Plague Tale Requiem: Guide to Controls

In Plague Tale Requiem, the controls are similar to the previous game. Our guide provides an overview of the control buttons and information about additional settings.

This page lists all the controls in A Plague Tale: Requiem and explains their functions. You will also learn if it is possible to change the controls in the game settings. The controls for PS5, Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S are detailed below:

  • PS5
  • Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S
  • Additional control settings

PS5

Move character

Look around

Vault over obstacle

Climb

Craft (Hold down the Aim button).

Crouch – critical for stealth

Drop large carried item

Strike (Melee only)

Counter

Interaction

Pick up object

Stab (Must have a knife in inventory)

Aim

Shoot (Hold down aim button – Hold down shoot button to increase shot power)

Sprint

Command – In certain parts of the game, you may order your companion to perform certain actions, such as using a mechanism

Select weapon and ammo (Hold down the button)

Craft ammo

Next weapon

Next ammo type (Such as regular or incendiary slingshot ammo)

Ratsense (Hugo must first unlock this ability)

Previous weapon

Next ammo type (Such as regular or incendiary slingshot ammo)

Crafting menu – Upgrades, skills, and collectibles can be found in other tabs

Pause menu – Restart a scene, load a previous checkpoint, use photo mode

Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S

Move character

Look around

Vault over obstacle

Climb

Craft (Hold down the Aim button).

Crouch – critical for stealth

Drop large carried item

Melee attack that hits with force

Defensive move to counter enemy attacks

Interact with objects in the environment

Grab an item from the ground

Use a knife from your inventory to stab enemies

Focus your aim on a specific target

Fire your weapon by holding down the aim button

Run quickly to escape danger

Give commands to your companion to perform certain actions

Select a weapon and its corresponding ammunition by holding down the button

Craft ammunition for your weapons

Switch to the next available weapon

Select the next type of ammunition for your weapon, such as regular or incendiary slingshot ammo

Hugo can use his ratsense ability to detect hazards and enemies

Switch to the previous weapon you were using

Select the next type of ammunition for your weapon, such as regular or incendiary slingshot ammo

Access the crafting menu to upgrade your weapons, skills, and collectibles

Access the pause menu to restart a scene, load a previous checkpoint, or use photo mode

Additional control settings

In Plague Tale: Requiem, players can customize the default controls and use additional settings to enhance gameplay. Some important options include:

  1. Vibration – Enable or disable controller vibration
  2. Aim Assist – Enable or disable the aim assist feature
  3. Stick Swap – Swap the analog sticks for movement and camera control
  4. Invert Camera Axis – Invert X and Y axis for camera control
  5. Sensitivity – Adjust camera, aiming, and movement sensitivity
  6. Automatic Interactions – Skip quick time events and quick interactions
  7. Hold – Change button prompts to work after a single press instead of holding the button

FAQ

1. What kind of controls can we expect in Plague Tale Requiem?

In Plague Tale Requiem, we can expect the same kind of controls as in the previous game, A Plague Tale Innocence. The game is primarily played from a third-person perspective, and the controls are designed to be intuitive and easy to learn. Players will need to master a range of skills, including stealth, combat, and puzzle-solving, and the controls have been designed to support all of these gameplay mechanics.

2. Will Plague Tale Requiem be playable with a controller?

Yes, Plague Tale Requiem will be fully playable with a controller on all platforms. Players will have the option to use either a keyboard and mouse or a controller, depending on their personal preference. The game has been optimized to work well with a variety of different controllers, so players can choose the one that feels most comfortable to them.

3. Are there any new control features in Plague Tale Requiem?

While most of the controls in Plague Tale Requiem will be familiar to players who have played A Plague Tale Innocence, there are some new features and improvements to look forward to. For example, players can now use a grappling hook to navigate the environment, which adds a new layer of verticality to the gameplay. Additionally, the combat system has been refined and improved, with new abilities and moves for the player to master.

4. Can the controls be customized in Plague Tale Requiem?

Yes, players will have the ability to customize the controls in Plague Tale Requiem to suit their individual preferences. This includes the ability to remap buttons, adjust sensitivity settings, and more. Whether you prefer a more traditional control scheme or something more unique, you should be able to find a configuration that works for you.

5. Will Plague Tale Requiem support keyboard and mouse on consoles?

Yes, Plague Tale Requiem will support keyboard and mouse on consoles, including the Xbox Series X/S and PlayStation 5. This gives players the option to play with the control scheme that they are most comfortable with, regardless of the platform they are playing on. Of course, the game will also support controllers on all platforms, so players can choose the option that works best for them.

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