Valorant 08 Apr 2021 9:10 AM +00:00

Valorant: How To Connect A Controller


Valorant, Riot Games' next big project, is finally here – meaning you can play it right now.


Despite being a PC-only title, you might be wondering how to hook up a controller. 

While Valorant doesn't support Aim-Assist on a controller, here's how to enable one anyway.

How to enable a controller in Valorant

We have good news and bad news, really.

The good news is that, yes, you can use a controller in Valorant.

The bad news is that it's not as simple as plugging one in - you'll have to do some work to get it to connect, and you'll also be at the mercy of Riot's Vanguard program.

You'll essentially be working to trick the game into receiving inputs from a controller, which can be done using an application called reWASD (available here).

However, interrupting with your system like that may trigger Vanguard to assume you're cheating - preventing you from playing at all.

We've seen plenty of YouTube videos of players enjoying the shooter on a controller, but there's always a risk. 

It's also worth remembering that Valorant's twitchy gameplay and near-instant TTK makes it a pretty unforgiving place - even if you're using a keyboard and mouse.

Good luck, Agent.

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