I've been using Steam Link to play non-Steam games with my xbox 360 controller without much struggle up until now. Here is a list of non-steam games (and their platforms) I've been able to play this way WITHOUT VirtualHere: Witcher 3 (GoG), Mass Effect: Andromeda (Origin) and Titanfall 2 (Uplay I think). Usually, the solution involved setting the game to some compatibility mode (either Windows 7 or XP) and adding the game as a non-Steam game to my Steam Library and running it from Big Picture Mode without much fuss.
Then I got Star Wars Battlefront 2 (SWBF2) as a gift and it has been nothing but a headache. I've tried every fix I could find on various forums and then found that VirtualHere is a thing. I will try to be concise and precise, but here goes: I saw that VH is now supported through Steam. I followed the instructions and enabled it on the Steam Link. It seemed to enable without a problem. I then installed VH on my PC (the free download). Went into big picture mode and fired up SWBF2. No controller recognition at all. Additionally, I've read from other sources that VH isn't working correctly if the controller doesn't show up as a recognized device under USB settings on the PC. This is the case for me -- it doesn't show up. It still works on the other games, regardless of the VH status, so it SEEMS as if VH is doing nothing for me.
Here's my OS and pertinent hardware config:
I am running Windows 10 (fully updated) with the following hardware: (There are New Egg links. Im at work, so its easier this way).
1 x ASUS H97I-PLUS LGA 1150 Intel H97 HDMI SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 Mini ITX Intel Motherboard
1 x Intel Core i7-4790 Haswell Quad-Core 3.6 GHz LGA 1150 84W BX80646I74790 Desktop Processor Intel HD Graphics ...
1 x EVGA GeForce GTX 980 04G-P4-2983-KR 4GB SC GAMING w/ACX 2.0, 26% Cooler and 36% Quieter Cooling Graphics Card
1 x CORSAIR Vengeance 16GB (2 x 8GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory Model ...
I've been absolutely spoiled happy with my Steam Link and really would rather not play this game sitting at the desktop. ^^ I've been fighting with it since Christmas, however, with no luck. Would anyone here be able/willing to help? Thanks in advance.