If you are playing NARAKA: BLADEPOINT on PC and are constantly losing fights there is a chance you have controller lag which may be causing you to lose fights. This issue can also cause FPS lag and in game stuttering but there are some quick and easy steps you can take to solve the problem so follow along as we get you back in the fight!


  1. Is my controller the reason I lose fights in NARAKA: BLADEPOINT?
  2. How to fix the controller lag and FPS drops in NARAKA: BLADEPOINT.

How to Fix Controller Lag in NARAKA: BLADEPOINT on Steam.

Though it might seem stupid at first, this issue is surprisingly common in certain games. To put it plainly, controllers can contribute to significant lag and FPS drops. Typically, this occurs due to low battery levels, but outdated firmware can also be a cause as the controller is constantly connecting and disconnecting at such a rate the game doesn't know what's going on. This is really noticeable in titles like Horizon Zero Dawn and Star Wars Fallen Order. Prior to troubleshooting, make sure your batteries are charged. Batteries on their last legs are a major issue.

Force Update Your Xbox Wireless Controller Firmware.

This isn't the most straightforward or obvious process but it isn't a complicated one.

  • Install the Xbox Accessories app from the Microsoft Store.

  • Once installed, open the app and connect your controller using a USB cable.

  • If an update is available you will have the option to download it. If nothing appears you have the latest version available. Make sure you do not disconnect the controller during this period you don't want to brick your device. The update can take between 5 and 10 minutes so be prepared to wait.

  • After the update completes, close the app. Then, go to Settings > Devices, and remove your Xbox Controller from the list of devices. Restart your computer, reconnect your controller, and you should experience smoother gameplay without major FPS lag in your games. Restart your computer as well, then pair your controller with your computer again.

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Update PS5 Wireless Controller Firmware.

While controller issues are less common with PlayStation Controllers, you'll still need to update your controller firmware.

  • To update your PS5 controller firmware you’ll need to install the app on your Windows PC. You can download the app here.

  • Once you have installed the Firmware updater for DualSense wireless controllers open it and connect your controller using the USB cable.

  • Now just follow the steps shown, and confirm the request to download additional software (the firmware update). Make sure you do not disconnect your controller or turn off your PC during this process.


Is my Controller Causing Game Stuttering and FPS lag in NARAKA: BLADEPOINT?

Answering this question isn't as simple as "Yes" or "No" but there is a possibility it is causing a problem. It is also a really easy one to fix so work your way through the steps above once you know that your controller batteries aren't the issue.