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Lost Ark: How To Play With A Controller (Xbox & PS Gamepad Support)

Check out the Controller support of Lost Ark and how you can use it.

Many Lost Ark players are wondering if the game has controller support and how you can use it. This is a good concern since this is an MMORPG and most such games don’t offer controller support. But it also isn’t uncommon to see players find workarounds and use controllers in such games anyway. So let us check how to play Lost Ark using an Xbox or PlayStation Controller.


Can you Play Lost Ark with a Controller?

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Yes, you can play Lost Ark using a controller. These are all the controllers that the game supports:

  • Xbox One Controller
  • DualShock 4 (PS4 Controller)
  • Xbox Series X|S Controller
  • DualSense controller (PS5 Controller)
  • Third-Party Controllers (may or may not be supported depending on your gamepad)

How to Use Controllers in Lost Ark

In order to use a controller simply connect your controller to your PC and start playing the game. This game is developed in such a way that it will pick up the controller and you should be able to use it directly. In case you are not able to use your controller directly then there are two ways to fix it.

  • Change Lost Ark Gamepad Settings
  • Enable Controller on Steam

How to Change Gamepad Settings in-game

  1. Open the Game menu.
  2. Click on the gear icon that says Settings.
  3. Select the Gamepad option on the left side of the menu.
  4. Here enable the use of Gamepad.

How to Enable Controller on Steam

  1. Launch Steam.
  2. Next click on Steam, in the top-left corner, and choose Settings from the drop-down.
  3. Here you will see multiple options on the left, select Controller.
  4. This will open a new window for Controller Settings.
  5. Here check the controller that you are trying to use in the game.
  6. So if you are using an Xbox controller then check the Xbox Configuration Support.
  7. Click Ok in the Steam Settings and close Steam.

Once back in the game your Controller should be working.

That sums up this guide on Controller support of Lost Ark and how to Use one. If you didn’t like using the controller then check out our guide on the best mouse settings. You can also find these other guides useful for how to accept guild quest requests and the best card sets for Lost Ark.