- Steam Controller
- DualShock 4
- XBox 360 Controller via the Tattiebogle driver
- Mouse and Keyboard
Please note we do not support the Mac Nimbus Steel Series at this time.
Many controller issues can be resolved by making sure your drivers are up to date.
Please also note that when using a mouse and keyboard, Firewatch uses the WASD keys to move around, not the arrow keys.
My game makes me look straight up and spin around in circles?
After getting Input Mapper working, restart Firewatch and go to Settings -> Controls and then select DualShock4 from the drop down menu.
If you aren’t using a Dual Shock 4, you are probably using an unsupported controller.
It may be necessary to restart the game after unplugging any controllers.
We've received a small handful of reports of folks being unable to use their Steam Controllers after purchasing a non-steam version of Firewatch (either through the Mac App store, or GoG). At this time we don't have full Steam Controller support without the steam Big Picture overlay.
You are able to launch your non-Steam version of Firewatch through the Big Picture overlay. It will require a few steps.
1. Make a Steam account, if you don't have one already https://support.steampowered.com/kb_article.php?ref=7826-IHXM-4853
2. Add your non-Steam version of Firewatch to Steam https://support.steampowered.com/kb_article.php?ref=2219-YDJV-5557
3. Launch Firewatch through Big Picture mode https://support.steampowered.com/kb_article.php?ref=5006-ASLN-3202
Once you have launched Firewatch you should have full Steam Controller support. If you are unhappy with the default layout of the controller, you can download different profiles.
This webpage has more information for your reference: https://support.steampowered.com/kb_article.php?ref=6490-QOAJ-7167
Can I not run command-tab out of full screen?
Unfortunately at this time we only function by capturing the full display as there were rendering issues specific to OSX without this. Unity, Firewatch's game engine, doesn't not currently have functionality for a full-screen Command-Tab on a Mac.
Currently, you can Command-F to switch into Windowed Mode, allowing you to switch and interact with other applications.
Go to Settings -> Controls, you should see a checkbox labeled Ignore Other Input Devices.
If you check that box, it should make the game only listen to the Mouse and Keyboard.