PC Controls for Command & Conquer: Red Alert 2 and Yuri’s Revenge - MGW

PC Controls for Command & Conquer: Red Alert 2 and Yuri’s Revenge

PC Controls for Command & Conquer: Red Alert 2 and Yuri’s Revenge

Command & Conquer: Red Alert 2, plus Yuri’s Revenge? That game’s a classic in the RTS scene… Just dropped on Steam, so it’s easier than ever to snag a copy, all thanks to Electronic Arts (EA) for unlocking their vault & including this hit along with a bunch of other great classics.


Looking to get savvy with all the hotkeys & keyboard shortcuts? We’ve put together a solid guide laying out each shortcut to help you level up your play. Don’t forget to bookmark this handy resource for a quick reference next time you’re in need of a strategic edge.



Default Keyboard Shortcuts & Hotkeys

General Commands

  • D: Deploy items or units.


  • G: Guard the area you’re currently in.


  • Ctrl + Click: Attack-move towards a target.


  • Shift + ↑ + Click: Disperse your units quickly.


  • X: Scatter units to avoid cluster damage.


  • S: Halt your units’ actions immediately.


  • Ctrl + Click (on target): Direct your units to fire upon a specific target.


  • Alt + Click (on location): Move units to a specified spot, regardless of obstacles.


  • Esc: Access the options menu.


  • Ctrl + 1 – 9: Group selected units into a team.


  • 1 – 9: Choose a pre-defined team.


  • 1 – 9 then 1 – 9 again: Focus the camera on a team.


  • A: Ally with another faction.


  • T: Select all units of a particular type.


  • Enter: Chat with everyone in multiplayer.


  • Backspace: Message only your allies.


  • \: Broadcast a message to all players.


  • (while typing): Abort your current message.


  • B + Enter: Mark a location with a beacon; Delete to remove it.


  • Z + Click on a unit: Set movement waypoints for units.


  • Space: Jump to the latest event indicated on your radar.


  • Click on a building then the battlefield to set a rally point.



Advanced Commands

  • F: Order units to follow a target.


  • Ctrl/Alt + Click: Guard a specific destination or unit.


  • Q/W/E/R: Switch between Structures, Defense, Infantry, and Vehicle tabs.


  • N/M: Navigate through your units one by one.


  • P: Select all your units at once.


  • Y: Filter units by their veterancy level.


  • U: Flip through user interface pages.


  • Shift + Click on a unit: Add or remove units from your current selection.


  • H (hold): Re-center the map on your base.


  • K/L + Click on a structure: Switch to repair or sell mode.


  • Ctrl + F1/F2/F3/F4: Create location bookmarks for quick navigation.


  • F1/F2/F3/F4: Jump to a bookmarked location.


  • F5/F6/F7/F8: Send audio taunts in multiplayer games.


  • Fernando

    Fernando is doing what he always did, sharing his honest opinions about games whenever he can. The difference is now he is writing and not talking about it.

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