Dying Light 2 Controls for PC, PlayStation, Xbox | Keyboard, Controller Settings

Dying Light 2 is a zombie survival game that will release on February 4, with the Day One patch already out to fix teething issues. You have to take down zombies and bandits. Much like its predecessor, there are tons of mechanics in the game that you can read through in our beginner’s guide. As such, there are a lot of controls that you need to remember. Worry not because this guide will show you the Dying Light 2 PC keyboard controls.

This guide will cover all of the controls that you need to remember. If you cannot get used to them at once, don’t worry and keep on practicing. The game does an excellent job of explaining all of the controls. With that said, let’s get started and take a look at the Dying Light 2 PC controls for the keyboard and a controller.

Dying Light 2: PC Keyboard and Gamepad Controls (Default Keybinds)

There are tons of controls in Dying Light 2. Keep in mind that all of these are default keybinds and new players should strictly follow them. Once you get the hang of the game, you can start messing around with the controls to see what suits you best.

However, if you have played the original Dying Light, you will already be used to these controls. Keep in mind that we will update the controls list as soon as the game comes out. In case there are new mechanics introduced, we will keep you updated.

Related: How To Activate Electrical Stations In Dying Light 2

Keyboard Movement Controls


Keyboard Action Controls

Function Keybind
Flashlight T
Change EquipmentMouse Wheel
Use Grappling HookAlt
Look BackB
Survival InstinctsQ
Use MedkitH
Weapon MenuTab (Hold)
Open MapM
Show QuestsL
Character SheetU
Drop EquipmentBackspace

Related: How To Fast Travel In Dying Light 2

Controller Movement Controls

Controller Controls
MoveLeft Joystick
SprintPress Left Stick (L3)

Controller Action Controls

Controller Action Controls
Game MenuTouchpad/Back
Character MenuOptions/Start
FlashlightD-pad Up
AimPress Right Stick
Use Grappling HookL1/LT
Use Square/X
Look BackTriangle/Y
Survival InstinctsX/A
Use MedkitD-pad Down
InventoryD-pad Left
Weapon MenuD-pad Right

Those are all the controls in Dying Light 2: Stay Human. Let us know what you think of the game so far and do you like the default keybinds? We would love to know what keybinds you are using. Also, be sure to check out the God of War keybinds for PC.

Umer Cheema
Umer Cheema

By day, Umer loves writing about games and talking about them; by night, he is an avid gamer that loves playing League of Legends and RTS games. Being a massive fan of Metal Gear Solid, you'll find Umer always praising the legendary Hideo Kojima.


  1. “B” yeah sure.. B is Binoculars, looked into the keybinds for “look back”, it’s default as “Caps lock” for some weird reason… At least for me it was.

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