Remnant 2: Controls Guide PC & Consoles PS5 & Xbox X/S

Guide to Remnant 2 Controls on PC, PS5, and Xbox X/S Consoles

Not familiar with the controls to play Remnant 2 on PC, PS5, or Xbox X/S? Don’t worry! This ultimate controls guide will walk you through all the important buttons you need to know.

Game Tutorial: Remnant 2 Controls Guide

Many players, especially newcomers, seek a comprehensive PC, PS5 & Xbox X/S controls guide for Remnant 2. Survival games can be tricky, and sometimes the game doesn’t provide button prompts, leading to frustration. This guide aims to help you understand all the necessary controls.

Remnant 2 All Platforms Controls Guide (PC, PlayStation 5, Xbox X/S)

Console players cannot change keybinds in the game, but PC players have the freedom to assign keys as they wish. Let’s explore the controls for each platform.

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Controls for PC – Keyboard & Mouse Keybinds

For PC players, here’s a list of essential controls to navigate Remnant 2.

remnant 2 controls and key bindings for PC
Remnant 2 Controls and Key bindings for PC (Image by Macro Gamer via Remnant 2 PC setup)

Movement Controls

Controls Movement
A Left
W Forward
S Backward
D Right
Left Turn Left
Right Turn Right
Left Alt Crouch
Left Shift Sprint
Space Bar Dodge / Vault

Interaction Controls

Controls  Interaction
1 Relic
G Ping
E Interact
L Flashlight
2 Item Slot 1
3 Item Slot 2
4 Item Slot 3
5 Item Slot 4

Combat Controls

Controls  Combat
Q Ability1
X Switch Weapon
C Ability2
Left Mouse Button Shoot
Right Mouse Button Aim
R Reload
Left Mouse Button Melee
Z Scope
F Weapon Mod
Left Shif Shift Camera

UI Controls

Controls  UI
E Item Interact
F Dialogue Select
Space Bar Dialogue Skip
F Contextual IU Input One
R Contextual UI Input Two
Right Mouse Button Inspect
Space Bar Select
Z Clear Notification
W Character
S Inventory
A Archetype
D Traits
Right Shift Next Spectator
W Map Camera Forward
S Map Camera Backward
D Map Camera Right
A Map Camera Left
E Tab Right
Q Tab Left
X Sub Tab Right
Z Sub Tab Left

Menus Controls

Controls Menus
O Options
R Advanced Stats
M Map
P Archetype
J Character
Tab Menu
I Inventory
T Traits

That sums up the Remnant 2 Controls guide for PC, PS5, & Xbox Series X/S. If you’re uncertain about which weapon to use, check out the best Weapons tier list. Also, explore the best Class combos to optimize your gameplay in Remnant II.

Remnant 2 Controls Guide for PlayStation 5 – PS5 Console

Controls Action
Left Stick Move / Shift Camera
D-pad Up Flashlight
RS Move Camera / Scope
L3 Sprint
D-pad Down Emote
R2 Shoot / Attack
Triangle Switch Weapon / Item 2
Square Interact / Item 1
Circle Crouch / Item 4
X Dodge / Vault / item 3
R1 Alt Fire Mode
L2 Aim
L1 Dragon Heart / Alt Mode

Controls for Xbox Series X/S

Here are the controls for Xbox Series X/S.

Remnant 2 Controls Guide xBox
Image by Macro Game via Xbox Remnant 2
Controls Action
Menu Menu
Left Bumper Dragon Heart/ Alt Mode
Left Trigger Aim
Right Trigger Shoot/ Attack
Right Bumper Alt Fire Mode
D-Pad Up Flashlight
D-Pad Down Emote
Left Stick Movement / Shift Camera
Right Stick Camera/ Scope
X Interact / Item 1
Y Switch Weapon / Item 2
B Crouch / Item 4
A Dodge / Vault/ Item 3

Read also: How to solve Tic Tac Toe Puzzle in Remnant 2

Remnant 2 Gameplay

System Requirements for Remnant 2


  • OS: Win 10
  • Processor: Intel Core i5-7600 / AMD Ryzen 5 2600
  • Memory: 16 GB RAM
  • Graphics: GeForce GTX 1650 / AMD Radeon RX 590
  • Storage: 80 GB available space


  • OS: Win 10
  • Processor: Intel i5-10600k / AMD R5 3600
  • Memory: 16 GB RAM
  • Graphics: GeForce RTX 2060 / AMD Radeon RX 5700
  • Storage: 80 GB available space

Remnant 2 FAQs

What platforms does Remnant 2 support?

Remnant 2 is available on PC, PlayStation 5, and Xbox Series X/S.

Can I customize keybindings on PC?

Yes, PC players have the freedom to assign keys as per their preference.

How do I access the controls menu on PS5 and Xbox X/S?

To access the controls menu, pause the game and navigate to the “Settings” or “Options” section.

Are the controls different for each platform?

While the basic controls are similar across platforms, there might be slight variations in keybindings.

Where can I find the best Class combos for Remnant 2?

You can explore the best Class combos and optimize your gameplay in Remnant II through various online guides and resources.


A macro gamer is a pre-programmed command that helps you input data more quickly. Gamers use macro keys to refer to individual keys on gaming mice and keyboards. Macro keys are a set of buttons that can be repeatedly pushed to execute the same operation.

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