Battlefield 2042 has already launched in beta for PC, Xbox, and PS4. If you want to get ahead of the curve, you need to master the controls before your rivals. Some of them have changed from previous Battlefield games. All controls have the option to be customized, so take some time to familiarize yourself with them and adjust. Read on as we discuss the Battlefield 2042 controls for PC, Xbox, and PS4.
Battlefield 2042 Controls for PC
When playing Battlefield on PC, the key bindings are crucial for quick switches. You will need to play for a while to get familiar with the controls. All of them are easy to customize, so if you prefer to swap some around you can do so.
You also have the option of connecting a controller. This will only suit some players, mainly ones who are transitioning from a console. You also get more options to customize when using a mouse and keyboard.
|Move: W/K/S/D||Zoom: Right Mouse Button|
|Sprint: Shift||Fire: Left Mouse Button|
|Look: Mouse||Grenade: G Key|
|Melee: F Key||Reload: R Key|
|Crouch: Left Control or Hold C||Call In- B Key Hold|
|Prone: Z Key||VOIP: Left Alt|
|Slide: Z Key While Sprinting||Chat: H Key|
|Jump: Spacebar||Full Map: M Key|
|Vault: Spacebar + Move Towards Obstacle||Menu: Esc key|
|Enter/Exit Vehicle: E Key||Swap Vehicle Seat: F1 to F8|
|Revive; E Key Hold||Switch Primary/Secondary Weapon; 1,2|
|Plus Menu: T Key||Specialty: 3|
|Comorose/Ping: Q key Hold||Open Gadget: 4|
Battlefield 2042 Controls for Xbox
All Xbox controls work the same on current and next-gen consoles in Battlefield. Controls will have changed for some operations from previous Battlefield games. Make sure you check them and play some practice rounds.
If you are switching from PC to console, you can always add a mouse and keyboard and use the controls from that. Customize them in the menu if you need to. The full controls can be found below.
|Move: Left Stick||Zoom: LT|
|Sprint: Left Stick Click||Fire: RT|
|Look: Right Slick||Switch Primary/Secondary Weapon: Y|
|Melee: Right Stick Click||Speciality: Left D Pad|
|Crouch: B||Open Gadget: Right D Pad|
|Prone: B Hold||Grenade: Up D Pad|
|Slide: B While Sprinting||Reload: X|
|Jump: A||Call In Menu: RB Hold|
|Vault: A Move Towards||Full Map: Menu Button|
|Enter/Exit Vehicle: X||Menu: Options Button|
|Revive: X Hold||Swap Vehicle Seat: A|
|Plus Menu: LB Hold|
|Comorose/Ping: RB Hold|
PS4 Battlefield 2042 Controls
PS4 and PS5 controls operate the same in Battlefield 2042. You can change them in the in-game menu if you feel they do not work for your playing style. Remember that some controls have changed from previous Battlefield games. If you wish, you can forgo the controller and add a mouse and keyboard to the console. You can find all the controls for PS4 and PS5 below.
|Move: Left Stick||Zoom: L2|
|Sprint: Left Stick Click||Fire: R2|
|Look: Right Stick||Switch Primary/Secondary Weapons: Triangle|
|Melee: Right Stick Click||Speciality: Left Direction|
|Crouch: Circle||Open Gadget: Right Direction|
|Prone: Circle Hold||Grenade: Up Direction|
|Slide: Circle While Sprinting||Reload: Square|
|Jump: Cross||Call In Menu: R1 Hold|
|Vault: Cross Move Toward Obstacle||Full Map: Touchpad|
|Enter/Exit Vehicles: Square||Menu: Options Button|
|Revive: Square Hold||Swap Seat: X|
|Plus Menu: L1|