The controls for Uncharted 3 are similar to other third-person shooter games. If you played the previous Uncharted games then the controls will come naturally to you, but in case you need a small refresher you can find the controls here, though the game does provide a quick in-game tutorial at the beginning.

Basic Controls

Control Action
Left Analog Character Movement
Right Analog Camera Movement
X Actions
Triangle Interact
O Enter/Exit Cover
Select Open/Close Journal
Start Pause or Menu
D-Pad Up Hint

Combat Controls

Control Action
Square (in melee) Stealth Attack or Melee
Triangle Pick Up
Triangle (in melee) Dodge or Counter
O (in melee) Break Hold
Left Analog + O (in melee) Grab or Throw
Left Analog + O (in cover) Transfer between Cover
Left Analog + X Jump Cover
D-Pad Switch Weapon
L1 + Right Analog Aim
L1 + Left Analog Strafe
R1 Fire
L2 Throw Grenade
L2 (hold and release) Aim Grenade
R2 Reload
L3 Switch Shoulder
L1 + R3 Zoom

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Guide Information

  • Publisher
    Sony Computer Entertainment
  • Platforms,
    PS3, PS4
  • Genre
    Action Adventure
  • Guide Release
    20 August 2014
  • Last Updated
    7 December 2020
  • Guide Author
    Stephanie Barnes

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The Uncharted series has been an award winning and cutting edge since it’s first release. Now, Naughty Dog has continued its success with Uncharted 3. The groundbreaking use of fire, water, and sand push the limits of the engines’ abilities. Return to the world of Nathan Drake in his new adventure, 20 years in the making.

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