What joysticks are compatible with the PS4(PS3 joystick probably)

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  1. treelo

    treelo Black Belt

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    Looking at buying a PS4 purely to play SFV

    Not playing that with a PS4 pad so need to know what compatible joysticks are available

    i really want one with good parts(ie, sanwa or hori)

    i know there is a PS4 stick but it only looks like it is available in the US
     
  2. dAfTiE

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    I have a Hori Real Arcade Pro 4 Kai. Was the only one available around here since the launch of the new systems. Still haven't seen a PS4 mad catz stick available anywhere. Xbone one TE2s are out there, so there's some kind of distribution, it's weird.
    Anyways, if you can find the HRAP4 I can easily recommend that one. I did end up swapping out the Kuro button for silenced sanwas, but I really like the hayabusa lever now. Wasn't so hot on it at first, but it grew on me.
     
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    I've got the same stick as @dAfTiE. It's good, but I've been thinking about switching the lever. I'll have to see how it plays in SFV. I found it at my local fry's for $145.
     
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    Depends on what you enjoy using, of course. I spent a good 40 hours or so with it before I decided to keep it, didn't enjoy it much at first. Works well for shmups too (well, Crimzon Clover).
     
  5. treelo

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    guys...i'm in the UK....

    HELP!
     
  6. dAfTiE

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    Amazon.co.uk and game.co.uk both have the HRAP4Kai in stock.
    Looks like mad catz PS4 stock is short over there too though.
     
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    True. I'm not sure how other sticks would compare since this is the only one I have used. It would be interesting to know, but without shelling out money or going to a tournament, It'll be hard to tell.
     
  8. dAfTiE

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    Yeah. Maybe check if there are any offline gatherings for players in your area. My preference comes from way back in the day in arcades, for whatever reason I always preferred the seimitsu levers to the sanwa ones.
     
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    There is a day one tournament here in San Diego tomorrow. I'd go, but I need to practice. They have another one on the 30th that I might attend. But I'm with you, all of my experience comes from the arcades. I'm 33, so I was pretty young playing SF2. I've been a fan since I put in my first quarter and I think I enjoy the series because I'm a combat athlete myself. Growing up wrestling, you always gravitated towards those types of games.
     
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    I'd go, even if you go 0 and 2 I'm sure there will be stations set up for casual play and stuff. And it's always nice to get bodied early, it's good motivation to hit training mode extra hard.
     
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    You make a great point, plus I've never been to a tournament before. Although, I'm a pretty shy dude who will never do anything alone. It takes a lot of balls for me to do something like that. If I can convince my buddies to go, I'm in.
     

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