Today marks the first chance many players will have to suit up in their Javelin and dive into Anthem. Whether you’ve bought the game already or are considering it for the future, you may want to inform yourself of the controls so that it’s as easy as possible to jump into the game. Collected below are the full Anthem control schemes for console and keybinds for PC.

Console Controls and PC Keybinds for Anthem

Playing Anthem on console? Take a look at the gfycat below to see the full standard, swimming and flying controls for Anthem. Thanks to Shacknews for putting together the gif.

PC Keybinds

If you’ve picked up or are planning to get Anthem on PC, you’ll need to familiarize yourself with a large number of keybinds that you’ll have access to while playing. We’ve tabulated the full controls below so that you can easily check how to perform each action. After all, no-one likes flying their Javelin into a wall while panicking over which keys to press.

Action
Keybind
Forward W
Backward S
Left A
Right D
Jump Space
Sprint/Activate Flight Left Shift
Evade Middle Mouse Button
Hover C
Fire Weapon Left Mouse Button
Aim Right Mouse Button
Zoom Mouse 4/C
Melee V
Reload R
Switch Weapon Tab
Ability 1 Q
Ability 2 E
Ability 3 Z
Ultimate X
Interact F
Inventory I
Cortex J
Social O
Map M
Options L
Weapon 1 1
Weapon 2 2
Emote 1 ,
Emote 2 .
Emote 3 /
Push-To-Talk T

You may notice that some of the actions overlap in their keybinds. This is because certain actions are only available when flying or swimming, meaning you won’t perform the same action as in standard movement or combat.

If you’re struggling to remember some moves, keep this page open in a tab while playing so that you can check back here anytime you need. And while you’re here, feel free to read our other Anthem guides where we can give you tips on earning more Weapon Parts and how to level up quickly.