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New World - Controls

Updated: September 29, 2021    


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PC Key Bindings



The following are the default key bindings for the standard Keyboard + Mouse controls. Note that all these functions can be bound to other keys at the player's discretion depending on what is most comfortable. These key bind settings can be found under Settings > Key Bindings.

Camera



  • Zoom In: Mouse Wheel Up
  • Zoom Out: Mouse Wheel Down
  • Camera Zoom Modifier: N/A
  • Free Look: Alt
  • Hide UI: Left Alt + H

Ranged Combat



  • Shoot: Left Mouse Button
  • Aim: Right Mouse Button (Hold)
  • Reload: R

Melee Combat



  • Light Attack: Left Mouse Button
  • Heavy Attack: Hold left mouse button
  • Block: Right Mouse Button
  • Roll/Dodge: LShift
  • Sheathe: x

Navigation



  • Move Forward: W
  • Move Backwards: S
  • Move Left: A
  • Move Right: D
  • Sprint/Step Up: Shift
  • Auto-Run: '
  • Crouch Toggle: 'C
  • Prone Toggle: Z
  • Walk: Left CTRL (Hold)
  • Jump: Space
  • Mantle: Space + W

User Interface



  • Inventory: TAB
  • Map: M
  • Character: K
  • Journal: J
  • Company UI: G
  • Social: O
  • Scoreboard: N
  • Make Camp: Y

Action



  • Cycle Weapon Up: Mouse Wheel Up
  • Cycle Weapon Down: Mouse Wheel Down
  • Cycle Weapon Modifier: LEFT Alt
  • Weapon #1: 1
  • Weapon #2: 2
  • Weapon #3: 3
  • Consumable #1: 4
  • Consumable #2: 5
  • Consumable #3: 6
  • Consumable #4: 7
  • Weapon Ability 1: End
  • Weapon Ability 2: Page Down
  • Weapon Ability 3: Insert
  • Interact: Home
  • Secondary Interact: T
  • Give Up: Home

Social



  • Chat: Enter
  • Chat Command: /
  • Push-to-Talk: V (Hold)

PC Controller Support



Controller support has been confirmed for the launch of New World on PC. However, there is currently no information on default controller settings.

Xbox Controller:

  • RT - Attack
  • LT - No clue
  • LB - Block
  • RB - No clue
  • Y - Hide/show weapon
  • X - No clue
  • B - No clue
  • A - Dodge


Game:   New World