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Hello. I have a problem with my controller I can't do juggling tricks like "Around the world" or "ATATW" and other.
I'm wondering if its even possible to do juggling tricks on PC version and if it's possible please help me. I'm using PS2 controller.

P.S and here is kind of bug with my right analog it shows different directions http://www.glowfoto.com/static_image/02-070003L/4046/png/11/2010/img5/glowfoto but it works fine, I guess.

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You can only do those tricks with 5 star players and your bug isn't a bug, as long as the right stick works fine, don't mind the labels


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Are you able to do tricks at all using the right analog stick?
I don't usually configure my controllers from the Game Settings. Keep it as default settings there. I go to the game controllers setting through the game itself and then edit those buttons to my own desired preference.:-)


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cem_ea_id.BLaZiNgSPEED wrote:Are you able to do tricks at all using the right analog stick?
I don't usually configure my controllers from the Game Settings. Keep it as default settings there. I go to the game controllers setting through the game itself and then edit those buttons to my own desired preference.:-)


That's because you have a XBOX 360 controller which is officially supported and thus pre-configured by EA for you.

Others MUST NOT do that.


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cem_ea_id.luikang wrote:
cem_ea_id.BLaZiNgSPEED wrote:Are you able to do tricks at all using the right analog stick?
I don't usually configure my controllers from the Game Settings. Keep it as default settings there. I go to the game controllers setting through the game itself and then edit those buttons to my own desired preference.:-)


That's because you have a XBOX 360 controller which is officially supported and thus pre-configured by EA for you.

Others MUST NOT do that.

Well, I have a Logitech Dual Action as well and I managed to configure my controllers setting through in-game in exactly the same way as how I wanted to with my Xbox 360 controller.

Such as for sprinting I swapped it from RT with RB. Shooting to X, crossing/slide tackling with B, passing with A.
On my Logitech Dual Action I have exactly the same button configurations. Exactly how the buttons are laid out such as X is number 1, Y=4 3=B A=2 same layout as on the Dual Action. Right shoulder button 6 is RB.

If you follow the default controllers scheme from the FIFA 11 manual and configure it on your other controller for each button such as RT for sprint. You can configure it in exactly the same position for right shoulder button on your other controllers. Then onwards it is possible to configure the button with whatever button config such as shooting, tackling, passing, crossing, etc from in game.:-)

It does work, trust me. I have the button configurations for my Logitech Dual Action exactly, identically as my Xbox 360 controller. Only thing I am missing in the Dual Action is vibration feedback, since that controller doesn't support vibration.

I believe the button configuration from the game settings controller tab is dedicated more for keyboard users. Where they want to configure the Xbox 360 button layout into their own desired keyboard configurations.


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cem_ea_id.BLaZiNgSPEED wrote:
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It does work, trust me.

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I believe the button configuration from the game settings controller tab is dedicated more for keyboard users. Where they want to configure the Xbox 360 button layout into their own desired keyboard configurations.


No man, it does that but not only. An "officially supported" controller is just a controller that has been pre-configured and tested by EA. But this FIFA title (don't know about others) is designed in a way that it'll work with ANY controller. (yes ANY)

Why didn't you need to pre-configure your Logitech outside the game before launching it ?
The answer is in buttonData.ini which is located at Program Files\Fifa 11\Game (or wherever you installed the game) This file comes from the DVD directly (as a matter of fact you can open the one on your DVD too) open it with notepad, and you'll find your 'Logitech Dual Action' in this file, already pre-configured for you.

If you have a controller that isn't pre-configured for you by EA, you have to do it manually, that's when the FIFA config tool comes into play.

The in-game settings are to assign actions to buttons on a pre-configured controller.

The FIFA config tool is to pre-configure a controller to make its buttons recognized by/working with FIFA 11.

Bottom line is, if your controller isn't officially supported, chances are it's not pre-configured (the controller doesn't respond at all) or only partly pre-configured (ie the buttons work fine but not the sticks)

I believe there are many members who could tell you about that I guess. If you don't believe me, I can show you how to see it for yourself by unconfiguring your controller.

EA did a great job by pre-configuring a lot of controllers (I can't count cause there are too many in that file, but I'd say at least 100) but don't make the mistake to think that no controller requires manual pre-configuration.


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Well yeah I agree with you on that and I believe you. I've had problems with unofficially supported gamepad controllers in the past, particularly with FIFA.

I had a problem with FIFA 07 using some dualshock controller from some unknown brand company where the right stick didn't work at all. Unlike with PES, it gives no restriction on controllers support. Any controller with 2 analog sticks work with PES for example.

The good news is indeed FIFA 11 supports 35 officially supported gamepad controllers that are already pre-configured.
I suppose the OP must be having this problem with his PS2 controller. Like you said, he probably needs to pre-configure it manually for the controller to work properly.:-)

I know my Logitech Dual Action is already one of the officially supported controllers for FIFA 11 and it is already pre-configured. That's the reason why I bought it over 2 years ago, to avoid the hassle of configuring it manually. Since I know it is not easy to get an unofficial controller to work with FIFA.

But what I was saying is that, if someone is confused over the Xbox 360 button configuration layouts or doesn't own an Xbox 360 controller. He/she could simply follow the default Xbox 360 scheme from the FIFA 11 manual and follow what each and every buttons do what. For example the default pre-configured controls are RT=Sprint B=Shoot, Y=through ball etc. I use RB for sprint, X for shoot, B for crossing. In fact I use the default PES button pre-configuration since PES 5. Cos it makes life easier playing both PES and FIFA with the same controllers configuration setup.

That's one of the reasons why keyboard users for example do not find the controls set up user-friendly this year. Because most keyboard (only) FIFA gamers are not aware of the Xbox 360 layout. Most of them don't know what button on the 360 controller does what. They'll of-course need to consult the FIFA 11 manual if they are to know what button on 360 controller does what. In this case they have no option but to configure it from the game settings or open up the buttondata.ini through notepad and configure it manually.

Of-course you are right and I do get what you're saying.:-) The OP has a problem with the right analog stick, because his PS2 controller isn't pre-configured officially by EA, thus he of-course needs to manually configure the controller himself manually.

Unfortunately this is one negative thing about the controllers in FIFA. FIFA is quite tight when it comes to controllers support. It only supports certain gamepads (up to 35 officially supported) and a few others. Unlike in PES it works straight away out of the box. 100% of the gamepads that have 2 analog sticks work with PES. You simply configure the buttons in to whatever attack/defense controls you want.:-)

Unfortunately I do not know how to configure a PS2 controller to work with FIFA PC. But lots of people on the forums got their PS2 controllers to work perfectly well with FIFA 11.:-)

Sorry for the long post.

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cem_ea_id.BLaZiNgSPEED wrote:That's the reason why I bought it over 2 years ago, to avoid the hassle of configuring it manually.


Yes, if everyone did that, it'd help developers a lot. While it's cool to have a large choice of controllers among those available for our platform, it would be so much easier if there was only one or two different controllers like consoles.

cem_ea_id.BLaZiNgSPEED wrote:But what I was saying is that, if someone is confused over the Xbox 360 button configuration layouts or doesn't own an Xbox 360 controller. He/she could simply follow the default Xbox 360 scheme from the FIFA 11 manual and follow what each and every buttons do what.

That's one of the reasons why keyboard users for example do not find the controls set up user-friendly this year. Because most keyboard (only) FIFA gamers are not aware of the Xbox 360 layout. Most of them don't know what button on the 360 controller does what. They'll of-course need to consult the FIFA 11 manual if they are to know what button on 360 controller does what.


Yes I agree, it's not ideal for keyboard users and people who aren't used to the XBOX 360 layout, but I can't really blame EA for that. It's 2010 and people still play with the keyboard so..

cem_ea_id.BLaZiNgSPEED wrote:In this case they have no option but to configure it from the game settings or open up the buttondata.ini through notepad and configure it manually.

Unfortunately this is one negative thing about the controllers in FIFA.


That's why I'm kinda defending EA this year about that, I'm not a specialist of older FIFA games like you but I remember we had to manually edit the devdata file. What's cool this year, is that they took the time to make this app (the FIFA config tool) to do it for you. Instead of manually editing the buttonDataSetup.ini you can just use this tool, like the PES settings.exe

It's not as good as PES' like you said though, some controllers need extra tweaking, the tool crashes for some people, and the game doesn't work with more than two controllers. PES' has drawbacks too but nothing major compared to that.

cem_ea_id.BLaZiNgSPEED wrote:Sorry for the long post.


LOL Don't say that to me we're kind of in the same boat.


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cem_ea_id.luikang wrote:You can only do those tricks with 5 star players and your bug isn't a bug, as long as the right stick works fine, don't mind the labels

Thanks man you were right about those players I took Ronaldinho and all worked.


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I can't get any controller to work at all on my FIFA11. The xbox one won't work, my spare cheapie won't work. and the assign functions in the settings menu don't do anything either. PES works fine straight out of the box, but this FIFA11 is a pile of * - and I'm no novice with PC's by the way.


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cem_ea_id.luikang wrote:
cem_ea_id.BLaZiNgSPEED wrote:That's the reason why I bought it over 2 years ago, to avoid the hassle of configuring it manually.


Yes, if everyone did that, it'd help developers a lot. While it's cool to have a large choice of controllers among those available for our platform, it would be so much easier if there was only one or two different controllers like consoles.

cem_ea_id.BLaZiNgSPEED wrote:But what I was saying is that, if someone is confused over the Xbox 360 button configuration layouts or doesn't own an Xbox 360 controller. He/she could simply follow the default Xbox 360 scheme from the FIFA 11 manual and follow what each and every buttons do what.

That's one of the reasons why keyboard users for example do not find the controls set up user-friendly this year. Because most keyboard (only) FIFA gamers are not aware of the Xbox 360 layout. Most of them don't know what button on the 360 controller does what. They'll of-course need to consult the FIFA 11 manual if they are to know what button on 360 controller does what.


Yes I agree, it's not ideal for keyboard users and people who aren't used to the XBOX 360 layout, but I can't really blame EA for that. It's 2010 and people still play with the keyboard so..

cem_ea_id.BLaZiNgSPEED wrote:In this case they have no option but to configure it from the game settings or open up the buttondata.ini through notepad and configure it manually.

Unfortunately this is one negative thing about the controllers in FIFA.


That's why I'm kinda defending EA this year about that, I'm not a specialist of older FIFA games like you but I remember we had to manually edit the devdata file. What's cool this year, is that they took the time to make this app (the FIFA config tool) to do it for you. Instead of manually editing the buttonDataSetup.ini you can just use this tool, like the PES settings.exe

It's not as good as PES' like you said though, some controllers need extra tweaking, the tool crashes for some people, and the game doesn't work with more than two controllers. PES' has drawbacks too but nothing major compared to that.

cem_ea_id.BLaZiNgSPEED wrote:Sorry for the long post.


LOL Don't say that to me we're kind of in the same boat.


On myn fifa 11 crashes with a usb adapter for ps2 controller ( I only use one), why does it crash?


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My controller does not work only in FIFA'11...It worked in every games perfectly even i checked the properties from control panel but it also works there perfectly.....At first it worked perfectly when i installed the game....But after 2 days i changed the resolution of the game and the problem started from there....I have already get the previous resolution , remove & install the driver of the controller again , remove & install FIFA'11 again but nothing works....PLEASE GIVE ME SOME SUGGESTION ABOUT THIS PROBLEM ???????????? I can't play FIFA'11 without it.............PLSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSS
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