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Before the Storm
BtS How to Play PC

How to Play: The controls menu for the PC version of Life is Strange: Before the Storm

The Control Scheme page lists the default control keys for Life is Strange: Before the Storm across the following three platforms: PC, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One.

PCEdit

Default Edit

Symbol Name Primary Function
Esc key-by Afterlaughs
Pause Menu Press ESC to pause the game.
BtS movement controls PC
Movement Players can control the character Chloe Price using the W, A, S and D keys.
BtS move camera PC
Camera Use the mouse to move the camera.
BtS skip scene PC
Skip Scene To skip a previously viewed scene, press the Spacebar button in collectible mode.
BtS interact controls PC-horizontal
Interact Hold left mouse button, then use the W, A, S and D keys to interact with a person or object.
BtS shift go faster PC
Run Hold Shift to move faster.
BtS recenter camera PC
Center Camera Use middle mouse button to recenter camera.
BtS view objective PC
View Objective Hold right mouse button to view your current objective.
BtS open journal PC
Journal Press Tab to open Chloe's journal.
BtS backtalk icon small
BtS backtalk controls PC
Backtalk Select from the A, W, and D keys to engage in Backtalk.

Alternative Edit

Before the Storm supports the editing of keybindings.

BtS Editing Keybinding PC

Game Settings: The keybindings editing screen for the PC version of Before the Storm.

PlayStation 4 Edit

Symbol Name Primary Function
Button-bts-ps-options
Pause Menu Press Options to pause the game.
Button-bts-ps-lstick
Movement Players can control the character Chloe Price using the left analog stick.
Button-bts-ps-rstick
Camera Use the right analog stick to move the camera.
Button-bts-ps-l2
Skip Scene To skip a previously viewed scene, press the L2 button in collectible mode.
Button-bts-ps-xosqtr
Interact Press the Square, Triangle, Circle or Cross buttons to interact with a person or object.
Button-bts-ps-r2
Run Hold R2 to move faster.
Button-bts-ps-rstick
Center Camera Press the right stick to recenter camera.
Button-bts-ps-l2
View Objective Hold L2 to view your current objective.
Button-bts-ps-touchpad
Journal Press the touchpad to open Chloe's journal.
Button-bts-ps-backtalk
Backtalk Select from the Square, Triangle, or Circle buttons to engage in Backtalk.
Ps4 controls

Xbox One Edit

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