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How to use x360ce emulator with Smugglers 3 on PC

In this tutorial you will find steps to make x360ce work with Smugglers 3. This method also works with any game – just do the same easy steps, no special skills needed to make any controller work as an Xbox 360 gamepad. Emulator allows your controller (joystick, wheel, gamepad, etc.) to operate as the most common device, recognized by most of the games without any additional settings and workarounds.

 

1. The first step is to download x360ce zip file from official site. You have to select 32 or 64 bit version (same as the version of Smugglers 3 you use). If you don’t know the version of your game or download wrong one accidentally, you will be notified later and have a chance to use another version.

 

 

2. Now we have to find the installation folder of your game. You can easily do this by looking into game shortcut settings or finding the game in your Steam library list. If you choose the Steam variant, right click the game name and select “Properties”.

How to use x360ce emulator with Smugglers 3 on PC

3. Navigate to “Local files” tab and press “Browse local files...” button.

How to use x360ce emulator with Smugglers 3 on PC

4. Now you need to find the folder with Smugglers 3 executable. In the example picture they are located in Binaries / Retail subfolder. You need to extract downloaded x360ce ZIP file to folder with your game executable file.

How to use x360ce emulator with Smugglers 3 on PC

5. Click on x360ce exe file with the right mouse button and select “Run as administrator” from dropdown menu.

How to use x360ce emulator with Smugglers 3 on PC

6. You will see window with warning – “xinput 1_3.dll was not found. This file is required for emulator to function properly.” Don’t worry, just click “Create” button to make them appear.

How to use x360ce emulator with Smugglers 3 on PC

7. When x360ce will inform you that new device was detected, use automatic search for settings from internet – just hit “Next” button.

How to use x360ce emulator with Smugglers 3 on PC

8. Click “Finish”, when installation completed.

How to use x360ce emulator with Smugglers 3 on PC

9. Hit the “Auto” button to make all settings set to defaults. Confirm changes by clicking “Yes” in popup window. All the buttons will be filled automatically.

How to use x360ce emulator with Smugglers 3 on PC

10. Now just hit “Save” button to make all your settings saved. You can also change buttons assignment before hitting “Save”, if you like.

How to use x360ce emulator with Smugglers 3 on PC

Now you can normally launch Smugglers 3 and use your controller with x360ce emulator – it will be starting automatically with each game launch.