Camera Control: How to Move the Camera | Zelda: Skyward Sword HD (Switch)

Zelda Skyward Sword HD - Camera Control: How to Move the Camera

This guide will cover camera controls for both Button and Motion controls for The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword HD for the Nintendo Switch. Learn about all camera functions like moving the camera, resetting the camera, and more.

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Skyward Sword HD Camera Controls

One of the big quality of life updates this game received was the full camera controls that the Wii version lacked. Depending on what controls you are using (Button or Motion) the way you control the camera differs.

How to Control the Camera

Function Button-Only Controls Motion Controls
Reset the Camera (and turn in Link's direction) ZL Button ZL Button
Re-Center the Camera Y Button Y Button
Move the Camera L Button
R Stick
R Stick

How to Change Camera Controls

Camera options

Skyward Sword gives you some options for controlling the camera. Press the + button to bring up the main menu then go to options. Here players have to option adjust motion controls (moving your switch or pro controller will move the camera when aiming), and/or invert their camera controls.

List of Camera Options

Option Function
Use Motion Controls for Aiming Toggles motion based aiming in button-only mode
Use Motion Controls for the Camera Toggles the motion-based camera in button-only mode
Camera Speed
Very Slow, Slow, Normal, Fast, Very Fast
Adjusts the speed at which the control stick moves the camera and reticle
Camera: Invert Vertical Inverts the vertical camera controls
Camera: Invert Horizontal Inverts the horizontal camera controls

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