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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.

PC

Default

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

Alternative

Before the Storm supports the editing of keybindings.

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

PlayStation 4

Symbol Name Primary Function
Button-bts-ps-options.png
Pause Menu Press Options to pause the game.
Button-bts-ps-lstick.png
Movement Players can control the character Chloe Price using the left analog stick.
Button-bts-ps-rstick.png
Camera Use the right analog stick to move the camera.
Button-bts-ps-l2.png
Skip Scene To skip a previously viewed scene, press the L2 button in collectible mode.
Button-bts-ps-xosqtr.png
Interact Press the Square, Triangle, Circle or Cross buttons to interact with a person or object.
Button-bts-ps-r2.png
Run Hold R2 to move faster.
Button-bts-ps-rstick.png
Center Camera Press the right stick to recenter camera.
Button-bts-ps-l2.png
View Objective Hold L2 to view your current objective.
Button-bts-ps-touchpad.png
Journal Press the touchpad to open Chloe's journal.
Button-bts-ps-backtalk.png
Backtalk Select from the Square, Triangle, or Circle buttons to engage in Backtalk.
How to Play: The controls menu for the PS4.

Xbox One

Symbol Name Primary Function
Button-xone-Menu.png
Pause Menu Press Menu to pause the game.
Button-xbox-leftstick.png
Movement Players can control the character Chloe Price using the left analog stick.
Button-xbox-rightstick.png
Camera Use the right analog stick to move the camera.
Button-xone-RB.png
Skip Scene To skip a previously viewed scene, press the RB button in collectible mode.
Button-bts-xone-abxy.png
Interact Press the A, B, X or Y buttons to interact with a person or object.
Button-xone-RT.png
Run Hold RT to move faster.
Button-xbox-rightstick.png
Center Camera Press the right stick to recenter camera.
Button-xone-LT.png
View Objective Hold LT to view your current objective.
Button-xone-Windows.png
Journal Press the View button to open Chloe's journal.
Button-bts-xone-backtalk.png
Backtalk Select from the X, Y or B buttons to engage in Backtalk.
How to Play: The controls menu for the Xbox One.

Mobile (iOS/Android)

The controls have been simplified for touch screens on mobile.

TBA

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