How to Use a PS3 Controller With "Guitar Hero" for PC

Written by ben david
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Activision and RedOctane's "Guitar Hero" for the PC is a direct Xbox 360 version of the game and comes with a X-plorer model of the Xbox 360 controller. However, the game can be played on your PC with the use of a PS3 "Guitar Hero World" controller. The process of configuring your computer to use the PS3 controller with "Guitar Hero" is a fairly straightforward one.

Skill level:
Moderately Easy

Things you need

  • PS3 guitar controller
  • JoyToKey application
  • PS3 Guitar config file

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  1. 1

    Download the "JoyToKey" version 3.79 application and the "PS3 Guitar" config file (see Resources) to your PC.

  2. 2

    Unzip the "JoyToKey" file with your computer's extractor application, and drag and drop the "PS3 Guitar" config file into the extracted "JoyToKey" folder.

  3. 3

    Connect the PS3 guitar controller to your PC via a USB port.

  4. 4

    Click on the "JoyToKey" launch icon inside the extracted "JoyToKey" folder to run the application.

  5. 5

    Scroll through the controller list menu in the main application window, and select "PS3 Guitar."

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