How to use Nintendo Switch Pro Controller for Epic Games Store Games

Gaming is one of the best ways for entertainment, either it’s gaming console or PC or laptop, the gaming experience is quite different on each system respectively. We can even enjoy gaming with our friends on the same console by playing 2 player games, but this situation is quite different on the PC. Some games do support 2 player mode on PC but we need to play on the same keyboard and it’s quite bothering.

In this article, we’ll be discussing how you can use Nintendo Switch Pro Controller for Epic Games Store Games. Just follow the explanatory guide that we’ve managed to prepared for you. The Nintendo Switch Pro controller can be used on the game purchased from Epic Games Store, but this is not enabled by default. Here’s how you can do that.

How to use Nintendo Switch Pro Controller for Epic Games Store Games

How to use Nintendo Switch Pro Controller for Epic Games Store Games

Let me inform you that, not every controller is supported for gamepads like the Nintendo Switch controller. Luckily, the Nintendo Switch Pro controller does work on Epic launcher. For that, we need to add Epic Games Store to Steam. Then we can able to access the controller.

How to add Epic Games Store to Steam

  1. Visit Steam and open Library
  2. Click on the Add Game button in the bottom left
  3. Select Add a Non-Steam Game
  4. Click on browse > navigate to the folder at the place where the game is installed. For eg. C:\Program Files\Epic Games\
  5. Find and select the executable (*.exe) for the game to add
  6. Select the game > and click on Add Selected Programs

Once done, the Epic storefront will be loaded to Steam. You can now play the game using different gamepads like DualShock 4, Dualsense, Xbox 360, Xbox One, Xbox Series X\S along with a Steam controller.

Assign the Switch Pro Controller to Steam

  1. Visit Steam > click Steam located in the upper-left corner > and go to settings
  2. Select the controller option located at the left sidebar
  3. Click on General Controller Settings
  4. Turn on the toggle for Switch Pro Configuration support
  5. You can toggle the visible controller layout option
  6. Close the settings and click on Ok
  7. Now, you can enjoy playing games.

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Hrishi is a B.S.E IT/Sales graduate from Mumbai who went on to work in neither of those fields in the end. It happens. He's a freelance writer, loves to travel, experiencing the things with that money which surprise him. Hrishi loved to watch anime, movies and listening to music but this doesn't mean he's a hikikomori. He always believes that there's so much in those things that we miss out on every day.

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