Fix: God of War Xbox or PS5 Controller Not Working

God of War is an action-adventure video game franchise developed by Santa Monica Studio and published by PlayStation PC LLC, available for PS4 and PS5 only. Plenty of errors or bugs are troubling the players on PC and Xbox. Meanwhile, several players are experiencing the God of War Xbox or PS5 controller not working, which is pretty much irritating.

Now, if you’re one of them, don’t worry because we’ve mentioned a couple of possible workarounds for you that should going to help you out. It’s needless to say that the next generation games like God of War require precision control so players can shoot accurately on the head or chest to kill the enemy. The problem is that even though the keyboard and mouse input works fine, the console controller (analog sticks) doesn’t do well enough.

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How to Fix God of War Xbox or PS5 Controller Not Working Guide

To make it more real or feel practical while using the controllers, players can set vibration feedback for the same. But it’s quite unfortunate that while using the Xbox or PS5 console controller, it gets disconnected consistently or quite often which is nothing but frustrating. In some cases, even though the controller seems connected, it doesn’t work at all which is another issue for the God of War players.

According to some reports online, there are a couple of possible issues in terms of the controller, such as the controller not working, the controller suddenly stopping working, the controller getting disconnected, or the controller not detected at all. The affected players have claimed these reports that even a PlayStation controller or Xbox controller.

Initially, it seems that the game has some bug that eventually prevents or conflicts with the controllers from running properly. Well, there is a workaround available that has already fixed this particular controller-related issue for some affected players. So, we’ve mentioned it below and recommend our readers to try it out once. However, it’s worth noting that this workaround may not work for everyone.

Now, whether you’re using a PS4 or PS4 controller and linked up with DS4Windows, it somehow keeps saying that the controller disconnected please reconnect a controller, then make sure to do something to check whether it has been fixed or not.

  • Just properly connect your PS4/PS5 controller > Link up with DS4Windows.
  • Now, open the DS4Windows Settings menu > Enable the “Hide DS4 Controller” option.
  • Finally, save changes, and reboot the device to apply changes immediately.

As mentioned already, this particular solution worked for a couple of affected God of War players facing issues with the controller. However, if this workaround doesn’t help you, try updating your game to the latest version. Alternatively, you can try out some other third-party controller support such as reWASD or Xpadder, Pinnacle Game Profiler, or Keysticks.

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Other than that, you can do nothing now except wait until the developers come up with a patch fix. So, till then, stay tuned for more info.

That’s it, guys. We assume this guide was helpful to you. For further queries, you can comment below.

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