Star Citizen PC Controls & Key Bindings Guide - MGW

Star Citizen PC Controls & Key Bindings Guide

Star Citizen PC Controls & Key Bindings Guide

Keyboard Controls & Shortcuts

These are the default key bindings for the game Star Citizen. Make sure to bookmark this page so you can easily refer to it!

 

 

Hotkeys

  • VTOL Mode Toggle: K

 

  • Landing Gear Toggle: N

 

  • Increase / Decrease Accelerator: RIGHT ALT + SCROLL MOUSE WHEEL

 

  • Spacebreak / Stop Ship: X

 

  • Turret ESP Curves and Dampening settings: In game settings

 

  • Turret ESP Toggle: E

 

  • Toggle Turret Mouse Movement (VJoy, FPS Style): Q

 

  • Recenter Turret: C (HOLD)

 

  • Turret Gyro Stabilization Toggle: G

 

  • Turret Speed Limiter Toggle: LEFT SHIFT

 

  • Speed Limiter Relative: SCROLL MOUSE WHEEL

 

  • Velocity Limiter Increase (Relative): W

 

  • Velocity Limiter Decrease (Relative): S

 

  • Cycle Fire Mode (Staggered, Combined): V

 

  • Exit Remote Turret: Y

 

  • Pin Index 1 – Lock / Unlock Pinned Target: 1

 

  • Pin Index 2 – Lock / Unlock Pinned Target: 2

 

  • Pin Index 3 – Lock / Unlock Pinned Target: 3

 

  • Pin Index 1 – Pin / Unpin Selected Target: LEFT ALT + 1

 

  • Pin Index 2 – Pin / Unpin Selected Target: LEFT ALT + 2

 

  • Pin Index 3 – Pin / Unpin Selected Target: LEFT ALT + 3

 

  • Pin Selected Target: No Default Keybind

 

  • Remove All Pinned Targets: 0

 

  • Lock Selected Target: No Default Keybind

 

  • Unlocked Locked Target: LEFT ALT + T

 

  • Enable / Disable Look Ahead: LEFT ALT + L

 

  • Cycle Selection – Forward: R

 

  • Cycle Selection – Reset to auto: LEFT ALT + R

 

  • Cycle Lock – In View Forward: T

 

  • Cycle Lock – In View Under Reticle: T

 

  • Cycle Lock – Attackers Forward: 4

 

  • Cycle Lock – Attackers – Reset to Closest: LEFT ALT + 4

 

  • Cycle Lock – Hostiles Back: 5

 

  • Cycle Lock – Hostiles – Reset to Closest: LEFT ALT + 5

 

  • Cycle Lock – Friendlies Forward: 6

 

  • Cycle Lock – Friendlies: LEFT ALT + 6

 

  • Cycle Lock – All – Forward: 7

 

  • Cycle Lock – All – Reset to Closest: LEFT ALT + 7

 

  • Cycle Lock – Sub-target Forward: 8

 

  • Sub-Target Reset To Main: LEFT ALT + 8

 

  • FOIP & VOIP need to be enabled in the menu and Mobiglas Chat (see below)

 

  • Quick Camera Calibrate: * (Numpad)

 

  • Selfie: (Minus Numpad)

 

  • FOIP Head Tracking Toggle: / (Numpad)

 

  • Cycle Through Audio Channels: . (Numpad)

 

  • FOIP Push To Talk: + (Numpad)

 

  • FOIP Push To talk (Proximity Only): LEFT ALT + + (Numpad)

 

  • In Mobiglas you can turn the Camera and VOIP on or off as well as adjust the volume of each.

 

  • Flight / Systems Ready Toggle: R

 

  • Exit Seat: Y

 

  • Emergency Exit Seat: U + Left Shift

 

  • Open / Close Doors Toggle: No Default Keybind

 

  • Lock / Unlock Doors Toggle: No Default Keybind

 

  • Look Behind: No Default Key Binding

 

  • Weapons Systems Power Toggle: P

 

  • Shield Systems Power Toggle: O

 

  • Toggle Power Thrusters: I

 

  • Power Toggle (All): U

 

  • Increase Priority Thrusters: F5

 

  • Increase Priority Shields: F6

 

  • Increase Priority Weapons: F7

 

  • Reset Priority: F8

 

  • Decrease Throttle: F9

 

  • Decrease Throttle to Min: F9 (DOUBLE TAP)

 

  • Increase Throttle: F10

 

  • Increase Throttle to Max: F10 (DOUBLE TAP)

 

  • Pause / Options: ESC

 

  • Mobiglas: F1

 

  • Cycle Camera (1st person view 3rd person view): F4

 

  • Contacts List: F11

 

  • Chat: F12

 

  • Console: ~ (TILDE)

 

  • Activate Chat: Enter (After F12)

 

  • Dynamic Zoom In/Out: F4 (HOLD) + SCROLL MOUSE WHEEL

 

  • Wipe Visor (On Foot or Seated): LEFT ALT + X

 

  • Open Personal Inventory: I

 

  • Interaction Mode: F

 

  • PIT Wheel Menu: F + RIGHT MOUSE BUTTON

 

  • Drop Item: No Default Keybind

 

  • Interaction Mode Zoom In: F + MOUSE WHEEL UP

 

  • Interaction Mode Zoom Out: F + MOUSE WHEEL DOWN

 

  • Exit: Numpad 0

 

  • Mining Mode: M

 

  • Fire Mining Laser: Mouse Button One

 

  • Switch Mining Laser: Mouse Button Two

 

  • Increase Mining Laser Power: Mouse Wheel Up

 

  • Decrease Mining Laser Power: Mouse Wheel Down

 

  • Cycle Mining Laser Gimbal: G

 

  • Activate Mining Consumable (Slot 1): LEFT ALT + 1

 

  • Activate Mining Consumable (Slot 2): LEFT ALT + 2

 

  • Activate Mining Consumable (Slot 3): LEFT ALT + 3

 

  • Jettison Cargo: LEFT ALT + J

 

  • Equip Multitool: 4

 

  • Fire Mining Laser: LEFT MOUSE BUTTON

 

  • Increase Mining Laser Power: MOUSE WHEEL UP

 

  • Decrease Mining Laser Power: MOUSE WHEEL DOWN

 

  • Activate Scanning Mode: TAB

 

  • Activate Scanning: Mouse Button One

 

  • Scanning Ping: Mouse Button Two

 

  • Increase Scanning Zone: SCROLL MOUSE WHEEL UP

 

  • Decrease Scanning Zone: SCROLL MOUSE WHEEL DOWN

 

  • Cycle Camera (1st person view 3rd person view): F4

 

  • Interact Mode (Inner thought / Inspect): F (HOLD)

 

  • PIT (Personal Inner Thought) Wheel: F + RIGHT MOUSE BUTTON

 

  • Open Personal Inventory: I

 

  • Freelook Active: Z (3rd person only)

 

  • Mobiglas (Scoreboard): F1

 

  • Map: F2

 

  • Force Respawn / Suicide: BACKSPACE (HOLD)

 

  • Wield Sidearm: 1 (Number 1 on the keyboard)

 

  • Wield Primary Weapon: 2 (Number 2 on the keyboard)

 

  • Wield Secondary Weapon: 3 (Number 3 on the keyboard)

 

  • Customize Weapon: J

 

  • Use Special Item / knife (after you have purchased and equipped one): 4 (Number 4 on the keyboard)

 

  • Use Special Item #2 (after you have purchased and equipped one): 5 (Number 5 on the keyboard)

 

  • Select Contract Item: 6 (Number 6 on the keyboard)

 

  • Throw Item (Grenade): G

 

  • Throw Box: LEFT MOUSE BUTTON (HOLD) – Updated in Alpha 3.11!

 

  • Heal With Medpen: C

 

  • Refill Oxygen: B

 

  • Sprint: LEFT SHIFT (HOLD)

 

  • Hold Breath (Aiming down sites): LEFT SHIFT (HOLD)

 

  • Change Weapon Fire Mode: V

 

  • Turn on Suit Light / Flashlight: T

 

  • Reload: R

 

  • Holster Weapon: R (HOLD)

 

  • FPS Underbarrel Attachment Action: U

 

  • Walk / Jog: Scroll Mouse wheel

 

  • Crouch: LEFT CTRL

 

  • Prone: X

 

  • Roll Left (While Prone): A (Double Tap)

 

  • Roll Right (While Prone): D (Double Tap)

 

  • Jump: SPACEBAR

 

  • Lean Left: Q

 

  • Lean Right: E

 

  • Melee Attack: Mouse Button 3

 

  • Flashlight (Torch / Light): T

 

  • Pull Out Fists: 0 (On keyboard)

 

  • Wield Knife: 5 (On Keyboard)

 

  • Left Jab: LEFT MOUSE BUTTON

 

  • Right Jab: RIGHT MOUSE BUTTON

 

  • Left Heavy Attack: LEFT MOUSE BUTTON (HOLD)

 

  • Right Heavy Attack: RIGHT MOUSE BUTTON (HOLD)

 

  • Attack Combos: Varying attack combinations

 

  • Takedown: MIDDLE MOUSE BUTTON (HOLD)

 

  • Block: RIGHT + LEFT MOUSE BUTTONS (HOLD)

 

  • Dodge Left: DOUBLE TAP A

 

  • Dodge Right: DOUBLE TAP D

 

  • Dodge Back: DOUBLE TAP S

 

  • /left: Keypad 1

 

  • /stop: Keypad 2

 

  • /right: Keypad 3

 

  • /yes: Keypad 4

 

  • /forward: Keypad 5

 

  • /no: Keypad 6

 

  • Boost: LEFT SHIFT

 

  • Strafe Up: SPACEBAR

 

  • Strafe Down: CTRL

 

  • Roll Left: Q

 

  • Roll Right: E

 

  • Strafe Left: A

 

  • Strafe Right: D

 

  • Freelook: Z

 

  • Brake: X

 

  • Mobiglas / Scoreboard: F1

 

  • MFD Screen Up (when in free look): W

 

  • Hud Screen Right (when in free look): D

 

  • Hud Left Option (when in free look): A

 

  • Hud Down Option (when in free look): S

 

  • Quantum Travel Drive: B

 

  • Quantum Travel / Jump: B (HOLD) – Calibrate Destination First and Spool Drive

 

  • Camera Mode: F4

 

  • Camera Zoom in 3rd Person: Hold F4 and Scroll Mouse Wheel

 

  • Freelook Toggle: Z

 

  • Freelook: Z (HOLD)

 

  • Ship Self Destruct: BACKSPACE (HOLD)

 

  • Scan Mode: TAB

 

  • Activate Scanning: Mouse Button One

 

  • Scanning Ping: Mouse Button Two

 

  • Throttle Up: W

 

  • Throttle Down: S

 

  • Strafe Left: A

 

  • Strafe Right: D

 

  • Strafe Up: SPACEBAR

 

  • Strafe Down: LEFT CTRL

 

  • Roll Left: Q

 

  • Roll Right: E

 

  • Launch Flare: H – New in 3.11

 

  • Launch Chaff: J – New in 3.11

 

  • Missile Lock: CLICK MOUSE BUTTON 3

 

  • Fire Missile: HOLD MOUSE BUTTON 3

 

  • Unlock Missile: No Default Key Binding

 

  • Cycle Gimbal Assist / Standard Gimbal / Gimbal Lock modes – Cycle Modes: G

 

  • Afterburner: LEFT SHIFT (HOLD)

 

  • Space Break: X

 

  • Respawn: X (Arena Commander)

 

  • Decoupled Mode Toggle: V

 

  • Landing Mode Toggle: N

 

  • Automatic Landing: N (HOLD)

 

  • Request Landing Permission: Use the ship console [Menu -> Comms] or Mobiglas

 

  • Match Target Velocity Toggle: No Default Key Bind

 

  • Cycle Radar Range: Use the Ship’s Radar or bind a key

 

  • Toggle Lights: L

 

  • Exit Pilot Seat: Y

 

  • Cycle Toggle: No Default Key Bind

 

  • Eject: Y (HOLD)

 

  • Rear View Camera: Z

 

  • Mining Mode: M

 

  • Cruise Control: C

 

  • Speed Limiter Toggle: No Default Key Binding

 

  • Hail Target: 9

 

  • VTOL Mode Toggle: K

 

  • Dynamic Zoom In / Out Toggle / Look Ahead: No Default Key Bind

 

  • Dynamic Zoom In / Out: LEFT ALT + MOUSE WHEEL

 

  • Systems Ready: R

 

  • Open / Close Doors: K

 

  • Lock / Unlock Doors: L

 

  • Horn: SPACEBAR

 

  • Break: X

 

  • Drive Forward: W

 

  • Drive Backward: S

 

  • Turn Left: A

 

  • Turn Right: D

 

  • Roll Right: E

 

  • Roll Left: Q

 

  • Primary Fire: LEFT MOUSE BUTTON

 

  • Secondary Fire: RIGHT MOUSE BUTTON

 

  • Dynamic Zoom In / Out: LEFT ALT + MOUSE WHEEL

 

  • Vehicle Light: T

 

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