Unfortunately, not all PS console users know that games can also be played from the keyboard. The question may arise “why replace one traditional controller with a separate keyboard and mouse?” There are several advantages to this. Today we will take a look at them and determine the best PlayStation 4 keyboard controller that will provide you with convenience while playing.
Why Do You Need a Mouse and Keyboard for PlayStation 4?
The controller is a very handy device needed to play with the console. But still, there are difficulties when typing and navigating sites. It is in these cases that the PlayStation 4 mouse and keyboard will be necessary. Thanks to this, you can conveniently enter text, use multimedia applications. In addition, some games have the ability to play them from the keyboard.
How to Connect a Remote Keyboard with PlayStation 4 to Your Phone?
To connect to a PlayStation 4 keyboard from your phone, you first need to make sure they are connected to the same Wi-Fi network. Then you should log into PSN on your phone and game console. After that, “Use as a second screen” will be displayed on the phone screen. There will be a keyboard icon next to it, which you need to click to connect. Immediately after that, you will be able to write text faster. But it’s worth noting that by connecting a phone keyboard, you won’t be able to play games. You will only be allowed to visit the Internet, use multimedia applications, and chat with friends.
How to Connect to PlayStation 4 Keyboard and Mouse?
Take a keyboard and mouse that are comfortable for you, with which you can safely play games. Connect the wires to the USB ports on the console. After a couple of seconds, the console screen will display information that these devices are recognized and connected. Then you should go to the settings and go to the “Devices” section, where you can select the keyboard and mouse settings from outside. You can now control the PlayStation 4 keyboard mouse.
If you have wireless devices, they will connect differently. You need to connect your mouse and keyboard adapters to your game console. Then you should wait while the PS4 detects the connected devices. Then go to the settings and make sure they were connected successfully. You can also just connect via Bluetooth. Right after connecting, you can use the devices for any convenient purpose.
What Games Can I Play on the PlayStation 4 Controller Keyboard?
Unfortunately, this console doesn’t have a large selection of games that can be played from a separately connected keyboard, compared to a computer. But don’t compare PC games to console games, because they are quite different. Therefore, we advise you to try playing PS4 games from your keyboard. Here are some games that may be compatible with peripherals:
- Final Fantasy XIV;
- The Thunder of War;
- There are billions of them;
- Call of Duty: Modern Warfare.
There are also games that allow playing with the keyboard, but no connected mouse:
- Elder Scrolls Online;
- DC Universe Online.
We highly recommend that you try playing console games with your keyboard. Trust us, you won’t regret it. Good luck!
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