Does PlanetSide 2 support flight stick?

I’m honestly dumbfounded by the fact this game still doesn’t support flight sticks. I know flight stick users aren’t too common nowadays but still, I would at least like the option to use my thrustmaster in this wonderful game and have it work properly!

What else can you use a joystick for?

Joysticks are also used for controlling machines such as cranes, trucks, underwater unmanned vehicles, wheelchairs, surveillance cameras, and zero turning radius lawn mowers. Miniature finger-operated joysticks have been adopted as input devices for smaller electronic equipment such as mobile phones.

Why do they call it a joystick?

The joystick obviously got it’s name from it’s shape and location in the cockpit of early aircraft. It was a stick that stuck up between the legs of the mostly male pilots and was grasped by the hand. Joysticks were a brand of cigarette that were very long and intended to be cut into smaller pieces.

Are joysticks still used?

Yes, but the old versions that is normally seen as a traditional joystick have kinda been made obsolete and replaced by flight sticks. They are now only around for games like war thunder and maybe mech games. So yes, PC gamers still use them. However, its more of an enthusiast kind of thing.

Is joystick a pointing device?

Common pointing devices used to control on-screen movement include computer mice, touchpads, touch screens, joysticks, graphics tablets, and trackballs. Some of these devices, including the mouse and the joystick, can be added to a computer system according to the needs of a user.

What happened to all the joysticks?

It hasn’t; it’s just no longer a bit of default hardware. 90% of the generic uses of a joystick can be handled by a standard gamepad with thumbsticks and most modern games are designed for gamepads because that’s what consoles use.

Are Hotas worth it?

A decent hotas adds to immersion and improves the feel of the game, it won’t magically make you a better player though. Just got the x56 after trying both keyboard/mouse and controller – easily took my experience from a 6.5 to an 8. Check Craigslist if you are near a major city. Yeah it’s worth it.

Is an example of pointing device?

A device with which you can control the movement of the pointer to select items on a display screen. Examples of pointing devices include mice, trackballs, joysticks, touchpads, and light pens.

What are three types of pointing devices?

Common pointing devices

  • Mouse.
  • Trackball.
  • Joystick.
  • Pointing stick.
  • Wii Remote.
  • Finger tracking.
  • Graphics tablet.
  • Stylus.

Why are flight sticks out of stock everywhere?

Flight sticks, yoke systems, rudders, and other peripherals designed for flying are sold out in most place, save for overpriced options from marketplace sellers. As spotted by The Verge, Amazon’s best selling flight sticks are out of stock.

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