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How to Change Controls on PS4

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Want to build faster or shoot better using the PS4 controller? Here's a guide on the different PS4 Controller settings on Fortnite & how you can change them.

How to Change Controls on PS4

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How to Change the Controls on PS4

Open the Settings Menu

How to Change the Controls on PS4

Get to the Settings Menu by pressing the "Options" Button on your Controller and then selecting the "Gear" Button on the side of the panel.

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Go to the Controller Tab

How to Change the Controls on PS4

Press the "R1" button to get to the "Controller Tab".

Select the Control Scheme

How to Change the Controls on PS4

Choose the Control Scheme you want to use through the "Arrow Buttons" above the controller layout! The functions of each control scheme are displayed as you go through them.

Available Controller Schemes

There are four control schemes available for the PS4 controller in Fortnite. Currently, players do not have the option to customize their own controls.

Toggle Between Build/Combat Modes

Each Control Scheme has two different sets of controls that a player can switch between and use during gameplay. This is activated by pressing the O Button on the controller!

Builder Pro Controls

The Builder Pro puts emphasis on being able to select building materials and structures easily for users.

Build Mode
ButtonFunction
L2Select/Place Stairs
L1Select/Place Roof
D-Pad UpInventory
D-Pad DownEmote
D-Pad LeftChange Building Material/Trap
D-Pad RightSquad Comms
Left StickMove
Left Stick ButtonSprint
Auto-Sprint (Double Click)
TouchpadToggle Map
OptionsGame Menu
R2Select/Place Wall
R1Select/Place Floor
TriangleToggle Harvesting Tool
SquareSelect/Place Trap
CircleToggle Combat Mode
Edit Building Place (Hold)
CrossJump
Right StickLook
Right Stick ButtonRotate Building Piece (Tap)
Edit Mode (Hold)
Combat Mode
ButtonFunction
L2Aim Down Sights
L1Previous Weapon
D-Pad UpInventory
D-Pad DownEmote
D-Pad Left-
D-Pad RightSquad Comms
Left StickMove
Left Stick ButtonSprint
Auto-Sprint (Double Click)
TouchpadToggle Map
OptionsGame Menu
R2Attack/Select
R1Next Weapon
TriangleToggle Harvesting Tool
SquareReload
CircleToggle Build Mode
Edit Building Place (Hold)
CrossJump
Right StickLook
Right Stick ButtonCrouch (Tap)
Repair (Hold)

Combat Pro Controls

Want to focus more on combat? Then the Combat Pro control scheme is for you. It's designed to make combat easier for players with faster weapon switches and overall controls!

Build Mode
ButtonFunction
L2Change Building Material
Swap Trap
L1Previous Building Piece
D-Pad UpInventory
D-Pad DownEmote
D-Pad Left-
D-Pad RightSquad Comms
Left StickMove
Left Stick ButtonSprint
Auto-Sprint (Double Click)
TouchpadToggle Map
OptionsGame Menu
R2Confirm
R1Next Building Piece
TriangleToggle Harvesting Tool
SquareTrap (Tap Select/Tap Place)
CircleToggle Combat Mode
Edit Building Place (Hold)
CrossJump
Right StickLook
Right Stick ButtonRotate Building Piece (Tap)
Repair/Edit Mode (Hold)
Combat Mode
ButtonFunction
L2Aim Down Sights
L1Previous Weapon
D-Pad UpInventory
D-Pad DownEmote
D-Pad Left-
D-Pad RightSquad Comms
Left StickMove
Left Stick ButtonSprint
Auto-Sprint (Double Click)
TouchpadToggle Map
OptionsGame Menu
R2Attack/Confirm
R1Next Weapon
TriangleToggle Harvesting Tool
SquareReload
Interact (Tap/Hold)
CircleToggle Build Mode
Edit Building Place (Hold)
CrossJump
Right StickLook
Right Stick ButtonCrouch (Tap
Repair (Hold)

Old School Controls

Old School Controls were the default controls before the other controls schemes were introduced. If you're more used to the original controls of Fortnite, then going back to Old School is for you.

Build Mode
ButtonFunction
L2-
L1Change Building Material
Swap Trap
D-Pad UpToggle Map
D-Pad DownEmote
D-Pad Left-
D-Pad RightSquad Comms
Left StickMove
Left Stick ButtonSprint
Auto-Sprint (Double Click)
TouchpadInventory
OptionsGame Menu
R2Confirm
R1Rotate Building Piece
TriangleNext Building Piece
SquareSelect/Place Trap
Interact (Tap/Hold)
CircleToggle Combat Mode
Edit Building Place (Hold)
CrossJump
Right StickLook
Right Stick ButtonRepair Building Piece (Tap)
Repair/Edit Mode (Hold)
Combat Mode
ButtonFunction
L2Aim Down Sights
L1Crouch
D-Pad UpToggle Map
D-Pad DownEmote
D-Pad Left-
D-Pad RightSquad Comms
Left StickMove
Left Stick ButtonSprint
Auto-Sprint (Double Click)
TouchpadInventory
OptionsGame Menu
R2Attack/Confirm
R1-
TriangleNext Weapon
Toggle Harvesting Tool (Hold)
SquareReload
Interact (Tap/Hold)
CircleToggle Build Mode
Edit Building Place (Hold)
CrossJump
Right StickLook
Right Stick ButtonRepair (Hold)

Quick Builder Controls

This control scheme is focused on helping players to build structures as fast as possible with just a few button clicks!

Build Mode
ButtonFunction
L2-
L1Previous Building Piece
D-Pad UpToggle Map
D-Pad DownEmote
D-Pad Left-
D-Pad RightSquad Comms
Left StickMove
Left Stick ButtonChange Building Material/Swap Trap
Auto-Spring (Double Click)
TouchpadInventory
OptionsGame Menu
R2Confirm
R1Next Building Piece
TriangleSelect Trap
SquareInteract (Tap/Hold)
CircleToggle Combat Mode
Edit Building Place (Hold)
CrossJump
Right StickLook
Right Stick ButtonRepair Building Piece
Edit Mode
>Combat Mode
ButtonFunction
L2Aim Down Sights
L1Crouch
D-Pad UpToggle Map
D-Pad DownEmote
D-Pad Left-
D-Pad RightSquad Comms
Left StickMove
Left Stick ButtonSprint
Auto-Sprint (Double Click)
TouchpadInventory
OptionsGame Menu
R2Attack/Confirm
R1-
TriangleNext Weapon
Toggle Harvesting Tool (Hold)
SquareReload
Interact (Tap/Hold)
CircleToggle Build Mode
Edit Building Place (Hold)
CrossJump
Right StickLook
Right Stick ButtonRepair (Hold)

How to Adjust Controller Sensitivity

How to Adjust Controller Sensitivity

Other than the Controls, players can also change the Controller Sensitivity, as well as Scope Sensitivity in the Settings Menu.

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