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Master Geek

# 210478 29-Mar-2017 09:46
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Currently have one Xbox one controller connected to my Windows 10 pc with the wireless adapter. It works well... so well that I'm thinking for some multiplayer goodness to get a second controller but googling gives me conflicting information.


Can a second one be used? Do I need a second wireless adapter?

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Ultimate Geek

  # 1749947 29-Mar-2017 09:53
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I believe you can use up to 4 controllers on the one wireless adapter.

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Master Geek

  # 1749954 29-Mar-2017 09:59
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Cool thanks, PB Tech have them on sale for $80 so might pick one up


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  # 1749960 29-Mar-2017 10:04
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could also connect a new one via bluetooth, older model controllers didnt come with bluetooth.




not sure how many you can connect via bluetooth though.




but yes, I know its 4 via the xbox wireless dongle thing.

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Ultimate Geek

  # 1749966 29-Mar-2017 10:13
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I currently have 2x xbox one controllers (1x xbox one dongle) and 2x xbox 360 controllers (1x xbox 360 dongle) connected to Windows 10 pc. Make sure you update firmware on xbox one controllers, I had issues before I did update. 



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Ultimate Geek

  # 1749972 29-Mar-2017 10:21
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could also connect a new one via bluetooth, older model controllers didnt come with bluetooth.




not sure how many you can connect via bluetooth though.




but yes, I know its 4 via the xbox wireless dongle thing.





Wow my xbox controller has bluetooth?




Connecting more than 1 controller to your device with Bluetooth may be possible, but performance can vary depending on your PC.


Requires Windows 10 Anniversary Edition and Xbox Wireless Controller with Bluetooth. See Windows Update: FAQ to learn how to get the latest Windows update.


For best performance, update your controller. See How to update your Xbox One Controller on Windows 10."


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  # 1749980 29-Mar-2017 10:26
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Cool, I can kick my kids butt in a MAME SF2 session then :D



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Master Geek

  # 1749981 29-Mar-2017 10:26
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Thanks my, desktop pc doesn't have bluetooth but sounds like I can do two with the wireless adapter I already have.

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