PS3 and Xbox 360 Controls

**Button** **What it Does**
Triangle/Y Two Hand Weapon / Toggle between multiple on-screen prompts
Circle/B Roll ( *press* ) / Run ( *hold* ) / Cancel out of in-game menu ( *press* )
Cross/A Pick up Item/Interact with world
Square/X Use consumable item in bottom item slot
Start Bring up main menu
Select Bring up gestures menu
L1/LB Left-Hand Weapon Use ( *Normal strength attack* )
L2/LT Heavy Attack ( *Weapon* ) / Parry or Shield bash ( *shield* )
L3/LS Press whilst running to jump ( *default jump button* )
R1/RB Right-Hand Weapon Use ( *Normal strength attack* )
R2/RT Heavy Attack ( *Weapon* ) / Parry or Shield bash ( *shield* )
R3/RS Lock on to enemy target ( *if within range* )
D-Pad Up Toggle top menu item ( *spells / magic / miracles / pyromancy* )
D-Pad Down Toggle bottom menu item ( *consumables e.g. Estus Flask* )
D-Pad Left Toggle Left-Hand Weapon / Shield
D-Pad Right Toggle Right-Hand Weapon / Shield
Left Stick, Right Stick Move character, Move Camera

Guide Information

  • Publisher
    Bandai Namco Entertainment
  • Platforms
    PC, PS3, PS4, 360, XB1
  • Genre
    Action RPG
  • Guide Release
    5 May 2014
  • Last Updated
    7 December 2020
  • Guide Author
    Andrew Mills

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You are an Undead, the bearer of a curse, who has gone “hollow” and half mad searching for a cure to restore your humanity. You have arrived in Drangleic, a place rumoured to harbour powerful souls that can help you regain your humanity and avoid this terrible fate. You must seek out these souls and save yourself and others from a fate worse than death itself. But it will not be easy…

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