How to use the Xbox Series X controller on a computer

The latest line of Xbox consoles, the Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S, has been accompanied by new refinements in Xbox controllers. While remarkably similar to the Xbox One controller, there are some subtle differences with the Xbox Series X / S controller, the most obvious being the inclusion of a Share button for easy screenshots – something the PS4 introduced years earlier.

Although this new version of the Xbox controller was originally designed to provide a great experience on consoles, you can also transfer it to your computer if you’re so inclined. It’s relatively simple – but in this guide we’ll explain everything you need to know.