Basic Controls | FF7 Remake

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This page will list all of the basic controls for Final Fantasy 7 Remake (FF7 Remake). Not sure how to reset the camera? Forgot how to sprint? Check out the tables below to refresh your memory!

Field Controls

PS4 Controller.png
L1.png Show Stats
Toggle Minimap
Touchpad Open Map
Up and Down Buttons Select Commands
, or press
Options Button Open Main Menu
triangle.png Interact / Talk
cross.png Open Commands Menu / Confirm
circle.png Cancel
Control Camera
Reset Camera

Battle Controls

L1.png Open Shortcuts Menu
Issue Command to Ally 1
Touchpad View Enemy Intel
Directional Pad Change Playable Character
Up and Down Buttons Select Commands
Left and Right Buttons Select Magic Potency
Issue Comand to Ally 2
Options Button Pause
triangle.png Perform Unique Ability
square.png Attack
cross.png Open Commands Menu / Confirm
circle.png Evade / Cancel
Select Lock-On Target
Toggle Lock-On/ Off

Customize Controls on PS5

On PS5 you can customize the controls by going to Settings > Accessibility > Controller > Customize Button Assignments. Also, the confirm button has been internationally set to the X button, but if you are more familiar with O being confirm, you can easily switch them.

Gameplay Manual Links

All Manuals & Game Mechanics

Playing the Game
Basic Controls
Camera Controls and Camera Settings
Map Navigation Guide
How to Change Difficulty
What is Classic Mode?
Menu & Equipment
Weapon Upgrade Guide | How to Learn Weapon Abilities
Character Stats
Battle Icons Guide
Status Effects and Ailments
Combat & Battle System
Battle System Guide and How to Fight
How to Stagger Enemies to 200% and 300%
Understanding the ATB Gauge
How to Change Characters
How to Get Unbound
How to Use Items
How to Restore HP and MP
How to Run Away
How to Summon
How to Use Shortcuts
Game Mechanics for Advanced Players
How Do Critical Hits Work?
How Does Stunning Work? | Enemy Interruption
How to Recover MP in Hard Mode
Can You Break the Damage Cap?
FF7R Intergrade Features
Photo Mode and How to Use
Synergy Guide: How to Synergize Yuffie and Sonon

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