Star Citizen Alpha 3.5 Key Bindings | Commands | Controls

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Useful Controls For Star Citizen Alpha 3.5

For Star Citizen Alpha 3.5 controls and key bindings have changed significantly from Alpha 3.4 and Alpha 3.3. Changes have been especially in the Flight Model and Turrets.

All controls and key settings can be found in game by accessing your options menu (press ESC) and looking for the Key Bindings tab.

Important NEW Keys for Alpha 3.5:

Patch 3.5 brings many new key binding and control changes

  • Exit Seat now bound to Y (Previously H)
  • Cruise Control Toggle (C) allows you to set the maximum velocity
  • Boost has been removed
  • Ship Sub components targeting rebindings (Read more here)
  • Turrets can now Cycle Targets - Key number (not keypad) 5
  • Gimbal Assist has been added to the game - R
  • Cycle Countermeasures is now H
  • Decoupled mode toggle is now bound to V (Previously not bound in Alpha 3.4)
  • Space Break moved from default binding CAPS LOCK to X
  • Flight Systems Ready has now been added as a default keybind - R
  • Heal is now C (previously V)
  • The flight mode can be changed back to the old one by assigning a Speed Limiter (Toggle) key. This key is not bound by default.
  • Scanning Angle Increase and Decrease no longer bound to V and C by default. No default key binding.
  • Can now select contract items - 6

Important Keys for Alpha 3.5

General important keys and controls from Alpha 3.4 that still apply to Alpha 3.5

  • TAP F use the default interaction. No longer required to HOLD F then select with the mouse
  • Cycle Gyro fire mode in turrets with G
  • Quantum travel destinations will only be shown when the quantum drive is spooled or in scan mode
  • HOLD MOUSE WHEEL to zoom in and out of the Starmap
  • DOUBLE LEFT/RIGHT CLICK MOUSE to instantly soom in/out of the Starmap
  • To go prone, first crouch (CTRL) then press X

Turret Controls

Reticle Focus - 1

Cycle Friendly Targets - 5

Cycle Friendly Targets Back - LEFT ALT + 5

Pin Focused Target - 1 (HOLD)

Cycle Hostile Targets - 3

Cycle Hostile Targets Back - LEFT ALT + 3

Target Nearest Hostile - LEFT ALT + 1

Reset Sub Target 2 (HOLD)

Cycle Sub Target 2

Cycle Sub Target BackLEFT ALT + 2

Ship Sub Component Targeting

As of Alpha 3.4 players can target a ship's sub components such as the engines. This adjusts the pip location accordingly. The following are the new key bindings from Alpha 3.5 for Ship Sub Component Targeting:

Cycle Sub Component Targeting Forward - 2

Cycle Sub Component Targeting Back - LEFT ALT + 2

Reset Sub Component Targeting - 2 (HOLD)

Foip & Voip Controls

  • FOIP & VOIP need to be enabled in the menu and Mobiglas Chat (see below)
  • Quick Camera Calibrate - * (Numpad)
  • Selfie - - (Minus Numpad)
  • FOIP Head Tracking toggle - / (Numpad)
  • Commlink App toggle - F11
  • FOIP Push To Talk - + (Numpad)

In Mobiglas you can turn the Camera and VOIP on or off as well as adjust the volume of each.

Printable Keyboard Controls & Key Bindings

Download print friendly key bindings in PDF format.

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General Controls for Star Citizen Alpha 3.5

Pause / Options - ESC

Mobiglas - F1

Cycle Camera (1st person view 3rd person view) – F4 -> Full List of Camera Controls

Freelook Camera Mode Toggle – Z

Advanced Camera Controls Modifier - Z (HOLD)

Contacts List - F11

Chat - F12

Console - ~ (TILDE)

Activate Chat - Enter (After F12)

Mining Key Bindings for Star Citizen Alpha 3.5

Switch from Scanning to Mining laser - M

Fire Mining Laser - No default (Previously Button One)

Switch From Fracture to Extraction Mining Laser and back - No default (Previously Mouse Button Two)

Increase Mining Laser Power – No default (Previously Mouse Wheel Up)

Decrease Mining Laser Power – No default (Previously Mouse Wheel Up)

Scanning Key Bindings for Star Citizen Alpha 3.5

Switch from Scanning to Mining laser - M

Fire Mining Laser - Button One

Switch From Fracture to Extraction Mining Laser and back - Mouse Button Two

Increase Mining Laser Power – Mouse Wheel Up

Decrease Mining Laser Power – Mouse Wheel Up

On Foot Controls For Star Citizen Alpha 3.5

Cycle Camera (1st person view 3rd person view) – F4 -> Full List of Camera Controls

Interact Mode (inner though / inspect) - F (HOLD)

Freelook Active - Z (3rd person only)

Mobiglas (Scoreboard) - F1

Map - F2

Force Respawn - BACKSPACE (HOLD)

Wield Sidearm – 1 (Number 1 on the keyboard)

Wield Primary Weapon - 2 (Number 2 on the keyboard)

Wield Secondary Weapon - 3 (Number 3 on the keyboard)

Select Gadget - 4 (Number 4 on the keyboard)

Select Contract Item - 6 (Number 6 on the keyboard)

Throw Item (Grenade) - G

Heal With Medpen - C (Previously V)

Refill Oxygen - B

Sprint - LEFT SHIFT (HOLD)

Hold Breath (Aiming down sites) - LEFT SHIFT(HOLD)

Change Weapon Fire Mode - V (Previously C)

Turn on Suit Light / Flashlight – T

Reload - R

Holster Weapon - R (HOLD) (Previously N)

Walk / Jog - Scroll Mouse wheel

Crouch - LEFT CTRL

Prone - X

Roll Left (While Prone) - A (Double Tap)

Roll Right (While Prone) - D (Double Tap)

Jump - SPACEBAR

Lean Left - Q

Lean Right - E

Melee Attack - Mouse Button 3

Combat Emotes in Star Citizen Alpha 3.5

/left - Keypad 1

/stop – Keypad 2

/right – Keypad 3

/yes – Keypad 4

/forward – Keypad 5

/no – Keypad 6

EVA Commands For Star Citizen Alpha 3.5

Boost: LEFT SHIFT

Strafe Up: SPACEBAR

Strafe Down: CTRL

Roll Left: Q

Roll Right: E

Strafe Left: A

Strafe Right: D

Freelook: Z

Brake: X

In Flight Commands For Star Citizen Alpha 3.5

Mobiglas / Scoreboard - F1

Flight / Systems Ready Toggle - R

MFD Screen Up (when in free look) - W

Hud Screen Right (when in free look) - D

Hud Left Option (when in free look) - A

Hud Down Option (when in free look) - S

Exit Seat - Y (Previously H)

Quantum Travel Drive - B

Quantum Travel / Jump - B (HOLD) - Calibrate Destination First and Spool Drive

Camera Mode - F4

Camera Zoom in 3rd Person - Hold F4 and Scroll Mouse Wheel

Freelook Toggle - Z

Freelook: Z (HOLD)

Ship Self Destruct: BACKSPACE (Hold)

Scan Mode - TAB

Scan Active Ping - Button One

Throttle Up: W

Throttle Down: S

Strafe Left - A (Previously Q)

Strafe Right - D (Previously E)

Strafe Up - SPACEBAR

Strafe Down - LEFT CTRL

Roll Left - Q

Roll Right - E

Reticle Focus - 1 (Previously R)

Target Nearest Hostile - LEFT ALT + 1 (Previously T)

Cycle Hostiles - 3 Previously Y

Cycle Hostiles Reverse Order: LEFT ALT + 3 (Previously no default key bind)

Cycle Friendlies - 5 (Previously U)

Cycle Friendlies Reverse Order: LEFT ALT + 5 (Previously no default key bind)

Cycle All - No Default Key Bind

Cycle Countermeasures: H (Previously V)

Launch Countermeasures: G (Previously C)

Gimbal Lock - ????

Gimbal Assist - R (New in Alpha 3.5)

Boost - Removed in Alpha 3.5

Afterburner - HOLD SHIFT

Space Break - X (Previously CAPS LOCK)

Respawn - X (Arena Commander)

Decoupled Mode Toggle - V (Previously no default key bind)

Cycle IFCS Flight Mode - Removed in 3.5

Landing Mode Toggle - N

Automatic Landing - N (HOLD)

Request Landing Permission - Use the ship console [Menu -> Comms] or Mobiglas

Match Velocity Toggle: No Default Key Bind

Look Ahead - No Default Key Bind

Cycle Radar Range - Use the Ship's Radar or bind a key

Toggle Lights - T (Previously 5)

Exit Pilot Seat - Y (Previously H)

Cycle Toggle - No Default Key Bind

Eject - Y (HOLD) (Previously no default key bind)

Rear View Camera - Z (Previously no default key bind)

Mining Mode - M

Cruise Control - C

Afterburner Controls

In Alpha 3.5 you can now use afterburner at any time and boost is gone. It is no longer required to be moving in a straight line to use Afterburner.