How To Assign Ps3 Controller
(At this point, we're assuming that's definitely a hardware limitation, and not something that can be fixed with a firmware update.) And that, fellow gamers, is how we ended up with the PS3 USB charger pictured above.Is any of this enough to make me regret buying a PS3?The PS3's touchy USB ports are doubly problematic, apparently, for anybody who's been trying to create compatibility with the PS3 for a standard IR remote.Adding a USB would seem to be the way to go, but that, too, will only work when the console is powered on--so you'll still need to power up the PS3 manually, or with a Bluetooth controller.Previously, the Dual Shock 4 controller could only be used with the PS3 via USB.The controller is registered on the PS3 as a generic controller so only basic controller inputs are compatible.
Do these little details interfere with your enjoyment of the Play Station 3?
The PS3 system update version 4.60 rolled out June 23 to "improve system software stability during use of some features." The PS4 received a similar update shortly after with version 1.72.
It's possible to get your Play Station 4 Dual Shock 4 controller working wirelessly with your Play Station 3 following a recent update to the console.
The wiki How Tech Team also followed the article's instructions and validated that they work. This wiki How teaches how to connect your PS3 controller wirelessly to your PS3, as well as how to use it on a Windows or Mac computer.
It's also possible to use a PS3 controller with Android, though you'll need to root your phone or tablet to do so.