A Plague Tale: Requiem controls guide

Learn the PC, Xbox, and PS5 controls for A Plague Tale Requiem.

You’ll want to learn the A Plague Tale: Requiem controls fully before you tackle aggressive soldiers and hordes of hungry rats. With multiple ammunition types available, there’s a lot to keep track of. In this guide, we’ll break down the full PC controls, Xbox Controls, and PS5 controls to A Plague Tale: Requiem, so you’re covered no matter what platform you play on. 

A Plague Tale: Requiem PC controls

PC controls a plague tale requiem controls guide - an image of the controls menu in the settings
 
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The PC controls to A Plague Tale: Requiem are the most complex but you can more readily swap between the weapons and tools you need with the number keys. Check the full controls list below, and head to the Settings -> Controls menu if you want to reassign any of the inputs.

Action

PC Controls

Move

WASD Keys

Look/Camera

Move Mouse

Vault

Space

Crouch

C

Sprint

Left Shift

Walk

Z

Interact / Pick Up

E

Ratsense

Q

Companion Order Selection

Alt (Hold)

Order: Interact

E

Aim

Right Mouse Button

Shoot / Throw (While Aiming)

Left Mouse Button

Strike / Counter (In Close Combat)

Left Mouse Button

Weapon / Ammo wheel

Tab (Hold)

Swap Weapon

Mouse Wheel Up / Down

Next Ammo

E / Mouse 4

Previous Ammo

Q / Mouse 5

Sling

1

Hand Throw

2

Pot

3

Crossbow

4

Ignifer

5

Tar

6

Odoris

7

Extinguis

8

Crafting Menu

I

Look At

F (Hold)

Pause 

Escape

A Plague Tale: Requiem Xbox and PS5 controls

A Plague Tale Requiem Xbox PS5 controls guide list - hugo and amicia holding hands in a  burnt out field
 
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The Xbox controls and PS5 controls for A Plague Tale: Requiem are fairly straightforward, though we recommend taking note of the Strike/Counter input as you have little time to react in game when caught by a guard.

Action

Xbox Controls

PS5 Controls

Move

Left Analog Stick

Left Analog Stick

Look/Camera

Right Analog Stick

Right Analog Stick

Vault

A

X

Crouch

B

Circle

Interact / Pick Up

Y

Triangle

Sprint

RT

R2

Aim

LT

L2

Shoot / Throw (While Aiming)

RT

R2

Strike / Counter (In Close Combat)

X

Square

Weapon / Ammo Wheel

RB (Hold)

R1 (Hold)

Next Weapon

D-Pad Up

D-Pad Up

Previous Weapon

D-Pad Down

D-Pad Down

Ratsense

D-Pad Down

D-Pad Down

Next Ammo

D-Pad Right

D-Pad Right

Previous Ammo

D-Pad Left

D-Pad Left

Companion Order Selection

LB (Hold)

L1 (Hold)

Order: Interact

Y

Triangle

Crafting Menu

View Button

Touchpad

Look At

Click In Right Stick

R3 (Click In Right Stick

Pause

Start Button

Options Button

Those were the full controls for A Plague Tale: Requiem including PC controls, Xbox controls, and PS5 controls. Study them well now, because the rats won’t wait for you to look them up when they’re closing in for a bite!

Associate Editor

Henry Stenhouse serves an eternal punishment as the Associate Editor of AllGamers. He spent his younger life studying the laws of physics, even going so far as to complete a PhD in the subject before video game journalism stole his soul. Confess your love of Super Smash Bros. via email at henry.stenhouse@allgamers.com, or catch him on Twitter.

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