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Read this Resident Evil 2 (RE2) remake guide on the game's basic controls. Learn how move around, shoot your game, & difference in control setting types!

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Basic Movement & Gun Controls

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Resident Evil 2 Basic Game Controls Guide: How To Shoot & Move

List Of Controls

Action Button Control
Aim Weapon L2
Shoot / Attack / Throw R2
Reload
Aim Sub-Weapon L1

Basic Shooting = Aim (L2) → Shoot (R2) → Reload (☐)

It's best to master how to aim, shoot, and reload as these are the basic controls to shoot your gun. Remember the controls - Aim (L2) → Shoot (R2) → Reload (☐)!

Use Sub-Weapon To Attack

You can also use an equipped sub-weapon to attack your enemies. Once you've mastered the basic way to shoot, you can use Aim (L1) → Attack / Throw (R2) to utilize your sub-weapon.

How To Move Characters In-Game

Resident Evil 2 Basic Game Controls Guide: How To Shoot & Move

List Of Movement Controls (Per Type Setting)

ActionType AType BType C
Move CharacterMove L Joystick
RunL3XR1
Quick TurnL + XL + L3L + X

Run Controls Change Per Type Setting

Depending on the Type of settings you've chosen (Type A/B/C), the controls for running will change. You can also change whether you just need to hold or single press the button to run.

Learn How To Use Quick Turns

Quick turns allow you to make quick 180 degree turns instantly. Learn how to make quick turns to immediately avoid confronting hordes of zombies in order to allow you to escape.

Differences In Type Setting Controls

Adjust Type Setting Controls To Your Preference

Resident Evil 2 Basic Game Controls Guide: How To Shoot & Move

You can change the way you play the game depending on your preference. You can switch button assignments by pressing the Options button on the controller, then going into Options, then Controls, then Control Settings.

List Of Controls For All Type Settings

Action Button Control
Aim Weapon L2
Shoot / Attack / Throw R2
Reload
Aim Sub-Weapon L1
Change Weapons Directional Pad
Open Inventory
Confirm
Move Character L Joystick
Reset Camera R3
Move Camera R Joystick

List Of Controls By Type

Action Type A Type B Type C
Change Ammo R1 R1 L3
Run L3 X R1
Quick Turn L + X L + L3 L + X

Movement Controls Are Different

It's best to double check your control settings before you continue on with the game. Choose the type setting that is easiest for you to use to ensure quality gameplay.

Control Settings When Running

Run With Single Button Press

With this setting, you need to just press your run button to activate it. This is easy to use and will keep you running until you press the button again.

Run By Holding Button

You'll initiate your run and will keep running if you keep pressing or holding onto the button. This lets you easily switch between walking and running, allowing your movement to be more flexible.

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