What you need to know
- macOS Monterey 12.3 was released recently.
- Lots of users are having trouble with their game controllers on the new update.
- Controllers can de discovered and connected, but don't actually do anything.
Multiple users are reporting that the most recent macOS Monterey update is causing issues using game controllers.
The post has multiple upvotes and some reports of similar issues, although not everyone seems to be having trouble. A similar thread on the developer forumrs reads:
Again, multiple comments indicate others are having the same issue. Plenty of people seem to suggest that their devices can detect and even connect to these controllers, but that they don't function once paired. The news is another unwelcome quirk of macOS Monterey, earlier this week it emerged that the latest 12.3 update was bricking the Macs of users who had previously had their logic boards replaced by Apple.
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