No Man’s Sky Guide: Playing With Joystick On PC

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There are 18 quintillion planets in the game which are randomly generated with the use of some special algorithms.

This guide will show how to play with a joystick on PC.

Playing With Joystick On PC

1: Download the ocaEdit Xbox 360 Controller Emulator(

2: Paste the Download.exe file in the Game’s Root Location

  • C:\???\Steam\steamapps\common\No Man’s Sky\Binaries

3: Start the x360ce.exe as Administrator to create ‘.dll’ Files

4: Click on ‘Controller Settings’, Check the Drop menu to select NMS.exe

5: Save the File and Enjoy the Game.

Check forConfiguration for the Application (If Error)

Disconnect the controller from the PC if issues still persist. Then rename the ‘xinput1_3.dll’ file to ‘xinput1_2.dll’.

You can find the complete No Man’s Sky Guide here.

Sid Shrivastava

A graduand from VIT University, Vellore in Mechanical Engineering, currently working in Elecon Engineering Company. Gaming and writing have been his passion since childhood and hence, he believes TheTech52 is a great platform to showcase his passion and ability.