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Controls - PlayStation 3

Grand Theft Auto 4 Walkthrough and Guide

by Michael Monette  

 
 
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Grand Theft Auto IV Guide - PlayStation 3 Controls

In Vehicle Controls

L1 Button - Fire Weapon
L2 Button - Brake/Reverse
R1 Button - Handbrake
R2 Button - Accelerate

Left Stick - Steering
Right Stick - Rotate Camera/Aiming
Left Stick Button - Horn/Engage Slow Motion (while in Cinematic Camera)
Right Stick Button - Look behind

Triangle Button - Exit Vehicle
Circle Button - Cinematic Camera/Mobile Phone Back/Hangup
X Button - Handbrake/Mobile Phone Forward/Answer
Square Button - Change Weapon/(Hold) Headlights

D-pad UP - Mobile Phone Up/Use Mobile Phone
D-pad RIGHT - Next Radio Station/(Hold) Turn Radio On/Off
D-pad DOWN - Mobile Phone Down/Skip Mobile Conversation/Zoom Out Mini-Map
D-pad LEFT - Previous Radio Station/(Hold) Turn Radio On/Off

Select Button - Cycle Camera Modes
Start Button - Pause Menu

On Foot Controls

L1 Button - Pick Up/Context
L2 Button - Target Lock On/(Half Hold) Free Aim
R1 Button - Enter/Exit Cover
R2 Button - Fire Weapon/(Half Hold) Free Aim

Left Stick - Movement
Right Stick - Rotate Camera/Switch Targets
Left Stick Button - Crouch
Right Stick Button - Look behind/Zoom Aim (when targeting)

Triangle Button - Enter Vehicle/Mount Ladder/Melee (Alternative Punch/Counter)
Circle Button - Reload Weapon/Mobile Phone Back/Hangup/Melee (Punch/Counter)
X Button - (Hold) Run/(Tap) Sprint/Mobile Phone Forward/Answer/Melee (Block/Dodge)
Square Button - Jump/Climb/Melee (Kick)

D-pad UP - Mobile Phone Up/Use Mobile Phone
D-pad RIGHT - Next Weapon
D-pad DOWN - Mobile Phone Down/Skip Mobile Conversation/Zoom Out Mini-Map
D-pad LEFT - Previous Weapon

Select Button - Cycle Camera Modes
Start Button - Pause Menu



 
 

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Dec 8th 2015 Guest
How do you take out a weapon
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Jul 13th 2015 Guest
I love myself
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Jan 31st 2015 Guest
How to play two players on same console
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Oct 15th 2013 Guest
I keep forgeting. What do you press when when you don't want to kill a target in our mission when it gives you the option?
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Jul 19th 2013 Guest
L3 is the left
analog stick
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Jul 1st 2013 Guest
How do you fight real good


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May 18th 2013 Guest
Well i would say to all the people that have GTA is:

Dont die,When you get to the Elizabeta just know that Luck of the Irish is very hard in my opinion,Kill Faustin and dont trust Dimitri anymore they're both some bastards and Beat the Game
ID #283488
 
Apr 20th 2013 Guest
y when I get on a bike in gta 4 the bike leans to the left and turns
ID #276021
 
Apr 5th 2013 Guest
you press the up directional button to bring up your phone and then you pess it again to bring the number pad. how do you boost?
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Jan 4th 2013 Guest
U HOLD the L2 button.
ID #237261
 
Dec 4th 2012 Guest
HOW DO I TURN ON THE LIGHTS OF THE CAR
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Oct 22nd 2012 Guest
In pressing L3 you need to press both L1 and L2
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Aug 26th 2012 Guest
when i play gta 4 on ps3 i cant use the horn in cars. the say press L3 but there isnt any L3 on the controller. some missions require the horn. please help!!!
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Jul 17th 2012 Guest
eu queria saber como configura pro controle ficar igual nos GTAs de ps2

acelerar no X bater no quadrado e etc
ID #165261
 
Jul 14th 2012 Guest
how do u do a front flip?
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Jul 12th 2012 Guest
Hey i was wondering how you change team colours?
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Jul 10th 2012 Guest
die[video][strike][/strike] [/video]
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Mar 24th 2012 Guest
How to use a blinker?
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Mar 9th 2012 Guest
does any one know what the dining noise is when im driving a car i dont even have the raido on so i know thats not it thanks
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Jan 22nd 2012 saifeldin
To enter cheats in the mobile phone you need to pass its your call in roman mission line to enter the cheat you have to press up 2 times then enter the cheat
ID #108297
 
Jan 1st 2012 dubsportg
how do you enter the cheat codes on the mobile fone???? ive got wireless keypad for ps3?????
any help?
do you need to complete missions before being able to use the mobile fone properly??
ID #101590
 
Dec 30th 2011 Guest
good info
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Oct 1st 2011 Guest
hayy
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Sep 4th 2011 Guest
how do u use the number pad and type cheats someone tell me plzz
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Jul 3rd 2011 a.rahman
How to blow yellow light for Right and Left???reply fast.want to know about it.........
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Jun 22nd 2011 Guest
Cool
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Jun 6th 2011 Guest
how do u take cover
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Feb 12th 2016 Guest
Press L1
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Mar 9th 2011 Guest
how to shot more want???
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Mar 8th 2011 Guest
how you shot web?>
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Feb 26th 2011 Guest
To call a taxi just press L1 when near a taxi.To get in a taxi as a passenger hold Triangle
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Feb 16th 2011 Guest
how about to turn sign lamp?
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Jan 10th 2011 Guest
how to use mods
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Nov 4th 2010 Guest
[color=red][/color] so here did thinki for me the people in gta 4 thanx
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Jul 27th 2010 Guest
i am geting gta 4 for ps3 on my b f
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