God of War PC Controls and Keybinds

If you are looking for the Keyboard controls and key bindings for God of War PC, you have come to the right place! Having a knowledge of the generic controls and key bindings is always handy, but if you don’t know about the new additions or modifications to the controls, you’ll definitely face a tough time while playing the game.

Once you go through this article, you will have a complete knowledge about the different keyboard controls and key bindings that you require to play the PC version of God of War.

Please note that all the information that are given below are set by default when you start playing the game. None of the information has been modified in any way. However, while playing, you can always modify which keys you want to assign to what functionality.

God of War PC Controls and Keybinds

Gameplay Controls

Camera Mouse Movement
Move Forward W
Move Backwards S
Move Left A
Move Right D
Sprint Left Shift
Quick Turn X
Interact E

God of War PC Controls

Combat Controls

Sheathe / Unsheathe Weapon 1
Light Attack Left-Click
Heavy Attack Right-Click
Aim Left Ctrl
Lock-on Mouse Scroll Wheel Click
Axe Recall R
Son Action F
Block / Parry Q
Evade Space
Stun Grab Mouse Scroll Wheel Click
Spartan Rage Left Shift + Mouse Scroll Wheel Click

Pause Menu Controls

Options ESC
Weapons I
Map M
Skills K
Goals J
Photo Mode P

The controls mentioned above are set by default when you start playing the game and can be later modified as per your preferences.

PlayStation Controller Issue – Button prompts are incorrect

If your PS4 or PS5 Controller is not working as it should be, then here is what you need to do:

For DUALSHOCK controllers

This issue is due to the way Steam captures game inputs. Please use this workaround:

  1. Open up the Steam Library
  2. Select God of War
  3. Click the Cogwheel on the right and click properties.
  4. On the left menu, click Controller
  5. Change the OVERRIDE option to “Disable Steam Input”

For DUALSENSE controllers

Native DualSense for PC is only supported with a USB connection. If you’d like to use DUALSENSE with the correct in-game glyphs, please connect your controller directly to your PC using a wire.

God of War – “Unable to Change Controls or Keybinds” issue

This solution has been mentioned on this post. Check it out.

God of War Mouse Acceleration Issue

Some users are reporting that they are experiencing issues with negative mouse acceleration.

STATUS: [UNDER INVESTIGATION] Santa Monica Studio is aware of the feedback and currently investigating the issue.


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That’s all, folks!

Last Updated on January 15, 2022

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