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

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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

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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

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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

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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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Mr. Charlie Doll Locations All Shop Weapons and Items
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36 Anonymous5 months

>>35 and yet they have the audacity to complain about the controls not being to their liking i mean come on how lazy can you be lol

35 Anonymous5 months

>>34 Other people are just lazy and prefer to use the preset controls so they don't have to edit the controls.

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