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Controller Guide - Keyboard, Mouse & Gamepad Configurations

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Read this Borderlands 3 guide to learn the different controls for the game. Find out the default button layouts and keybinds for the game and see if it has controller support on PC!

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Default Keyboard and Mouse Controls

Default Keyboard & Mouse Config

Default Keyboard & Mouse Config

Movement Controls

ActionKeybind
Forward/AccelerateW
Backward/ReverseS
Strafe/Steer LeftA
Strafe/Steer RightD
JumpSpace
Sprint/BoostL-Shift
Crouch/Slide/Ground SlamL-Ctrl

Combat & Interaction Controls

ActionKeybind
Fire/Primary WeaponLMB
MeleeV
ReloadR
Action SkillF
Throw GrenadeG
Next WeaponScroll Down
Previous WeaponScroll Up
Weapon 11
Weapon 22
Weapon 33
Weapon 44
Primary UseE
Secondary UseQ
Weapon ModeC
ADS (Aim)/Secondary WeaponRMB

Social Controls

ActionKeybind
Photo ModeP
Emote 1
Emote 2
Emote 3
Emote 4

Miscellaneous Controls

ActionKeybind
Previous Tracked Mission[
Next Tracked Mission]
Mark TargetX

Driving Controls

ActionKeybind
E-BrakeSpace
HornF
Exit VehicleE
Swap SeatsQ
Air Control UpW
Air Control DownS
Air Control LeftA
Air Control RightD

Common Controls

ActionKeybind
Character MenuTab
MapM
LogsL
InventoryI
SkillsK
Guardian RankJ
RosterF1
MatchmakingF2
SHiFTF3
MailF4
Lan BrowserF5
Quick MenuZ

All Keybinds Are Interchangeable

You will be able to assign any action as any key. Note that you will not be able to assign a key into two different actions.

Gamepad Controller Layout

Default Controller Button Layout

Gamepad Controller Layout

Walking Controls Button Scheme

ActionButton
(Xbox / PS4)
Forward-Backward/StrafeL-Stick
SprintPress L-Stick
Look Up-Down/TurnR-Stick
MeleePress R-Stick
Fire WeaponRT / R2
ADS (Aim)LT / L2
Action SkillLB / L1
Throw GrenadeRB / R1
JumpA / X
Crouch/Slide/Ground SlamB / O
Primary Use / Give Up / ReloadX / ◻
Secondary Use / Next WeaponY / △
Mark TargetDPAD Up
Toggle Firing ModeDPAD Down
Previous Active MissionDPAD Left
Next Active MissionDPAD Right

Driving Controls Button Scheme

ActionButton
(Xbox / PS4)
Accelerate/Reverse/Air ControlL-Stick
Look/SteerR-Stick
Primary WeaponRT / R2
Secondary WeaponLT / L2
Wheel AbilityRB / R1
BoostLB / L1
Swap SeatsY / △
Primary Use X / ◻
Exit VehicleB / O
Mark TargetDPAD Up
Previous Active MissionDPAD Left
Next Active MissionDPAD Right

Control Schemes are Interchangeable

You will be able to change the button and thumbstick scheme of your controller into different presets. However, please note that these are presets and are not fully customizable.

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