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Video: Sixaxis Emulator Plays PS3 Games with Keyboard & Mouse

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192w ago - Today Matlo has updated his PlayStation 3 project which allows users to identify (spoof) a PC as a PS3 controller in order to use PC peripherals to control a PS3 and shared some videos followed by version 0.23 and v0.24 updates.

Based on the early work of [Register or Login to view links], the application emulates the PS3's Sixaxis controller and sends commands via Bluetooth dongle plugged into a Linux computer allowing you to play all PS3 Games with keyboard and mouse.

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  • up to 7 controllers - requires 1 bt dongle or 1 usb converter for each controller
  • up to 8 configurations per controller
  • on-the-fly configuration switch with switch back mode
  • supported devices: mice, keyboards, joysticks (gamepads, wheels, ...)
  • multiple joysticks
  • multiple mice
  • multiple keyboards
  • configuration GUI with automatic event & device detection
  • button-to-button, axis-to-axis, button-to-axis, and axis-to-button mappings
  • circular or rectangular dead zone shapes
  • graphical display of the controller state
  • mouse calibration mode
  • keyboard macros


  • 100 updates/s (bt controller, real sixaxis report rate)
  • up to 250 updates/s (usb controller, custom report rate)
  • measured MAX latency between event reception and emission: bt controller = lower than 12ms (proof)
  • measured AVERAGE latency between event reception and emission: bt controller = about 6ms (proof)

Upcoming Features:

  • cross-platform support (usb controller only)

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#1 - elser1 - 192w ago
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i've been a console gamer all my life, since atari 2600 in 1986, except for a stint with an amstrad cpc464, LOL and even then i used a controller... but i'm sure a lot of people will like this.. good work.


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