - Play with a PS4 Gamepad
(on your PC)

instantly add PlayStation 4 controller support to any PC game - PS4 Dual Shock wired or wireless

PS4 controllers work on most PC games, but Final Fantasy VIII may not support it properly.
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Final Fantasy VIII Controller Support for PS4 Gamepads
  • Use your PS4 controller on a PC
  • Software supports any gamepad
  • Easy to setup in a few minutes
  • Advanced customization options
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This profile is compatible with any standard PC Gamepad, Xbox 360 Controller, Playstation (PS4, PS3, PSX), or any similar devices
A Profile I made for the default layout of the steam version with the original PS controls (at least what I think is right after looking online, never played it on PS), same controls for Xbox 360 and the one I use with my 360 controller.
I also named every command so it will be easier for you to change.

This is the first time I have uploaded a profile so I hope I didn't do anything wrong :roll:
Playing Final Fantasy VIII with Xbox 360 Controller – Method can also be used with FFVII

EDIT: I have created a Profile that mimics the PSX controller, including the use of triggers. If you downloaded the old version, please see updated directions below and download the new file.

I was having issues with the default setup using the XB360 Wireless controller analog sticks with Final Fantasy VIII. The dead-zone could not be set and the (slightly wobbly) XB360 control sticks were causing the player/cursor to move even when centered. This method can fix the issue and make choosing the wrong menu options a thing of the past. Tested with 3 new wireless XB360 controllers and set an acceptable dead-zone (30%)

I can also make one for Final Fantasy VII PC if requested.

NOTE: Both thumbsticks and D-Pad can be used for movement.

1) Plug In Dongle/Turn On/Start Controller, Run FF8Config.exe located in the Final Fantasy VIII folder.

2) Click on Input tab.

3) Set ‘Control Type’ to “Controller� - Leave Keyboard button settings at Default.

4) Change controller buttons according to pictures below:

You can also change buttons In-Game:

...through the ‘Config Menu’ – When Set to “Customize.�

The controls are as follows (in the order listed for all three menus):
B1 (A)
B4 (Y)
B3 (X)
B2 (B)
B5 (LB)
B6 (RB)
B9* (Left Thumbstick Button Press)
B10* (Right Thumbstick Button Press)

B7 – End (BACK)
B8 – Default (START)

*B9 and B10 will not be used- the Left and Right Triggers will control these functions.

5) Download the following PGP Configurations and Enjoy!
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