Fix Remnant From the Ashes Not Detecting Gamepad, PS4 & Xbox One Controller

With the launch of the new DLC, Remnant has started to amass new players. A lot of these players are facing a problem which we all did when we first jumped to play – Remnant From the Ashes not detecting Gamepad, PS4 & Xbox One controller. Since, this is a shooting game, playing on a controller may not be the best option, but if you love the controller so much and cannot part with it, we have some fix that can get all types of controllers working in Remnant From the Ashes.

Fix Remnant From the Ashes Not Detecting Gamepad, PS4 & Xbox One Controller

But, before you proceed with the solutions, plug the controller in and try to play. No result? Restart the system and attempt to play again. If the issue persists, continue with the fixes.  

Fix 1: Use a Third-party Software

A common question gamers ask is does Epic Games Launcher support the ps4 controller? Many people believe that the launcher does not. This might be true as we have a lot of evidence from users who were unable to play games using the DualShock 4. However, by using third-party software like DS4Windows, you can use your PS4 controller to play Remnant From the Ashes. So, either download the software or read further for more ways you can play the game with the PlayStation controller. If you chose to use the software, ensure you have the latest version.

Fix 2: Change Steam Big Picture Mode

Changing the Big Picture Mode enables the controller to work with games. Here are the steps to change the Big Picture Mode in Steam.    

  1. Launch Steam from the desktop shortcut
  2. Click View on the top-left corner and select Big Picture Mode
  3. Click on Library. Click on Games under Browse and select Remnant From the Ashes
  4. Click on Manage Games with the Gear Icon under Your game
  5. From Steam Input, select Controller Options
  6. Click on the downward pointing arrow to expand the options for Chang the Steam Input Per-Game Settings, select Forced On and hit OK.

Relaunch the game after Steam restart and the controller not working in Remnant From the Ashes should be resolved. If the problem persists, try the next fix.

Fix 3: Change Steam General Controller Settings

Depending on the controller you are using whether the Xbox controller, DualShock, or Gamepad, you need to set the device on Steam. This can be done via the Controller Settings options. Here are the steps you need to follow.

  1. Launch Steam from the desktop shortcut
  2. Click Steam on the top-left corner and select Settings
  3. From the Setting menu, go to Controller
  4. Click on General Controller Settings
  5. Depending on the type of controller you wish to use, you can check PlayStation Configuration Support, Xbox Configuration Support, or the Generic Gamepad Configuration Support.
  6. Press Ok to save changes, exit from the Window and start the Remnant From the Ashes.

Most of the issues with controllers not working with Remnant From the Ashes will be fixed by the above three fixes. But, if you have any other weird problem with controllers or with the game, let us know about the error will complete description and we will do our best to draft a new article on your problem.

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