Metro: Exodus Controls (PS4 / XB1)

Metro Exodus Controls

Before you jump into Metro: Exodus, it helps to have a grasp of the basic controls. You have a lot of options in the game regardless of the platform you’re playing on, and mastering the controls will only make things easier for you. Nerds and Scoundrels can help with that! We’ve put together a handy guide for all of the controls for Metro: Exodus on PS4 as well as Xbox 1. Keep reading for our Metro Exodus Controls Guide.

Metro Exodus Controls Guide

Below are the full list of controls for Metro: Exodus.

Metro: Exodus PS4 Controls

  • Left Stick – Movement
  • L3 – Sprint
  • Right Stick – Look
  • R3 – Melee Attack
  • X – Jump
  • Circle – Crouch
  • Triangle – Switch Primary Weapon / Select Special Weapon (Hold)
  • Square – Reload / Interact
  • L2 – Aim Weapon
  • R2 – Fire Weapon
  • L1 – Wipe Gas Mask (Tap) / Open Equipment Menu (Hold)
  • L1 (Hold) + Square – Open Backpack
  • L1 (Hold) + Triangle – Binoculars
  • L1 (Hold) + X – Lighter
  • L1 (Hold) + Circle – Night Vision
  • R1 – Throw Secondary / Open Weapon Menu (Hold)
  • R1 (Hold) – Select Secondary
  • R1 (Hold) + D-Pad Up – Throwing Knife
  • R1 (Hold) + D-Pad Down- Distraction Device
  • R1 (Hold) + D-Pad Left – Grenade
  • R1 (Hold) + D-Pad Right – Molotov
  • D-Pad Down – Swap Filter / Gas Mask (Hold)
  • D-Pad Up – Use Medkit
  • D-Pad Left – Flashlight / Charger (Hold)
  • D-Pad Right – Geiger Counter / Holster Weapon (Hold)
  • Touchpad Button – Map / Journal

Metro: Exodus Xbox One Controls

  • Left Stick – Movement
  • Left Stick (Hold) – Sprint
  • Right Stick – Look
  • Right Stick (Hold) – Melee Attack
  • A – Jump
  • B – Crouch
  • Y – Switch Primary Weapon / Select Special Weapon (Hold)
  • X – Reload / Interact
  • LT – Aim Weapon
  • RT – Fire Weapon
  • LB – Wipe Gas Mask (Tap) / Open Equipment Menu (Hold)
  • LB (Hold) + A – Open Backpack
  • LB (Hold) + Y – Binoculars
  • LB (Hold) + X – Lighter
  • LB (Hold) + B – Night Vision
  • RB – Throw Secondary / Open Weapon Menu (Hold)
  • RB(Hold) – Select Secondary
  • RB (Hold) + D-Pad Up – Throwing Knife
  • RB (Hold) + D-Pad Down- Distraction Device
  • RB (Hold) + D-Pad Left – Grenade
  • RB (Hold) + D-Pad Right – Molotov
  • D-Pad Down – Swap Filter / Gas Mask (Hold)
  • D-Pad Up – Use Medkit
  • D-Pad Left – Flashlight / Charger (Hold)
  • D-Pad Right – Geiger Counter / Holster Weapon (Hold)
  • View Button – Map / Journal
  • Settings Button – Options Menu

Nerds and Scoundrels

And that concludes our Metro Exodus Controls Guide. Did you find this guide helpful? Whether you are playing on Xbox 1 or PS4 we want to hear your feedback. Leave us a comment and let us know what you think. And don’t forget to check out the rest of our Metro: Exodus content here at Nerds and Scoundrels.

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A life long gamer, Travis spends his time writing about and playing games when he's not suing people or hanging out with his family.

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A life long gamer, Travis spends his time writing about and playing games when he's not suing people or hanging out with his family.