Although most Android games are optimized for touch controls, there are few people who like to use a controller. Android has support for the Xbox since a long time ago, and just connect it by Bluetooth to be able to convert the phone into a small console. Today, finally, comes the turn of Sony. the Android 9 Foot has added support for the Dualshock PS4.
so far, it was only possible to use the controller of the Playstation 4 some emulators, with support for mapping keys, but in some games such as PUBG or
finally, Android has native support for using the remote PS4
With this new implementation introduced by Google in the source code of Android 9 Foot, any device can make use of the remote PS4 as the Xbox is concerned. Thanks to it, Android will be able to “translate” the keystrokes into commands within the apps and games natively. So, you’ll be able to configure the remote for your avatar PUBG jump when you press X, reload by pressing square and shoot when you press R1.
If you have a mobile with Android 8 Oreo, you can connect the controller (either by Bluetooth or USB OTG) and press the keys, even if you’re smartphone will not be able to detect what you want to do when you press X, for example. To do this, you will need to use apps for mapping external, on many occasions, involve the rooting of the terminal, with the problems that this process involves.
The Playstation 4 is the console most sold in the last few years, so that is good news to have received support for their drivers natively. When you’ll be able to enjoy this functionality? the Possibly inside of a time. Android 9 Footer still does not appear in the data distribution of Android, and Lollipop continues to have more users than Android Oreo. What is certain is that the future releases, yes they will.
The news Android 9 Foot adds support to play with a controller Dualshock PS4 on your mobile was originally published in Xataka Android by Jose García Nieto .
September 7, 2018
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