Quick question (I hope) on multiple controllers
suikodentir last edited by
Was thinking of using controllers similar to the original i.e a snes pad for snes games (and maybe nes) a nes/famicom one for nes games, Mega Drive for Mega Drive etc.
But I was wondering, assuming I don't have more than 1 controller plugged in at once does retropie just assign controllers to players/ports in that way or does it just default to whatever controller is plugged in at the time.
Either way I was thinking of a 8bitdo pro controller and now and again switch to usb one for reasons above i.e I want a bit more faithful playing if I play a Sega game so want a Sega themed controller.
drake999 last edited by
I can't answer this question with 100% certainty, but it has been my experience that after initially mapping both controllers, RetroPie will remember which device corresponds to which player. I think it may default whatever is plugged in as player 1 if only one controller is plugged in though, not really sure. I use a pair of Logitech F710 wireless controllers on my build and just leave them both plugged in all the time. Perhaps someone else here can give you a better answer. Like I said though, it "seems" to remember which device is which though when you plug it back in.
Sano last edited by Sano
Default behaviour is to assign controller number in the order of connection.
You could use the @meleu 's joystick-selection script (available from experimental packages) to map your controllers by core (ie snes pad for snes games).