NFS Hot Pursuit Remastered – Peripherals/3rd Party Controller Fix

This is a guide to show those who are in disbelief about how to use a steering wheel on NFS Hot Pursuit Remastered. Or generally, anything that is used to play this game, like a third-party controller.

How To Use/Setup Peripherals/3rd Party Controller in NFS Hot Pursuit Remastered

Simply all you need are these resources:

– An undetected gaming peripheral, For example, the Logitech G29 / Shifter 
– A software from the makers of said peripheral (If your peripheral does not have one that they can provide, this may cause issues), For example, Logitech Gaming Software
– Need For Speed Hot Pursuit Remastered (Which you must own)

  • Now all you need to do is make sure your computer software recognizes the hardware and then start the game with the peripheral plugged in.
  • Go to Settings > Gameplay Settings > Controls
  • You will see an option that says “Input Device < Keyboard >
  • Simply use the correct keys (A and D) to switch this to < Unknown Device > (For example Logitech G29)
  • Now assign all the buttons necessary to play the game.
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Extra Information:

– You may have to use the software to change the wheel rotation degrees and sensitivity on some parts like the steering and pedals.
– You may also have minor issues with binding menu keys but don’t be bothered as you have easy access to the keyboard on menus.

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Last Updated on January 4, 2024

2 thoughts on “NFS Hot Pursuit Remastered – Peripherals/3rd Party Controller Fix”

  1. It still doesn’t fix the deadzone problem anyways. The deadzone (in game) is not adjustabale and there is no way to fix this except EA / Criterion would do it.
    But they don’t. For 2 Years now.
    BTW: The original HP 2010 doesn’t have a deadzone and it supports wheels direct.

    1. I wrote about the deadzone problem about a year ago. But unfortunately that article had to be taken down due to a technical difficulty. I kinda have my hands full at the moment but will address your problem maybe after a while. Till then just stick it out my friend.

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