How to fix Little Nightmares 2 controller issues on PC (Steam)

Little Nightmares 2 controller issues
Little Nightmares 2

Little Nightmares 2 is a sequel to the cinematic horror platforming game from Tarsier Studios and BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment. The game is now available on a variety of platforms, including PC via Steam and GOG. The sequel has been given heaps of praise, and is sitting at a Metacritic score of 83, and is already Very Positive reviews on Steam. Now, since it just came out today, there are some small technical issues as well, but nothing that isn’t fixable. If you are running into any Little Nightmares 2 controller issues, here is how you can fix those.

You can also try out the demo on Steam if you are interested in the title. It is short and gives you a good idea of what to expect. BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment published the first game as well, and it’s nice to see them take such an interest in the horror genre. They are publishing The Dark Pictures Anthology, and those have been pretty good so far as well.

Little Nightmares 2 controller issues

Some users on the Steam forums have reported that they are running into different controller issues while trying to play the game. These include not being able to use certain button prompts, or their controller not being detected at all. To fix these, you can follow the steps below.

  • Open Steam, and click on Settings from the top left
Settings
  • Now, select the Controller tab
  • Click on GENERAL CONTROLLER SETTINGS
Little Nightmares 2 controller issues
Controller Settings
  • After this, the big picture mode will open, and you will see the Controller Settings section
  • Finally, check Xbox Configuration Support (or whatever controller you are using)
Little Nightmares 2 controller issues
Controller Settings
  • Exit out, and start Little Nightmares 2

This should fix any issues with you were previously having with the controller.

More on Little Nightmares 2

While you are here, make sure you read more on Little Nightmares 2 as well.

2021 is off to an amazing start, and it’s only February. Hitman 3, Cyber Shadow, Olija, and more are already out and have scored very well. There is a lot more to come, especially games that were delayed in 2020. Persona 5 Strikers is also coming to PC this month, and we already had Nioh 2 Complete Edition out on Steam too.

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