How to Fix Spider-Man Remastered Controller Issue on PC?

Is Marvel's Spider-Man Remastered controller not working on PC? Here's how to fix the dreaded controller issue of the game.

The brilliant superhero title of Insomniac Games has just landed on PC. As one of the best superhero games out there, the critically-acclaimed Spider-Man game is now available on Steam and Epic Games Store. While the PC version of the title has received great reception, there are also reports coming from a great number of players. Players share that their controller would not work properly in Marvel's Spider-Man Remastered.

In this guide, we have compiled possible fixes for the Spider-Man Remastered controller not working issue.

Fix: Spider-Man Remastered Controller Not Working on PC

Before we elaborate on the methods below, it is important to note that developers often share a list of supported devices. If your controller is not working in Spider-Man Remastered, you are likely to encounter similar issues that can damage your gameplay experience.

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Supported Controllers for Spider-Man Remastered

Nixxes Software, who worked with the developers to bring the game to PC, has shared a list of supported controllers on Steam Community. Here are the supported controllers for the game.

  • Steam Deck
  • XInput compatible controllers
  • Xbox 360
  • Xbox One
  • DualShock 4 (PS4)
  • DualSense (PS5)

They also offer a couple of troubleshooting steps for issues regarding controllers. Here's what you can do to fix the controller not working issue.

Disconnect other controllers.

Based on the post of Nixxes_Community on Steam, disconnecting other controllers might fix this issue. Having two controllers connected at the same time might result in various issues. That's why it is important to make sure that there is only one controller connected to your PC.

Disable Steam Input.

The developer also suggests disabling Steam Input. That's because the feature often clashes with the default presets of controllers. Follow the simple steps below to disable this feature.

  • Open Steam.
  • Go to your Library.
  • Find and right-click on Spider-Man Remastered.
  • Click on Properties.
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  • Select Controller from the menu on the left side of the screen.
  • Click on Use Default Settings under Override for Spider-Man Remastered.

3. Try another USB port.

As a classic method for issues similar to this one, we recommend connecting your controller to another USB socket. Sometimes the PC does not recognize the connected devices. Using another port can help the PC refresh itself and analyze the inputs coming from your controller.

We also recommend connecting the controller to the ports located on the back side of the computer case. A number of players have been able to fix such device issues by using the USB ports in the back.


These are some of the best methods you can try to fix the Spider-Man Remastered controller not working issue on PC. If the issue persists, there is no other way than to wait for an official update from the devs. We suggest following the general discussions of the game on Steam as both the players and the developers share updates on errors like these.

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