Resident Evil 2 – Controls for PC/PS4/Xbox One

In Resident Evil 2, the classic action, tense exploration, and puzzle solving gameplay that defined the Resident Evil series returns. Players join rookie police officer Leon Kennedy and college student Claire Redfield, who are thrust together by a disastrous outbreak in Raccoon City that transformed its population into deadly zombies. Both Leon and Claire have their own separate playable campaigns, allowing players to see the story from both characters’ perspectives. The fate of these two fan favorite characters is in players hands as they work together to survive and get to the bottom of what is behind the terrifying attack on the city. Will they make it out alive?

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Keyboard Controls

Mouse and Keyboard controls for the PC version of Resident Evil 2 are as follows:

  • Movement – W, A, S, D
  • Quick Turn – Q
  • Run – Shift
  • Aim Weapon – Right Mouse Button
  • Attack – Left Mouse Button
  • Interact – F or Left Mouse Button
  • Reload – R
  • Switch Ammo – E
  • Ready sub-weapon – Space
  • Change Weapon – 1, 2, 3, 4
  • Reset Camera – ALT or Mouse Wheel
  • Pause Menu – P
  • Open Map – M or Ctrl
  • Open Inventory Screen – I or TAB

PS4 Controls

Every control option on the PS4 version of Resident Evil 2.

  • Left Analog Stick – Movement.
  • Left Analog Stick Down – Switch between walking and sprinting while holding the left analog stick – You can switch between these movement variants in the controls settings.
  • Left Analog Stick + Circle – Turn 180 degrees Tilt the left analog stick down. Very useful when you have to move in the opposite direction quickly.
  • Right Analog Stick – Look around.
  • Right Analog Stick Down – Reset the camera It goes right behind the character’s back.
  • L1 – Take out the secondary weapon.
  • L1+D-pad – Change the secondary weapon into another one.
  • L2 – Aiming.
  • Square – Reload – The options have a setting that allows you to reload after you shoot all bullets in a magazine automatically.
  • Triangle – Inventory.
  • X – Interact.
  • R2 – Attack.
  • R1 – Change the type of ammunition.
  • D-pad – Change the weapon If you don’t hold L1, you will change only the main weapon.
  • Touch down – Map Use the left analog stick to move the map. Up and down on the d-pad change the floor (e.g. different floors of the police station). The right analog stick zooms in and out. You can also switch to other tabs, e.g. to view collected documents.
  • Start – Pause.

Xbox One Controls

Every control option on the Xbox One version of Resident Evil 2.

  • Left Analog Stick – Movement.
  • Left Analog Stick Down – Switch between walking and sprinting while holding the left analog stick – You can switch between these movement variants in the controls settings.
  • Left Analog Stick + B – Turn 180 degrees Tilt the left analog stick down. Very useful when you have to move in the opposite direction quickly.
  • Right Analog Stick – Look around.
  • Right Analog Stick Down – Reset the camera – It goes right behind the character’s back.
  • LB – Take out the secondary weapon.
  • LB+D-pad – Change the secondary weapon into another one.
  • LT – Aiming.
  • X – Reload – The options have a setting that allows you to reload after you shoot all bullets in a magazine automatically.
  • Y – Inventory.
  • A – Interact.
  • RT – Attack.
  • RB – Change the type of ammunition.
  • D-pad – Change the weapon – If you don’t hold L1, you will change only the main weapon.
  • Back – Map Use the left analog stick to move the map. Up and down on the d-pad change the floor (e.g. different floors of the police station). The right analog stick zooms in and out. You can also switch to other tabs, e.g. to view collected documents.
  • Start – Pause.

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