Recently, Bandai Namco Entertainment’s latest thrilling tactical RPG game Digimon Survive has been released on almost all prominent platforms. In this short span of time, the game has received very positive response from its critics and gamers. But few players are worried about the game as they are unable to run the game due to controller/gamepad not working problem.

If the same issue prevents you from enjoying exciting turn-based battles in a mysterious world full of dangerous monsters, you can follow this article. Here we have listed some solutions to overcome your Digimon Survive gamepad or controller not working issue quickly. So don’t waste your time and go for detailed solutions.

Fix 1: Restart the System

As the first step to fix Digimon Survive controller/gamepad not working problem, you can restart the system. Once the system reboots, launch the game and see if the issue resolves in your case.

Fix 2: Disable Steam Input

In some cases, simply disabling the Steam Input option will help you resolve the Digimon Survive Controller/Gamepad Not Working issue quickly. To do so,

  • Firstly, open Steam, go to its Library and locate and right-click on Digimon Survive from the list and choose its Properties option.
  • On the following window, select the Controller option under the Override for Digimon Survive title.
  • Now you can click on the down arrow and choose the Disable Steam Input option. 
  • Once done, relaunch the game to see its improvement. If issue not solved, then you can select the Enable Steam Input option and check the result.

Fix 3: Remove External Components

Sometimes removing all external components connected to your system will allow you to solve the same problem. You can unplug USB drives, printer, external hardware etc.  

Fix 4: Launch in Big Picture Mode

Another solution to resolve the Digimon Survive Controller/Gamepad Not Working issue is launching the game in Big Picture Mode. To do so,

  • Firstly, open Steam, go to the Library and click on Digimon Survive icon from the games list. 
  • Now you need to click on the Big Picture Mode option from the top right side of the window and select the Continue option. Library
  • On the following window, click on the Library option, choose the Games and then select Digimon Survive.
  • Eventually, click on the Play button and start enjoying the game. 

Fix 5: Configure your Controller

If you have not configured the controller properly you will face similar problems. In this case select your controller and resume gameplay. To do so, 

  • Firstly, open Steam, go to its Library and select the Digimon Survive from the games list. 
  • Now from the upper left side of the screen, click on the Steam option and choose the Settings from the drop-down menu. 
  • Inside the newly appeared screen, select the Controller option and click the General Controller Settings.Controller
  • Once done, you can select your Controller from the new screen and relaunch the game to see its improvement.

Fix 6: Force Off Steam Input Per Game Setting

In most cases, you can Turn Off Steam Input Per Game Settings to resolve the Digimon Survive Controller/Gamepad Not Working issue smoothly. To do so,

  • Firstly, open Steam, go to the Library and click on Digimon Survive icon from the games list. 
  • Now you need to click on the Big Picture Mode option from the upper right side of the window and select the Continue option. 
  • On the following window, click on the Library option, choose the Games and then select Digimon Survive.
  • And then, click on the Manage Game and double-click on the Controller Options.
  • There click on the down arrow to expand the options and firstly choose the Forced Off and see the issue solved or not. 
  • If the issue persists on your case, then you can choose Forced ON option and see the result. 

These are all about the Digimon Survive Controller/ Gamepad Not Working issue on PC and its fixes. If you have any queries or concerns regarding this article, you can leave a comment in the comment box below.