Officially your PS4’s DualShock 4 controller doesn’t support your Windows PC unlike the Xbox One Controller. However, you can still use PS4 DualShock 4 Controller on Windows PC with the help of a third-party software.
Using your PS4 DualShock 4 Controller on your PC for gaming is more convenient than using your keyboard or mouse for the same. The Xbox One Controller does come with inbuilt support for Windows PC, however that is not true for Sony’s PS4 DualShock 4 controller.
Nevertheless, you can still use your PS4 DualShock 4 controller with your Windows PC using a InputMapper. InputMapper emulates the Xbox 360 controller and allows you to connect your PS4 DualShock controller to your PC. Hers is how you can use PS 4 DualShock controller with Windows PC using the InputMapper.
How to Use PS4 DualShock 4 Controller On Windows PC
Step 1: As InputMapper will be emulating Xbox 360 controller, you need to download and install the Xbox 360 Controller drivers for Windows.
Step 2: Once the drives have been installed, download and install InputMapper on your PC.
Step 3: Once the InputMapper is installed, connect your PS 4 DualShock 4 Controller to your PC using the USB cable came with your PS4.
Step 4: Once connected, the InputMapper will detect your PS4 DualShock controller.
Step 6: Next, click on your PS 4 controller icon.You can edit the Settings by clicking on Edit.
That’s it. You can now use your PS4 DualShock 4 controller with your PC. You can also use DualShock 4 controllers track bar to move the Windows cursor. Make sure that the InputMapper is running all the time when you want to use PS4 DualShock 4 controller with your PC.