Windows 10: xbox series x controller via bluetooth not recognized in games

Discus and support xbox series x controller via bluetooth not recognized in games in Windows 10 Gaming to solve the problem; I bought an xbox series x controller not xbox one from someone who had an elite and don't need the new controller. I'm sure it's authentic. I can... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Gaming' started by icefox1983, Nov 9, 2020.

  1. xbox series x controller via bluetooth not recognized in games


    I bought an xbox series x controller not xbox one from someone who had an elite and don't need the new controller. I'm sure it's authentic. I can connect it to my windows 10 pc via bluetooth and it appears as an xbox wireless controller.


    However in all games it is not recognized as an xbox controller but a generic bluetooth "18 don't remember the exact number button controller with HAT" or something. And it doesn't work in any of my games.


    Is this a known issue or did I do something wrong? It feels like either the controller is so new windows doesn't know it yet, or I'm missing a driver software, or games need to specifically support it. Anyone has similar experience? Thank you!

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    icefox1983, Nov 9, 2020
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    App Compatibility for Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S Consoles

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    See also: Xbox Series S and Xbox Series X Launch November 10


     
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    Xbox Series X Smart Delivery

    Source: Xbox Series X: Buy A Game Once and Play the Best Version Across Generations with Smart Delivery - Xbox Wire


     
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    xbox series x controller via bluetooth not recognized in games

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