Best Ghost of Tsushima PC controller settings

best Ghost of Tsushima PC controller settings
A guide for the best Ghost of Tsushima PC controller settings (Image via Sony Interactive Entertainment)

Four years after the PlayStation release, Ghost of Tsushima PC is finally available for gamers. This Samurai action-adventure title features a plethora of combat mechanics as well as artistic environments. Thus, having good controller settings while playing the game on a PC will elevate the gameplay experience of Jin Sakai's expedition and war against the Mongols.

The article will showcase the best possible controller settings for Ghost of Tsushima PC.

Note: Some settings featured in this article are subjective and solely reflect the writer's opinion.


Ghost of Tsushima PC best controller settings for an elevated experience

Ghost of Tsushima Keyboard and mouse settings (Image via Sony Interactive Entertainment)
Ghost of Tsushima Keyboard and mouse settings (Image via Sony Interactive Entertainment)

Ghost of Tsushima PC has tons of combat options, various weapons, movement mechanics, and more. However, players must customize some of the settings for both the keyboard-mouse combo and controller to have an easier time on the Tsushima island.

Ghost of Tsushima PC keyboard and mouse settings

Movement:

  • Move Forwards: W
  • Move Backwards: S
  • Move Left: A
  • Move Right: D
  • Jump: Spacebar
  • Run: Left Shift
  • Walk: Caps Lock
  • Interact: E
  • Crouch: C

Abilities:

  • Focus: Middle mouse button
  • Call Horse: H
  • Guiding Wind: G
  • Play Flute: Y

Combat:

  • Quick Attack: Left click
  • Heavy Attack: Right click
  • Dash or Dodge: Left Ctrl
  • Block: Q
  • Heal: Z
  • Special Ability: V
  • Standoff: X
  • Select Stance: T
  • Select Stone Stance: 1
  • Select Water Stance: 2
  • Select Wind Stance: 3
  • Select Moon Stance: 4
  • Aim: Left Alt
  • Shoot: Left click
  • Concentration/Ping: C
  • Switch Camera Side: Q
  • Use Quickfire Weapon: F
  • Select Quickfire Weapon: R

Legends:

  • Class Ability: Z
  • Mission Ability: X
  • Quick Chat (Help): U
  • Quick Chat (Thanks): I
  • Quick Chat (Let's Go): O
  • Emote: 8
  • Activate Microphone: L

General:

  • Game Menu: Tab
  • Settings Menu: Esc
  • Photo Mode: P
  • Draw Sword: 5
  • Bow (Gesture): 6
  • Shake Sword: 7
  • Select Option 1: 1
  • Select Option 2: 2
  • Select Option 3: 3
  • Select Option 4: 4
  • Next Option: Scroll wheel up
  • Previous option: Scroll wheel down
  • Next Ammo Type: Right click

Read more: 5 things to know before playing Ghost of Tsushima on PC


Ghost of Tsushima PC settings for Xbox controller

Ghost of Tsushima settings for Xbox controller (Image via Sony Interactive Entertainment)
Ghost of Tsushima settings for Xbox controller (Image via Sony Interactive Entertainment)

If you own an Xbox controller and want to enjoy the Ghost of Tsushima PC version, check out the following controller settings:

  • Player Movement: Left stick
  • Run, Gallop (Horse): Left stick button
  • Standoff: Up (D-pad)
  • Call Horse: Left (D-pad)
  • Heal: Down (D-pad)
  • Show Gestures: Right (D-pad)
  • Camera movement: Right stick
  • Crouch: Right stick button
  • Quick Attack, Assassinate: X
  • Jump: A
  • Dash: B
  • Heavy Attack: Y
  • Quickfire Weapons: RB
  • Fire: RT
  • Select Stance or Quickfire Weapon: RT (hold)
  • Aim: LT
  • Select Ranged Weapon or Ammo: LT (hold)
  • Block: LB
  • Menu: Menu button
  • Focus Hearing: Option button

This concludes our guide on the best controller settings for Ghost of Tsushima PC.

Check out more Ghost of Tsushima guides:

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