Controls and Techniques | Resident Evil 3 Remake (RE3)

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This page contains information on the basic controls and settings in the game Resident Evil 3. Read on to see the functions of each button when using different types of control settings.

Game Controls

Type A

Button Function
X button.png Interact
Triangle button.png
Open Inventory Screen
Square button.png Reload
L stick.png
+O button.png
Quick Turn
Directional Buttons Change Weapon
L stick.png
Move
L3 button.png
Run
R stick.png
Move Camera
R3 button.png
Reset Camera
L1.png
Switch Ammo
L2.png Aim
R1.png
Dodge
R2.png Attack
PS button.png
Pause Menu
Touchpad.png
Open Map

Type B

Button Function
X button.png Interact
Triangle button.png
Open Inventory Screen
Square button.png Reload
O button.png Run
Directional Buttons Change Weapon
L stick.png
Move
L stick.png
+
L3 button.png
Quick Turn
R stick.png
Move Camera
R3 button.png
Reset Camera
L1.png
Switch Ammo
L2.png Aim
R1.png
Dodge
R2.png Attack
PS button.png
Pause Menu
Touchpad.png
Open Map

Type C

Button Function
X button.png Interact
Triangle button.png
Open Inventory Screen
Square button.png Reload
O button.png Dodge
Directional Buttons Change Weapon
L stick.png
Move
L stick.png
+
L3 button.png
Quick Turn
R stick.png
Move Camera
R3 button.png
Reset Camera
L1.png
Switch Ammo
L2.png Aim
R1.png
Run
R2.png Attack
PS button.png
Pause Menu
Touchpad.png
Open Map

Techniques

Environmental Hazards

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You can interact or shoot some of the objects in the environment to deal damage to surrounding enemies.

Backstep

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You can also do a backstep tilting your L stick backwards then pressing the R1 Button while holding down the L2 Button.

Perfect Dodge

Demo Tips - Quick Aim.jpg

You can quickly aim for the head if you execute a dodge while an enemy is attacking followed by pressing the aim button.
How to do a Perfect Dodge

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