If you're familiar with Quantic Dreams' previous titles then you'll probably be prepared for the lack of controls actually needed to navigate the characters through the game.
If you choose to play Detroit on a lower difficulty, the game will prompt you with button tutorials throughout as reminders. Even so, below is a list of the game's controls and their functions.
|Triangle||QTE / Dialogue Selection|
|Square||QTE / Dialogue Selection|
|X||QTE / Dialogue Selection|
|Circle||QTE / Dialogue Selection|
|Left Analog||Walk / Move|
|Right Analog||Control Camera / Interact|
|L1||Look / Interact|
|L2||QTE / Interact / Rewind|
|R1||Change Camera View|
|R2||QTE / Interact / Fast-forward|