With Great Game Controls, Come Epic Wins

Playing an android game on PC with your mouse and keyboard is an incredibly empowering experience. Add BlueStacks’ Customized Game Controls to this powerful combination, and boom, you are all set to make your mobile gameplay on PC more precise and consistent.

  • PC like Gameplay

    The ease that a keyboard and mouse offer, is no match with the tricky touch controls on your mobile screen. With BlueStacks Game Controls, casting spells or shooting becomes even more easier.
  • Customizable

    The preset controls are more than enough for a super comfortable gameplay. But with BlueStacks, you get the freedom to customize Game Controls to the minutest details.
  • Import. Export. Share

    Whether it is the default controls or the ones that you have created on your own, you can import and export the control settings and share it with your gaming buddies.

Select Your Game Genre & Device

Shooting

MOBA

RPG

Strategy

Movement

Movement

Aim and Shoot

Aim and Shoot

Other Important Moves

Other Important Moves

Movement

Movement

Combat

Combat

Skill Casting Modes

Skill Casting Modes

Movement

Movement

Combat

Combat

Zoom In / Out

Zoom In / Out

Other Important Moves

Other Important Moves

Shooting

  • Preset Game Controls

    Our gamers spent countless hours playing your favorite games and designing the default controls. The result is a fantastic combination of tools that are super easy to remember and execute, just like you see them in a PC game. Go ahead, use them to your heart’s content and rank up.

    Changing Preset Controls

    Steps

    • Launch the game. Press CTRL+ Shift + H to open Game Controls or click on the ‘bulb’ icon on the sidebar

    • Edit the assigned keys for any control by clicking on it

    • Click on ‘Save changes’

  • Advanced Game Controls

    Change existing controls. Create controls for games where it doesn’t exist. And create controls for games that support gamepad. You can further fine tune each control in the advanced settings.

    Create New Controls

    It is easy, fast and fun to create new keyboard controls for any game by going to the Advanced Game Controls. Here is how.

    Steps

    • Start the game and press CTRL+ Shift +A or click on the keyboard icon on the sidebar to open Advanced Game Controls menu

    • From this menu, drag and drop the controls at the appropriate coordinates on the game screen

    • (Optional) After placing the control on the game screen, right-click on it for advanced changes

    • Click on ‘Save Changes’

    The ‘right click menu’ is your window to even more granular changes. It is unique for every control, giving you the option to customize very fine details. The gamer in you would love to geek out about these advanced changes. Also, this is the only way to manually set gamepad controls (currently) for a game without preset controls.

Advanced Settings Controls

  • Aim, Pan, and Shoot

    Aim, Pan, and Shoot

    Snipe down the enemies or shoot to kill like a pro. All you need to do is press the F1 key (default setting) to activate the Shooting Mode. Aim and shoot with mouse (left click). Want to customize the shooting mode to move around and aim faster? The ‘Aim, Pan and Shoot’ control is here to help.

    Steps

    • Launch a shooting game

    • Press CTRL+ Shift+ A to open Advanced Game Controls or click on the keyboard icon on the sidebar

    • Drag and drop ‘Aim, Pan and Shoot’ at the appropriate coordinates on the game screen

    • Right click on it to make advanced changes

    Advanced Settings for Aim, Pan, and Shoot

    • Guidance Category

      The category under which to show the control in the game window

    • Fields

      Description

    • X

      Location of the "X" axis where Shooting Mode is placed

    • Y

      Location of "Y" axis where Shooting Mode is placed

    • Start Stop

      The toggle key that is used to activate/de-activate Shooting Mode. Default is usually F1

    • Suspend

      Suspends ‘Shooting Mode’ and allows free movement of the mouse cursor while the key is pressed (Till it is released)

    • Mouse Sensitivity

      The sensitivity of the aim with respect to the movement of the mouse. With Sensitivity = 1, the game will aim at Windows sensitivity.(Pro Tip - Switch off enhanced pointer precision from "Pointer Options" in Control Panel to get more accurate aiming)

    • Sensitivity Ratio Y

      This is used to set a different sensitivity for Y-Axis (Vertical movement of the mouse). E.g. Value of 2 = Vertical movement is twice as fast as horizontal movement

    • Look Around Mode

    • Enable Mode

      Used to enable Look Around Mode which is a core part of most Battle Royale Games

    • Eye Icon

      Place the eye icon on the look around control if available

    • Free Look Position X Y

      To define coordinates manually

    • Free Look

      Key used to look around.

    • Fire with Mouse Left

    • Enable Mode

      Used to enable Shooting with Left Click in a much better way

    • Place the fire icon over the fire weapon control on the screen

      The mouse icon can be placed over the key that is used to shoot in the game

    • Action Position X Y

      To define coordinates manually

    • Action

      Key to Shoot (Default set to Left Click)

    • Overlay

      Select to show keys on screen

  • Tap Spot

    Tap Spot

    Choose any key and assign it to a task highlighted on the game-play area of the screen. Let it fire, jump or cast a spell. Tap Spot frees your mouse and does the designated task with your assigned key.

    Steps

    • Launch the game

    • Press CTRL+ Shift+ A to open Advanced Game Controls or click on the keyboard icon on the sidebar

    • Drag and drop ‘Tap Spot’ at the appropriate coordinates on the game screen

    • Right click on it to make advanced changes

    Advanced Settings for Tap Spot

    • Field

      Description

    • Guidance Category

      The category under which to show the control in the game window

    • X

      X coordinate of the Tap. Automatically picked up from the location where the Tap Control is placed

    • Y

      Y coordinate of the Tap. Automatically picked up from the location where the Tap Control is placed

    • Key

      Keyboard key assigned to the Tap Control

  • Repeated Tap

    Repeated Tap

    Single key press. That is all you need to replicate the action of multiple or continuous clicks. Go ahead, run in PUBG by just pressing a single key, once. Easy, isn’t it?

    Steps

    • Launch the game

    • Press CTRL+ Shift+ A to open Advanced Game Controls or click on the keyboard icon on the sidebar

    • Drag and drop ‘Repeated Tap’ at the appropriate coordinates on the game screen

    • Right click on it to make advanced changes

    Advanced Settings for Repeated Tap

    • Field

      Description

    • X

      X coordinate of the Repeated Tap. Automatically picked up from the location where the Repeated Tap is placed

    • Y

      Y coordinate of the Repeated Tap. Automatically picked up from the location where the Repeated Tap is placed

    • Key

      Keyboard key assigned for the Repeated Tap

    • Count

      The number of times the keypress would be registered when you "press and hold" the assigned key

    • Delay

      Delay between each registered keypress

  • D-Pad

    D-Pad

    D-Pad allows you to simulate the game analog stick or map the movement of your character with your keyboard. Assign any key combinations to move left, right, up and down with ease. The default keys are W, A, S, D but nothing stops you from choosing your own combo.

    Steps

    • Launch the game

    • Press CTRL+ Shift+ A to open Advanced Game Controls or click on the keyboard icon on the sidebar

    • Drag and drop ‘D-Pad’ at the appropriate coordinates on the game screen

    • Right click on it to make advanced changes

    Advanced Settings for D-Pad

    • Field

      Description

    • X

      X coordinate of the D-pad. Automatically picked up from the location where the D-pad Control is placed

    • Y

      Y coordinate of the D-pad. Automatically picked up from the location where the D-pad Control is placed

    • Radius

      The radius of the D-pad Control

    • Up

      Keyboard key assigned for Up action of D-pad Control

    • Down

      Keyboard key assigned for down action of D-pad Control

    • Left

      Keyboard key assigned for Left action of D-pad Control

    • Right

      Keyboard key assigned for Right action of D-pad Control

    • Speed Modifier 1

      Key assigned to modify the speed. e.g. if a character can run faster on sliding the D-pad control to an outer ring or slower by limiting the D-pad swipe radius to a smaller value, we can perform the same by assigning a key in speed modifier 1

    • Radius 1

      Modified Radius of visual D-pad for Speed Modifier 1

    • Speed Modifier 2

      Another control to modify the speed. Same as Speed modifier 1

    • Radius 2

      Modified Radius of visual D-pad for Speed Modifier 2

    • Speed

      Default 200. This controls how fast the D-pad moves from the center to the edge of the D-pad. Adjust this as per your gameplay, if required.

    • Activation Time

      Default 0. How long to hold the D-pad before it is swiped in the direction of movement

    • Activation Speed

      Default 0

    • MOBA Control Mode

      Please check the following article to make advanced changes in MOBA mode

  • Zoom

    Zoom

    Opened a map in Free Fire and want to zoom out to see the location where you want to land? Or, love playing games that support pinch and zoom? All of it is possible with the zoom feature.

    Steps

    • Launch the game

    • Press CTRL+ Shift+ A to open Advanced Game Controls or click on the keyboard icon on the sidebar

    • Drag and drop ‘Zoom’ at the appropriate coordinates on the game screen

    • Right click on it to make advanced changes

    Advanced Settings for Zoom

    • Field

      Description

    • X

      X coordinate of Zoom

    • Y

      Y coordinate of Zoom

    • Zoom in

      Keyboard key assigned for Zoom-in action of a Zoom control

    • Zoom out

      Keyboard key assigned for Zoom-out action of Zoom Control

    • Override

      Override for default ‘Ctrl’ + ’-’ and ‘Ctrl’ + ‘=’ (can be true/false)

    • Guidance Category

      The category under which to show the control in the game window

    • Radius

      Defines the radius of the game area on which zoom control is applicable.

    • Modifier Key

      Defines the key which is required to be pressed along with assigned keys for zoom in/out action. e.g. if the Alt key is defined as a modifier key then it is required to press Alt+'-' for zoom out.

    • Speed

      Defines speed for zoom in/out action

    • Override

      Can be set as True or False with a click. If True, the keys set in the zoom function will only work. CTRL and - or = won’t work.If False, both the assigned keys and CTRL and - or = will work for Zoom.

    Note :  Default keys for Zoom in and Zoom out function are ‘Ctrl’ + ‘-’ for Zoom out and ‘Ctrl’ + ‘=’ for Zoom in. If you need to change and assign keys different than these e.g.: Up key and Down key, you shall keep Override value to False.
  • MOBA Skill Pad

    MOBA Skill Pad

    If you are a MOBA or RPG fan, you would know that casting and combining spells and skills, and doing it faster than your opponent can be a big challenge on a cluttered mobile screen. With the MOBA Skill Pad, you can use your mouse and keyboard to move your characters and aim your spells and skills. It is like your special D-Pad that gives you the power to assign a desired key to engage that skill.

    Steps

    • Launch the game

    • Press CTRL+ Shift+ A to open Advanced Game Controls or click on the keyboard icon on the sidebar

    • Drag and drop ‘MOBA Skill Pad’ at the appropriate coordinates on the game screen

    • Right click on it to make advanced changes

    Advanced Settings for MOBA Skill Pad

    • Field

      Description

    • X

      X coordinate of MOBA Skill

    • Y

      Y coordinate of the MOBA Skill

    • Activate

      Keyboard key assigned to activate Skill

    • Cancel

      Keyboard key assigned to cancel activated skill

    • Cancel key icon

      Place icon on the cancel tap point

    • Radius

      Increase radius of MOBA Skill

    • Guidance Category

      The category under which to show the control in the game window

  • Swipe

    Swipe

    Precise swiping action, with your keyboard. Assign any key combination that you are comfortable with and you can simulate the swipe movement to execute specific tasks in your favorite sports games.

    Steps

    • Launch the game

    • Press CTRL+ Shift+ A to open Advanced Game Controls or click on the keyboard icon on the sidebar

    • Drag and drop ‘Swipe’ at the appropriate coordinates on the game screen

    • Right click on it to make advanced changes

    Advanced Settings for Swipe

    • Field

      Description

    • X

      X coordinate of the Swipe. Automatically picked up from the location where the Swipe Control is placed

    • Y

      Y coordinate of the Swipe. Automatically picked up from the location where the Swipe Control is placed

    • Radius

      Increase radius of swipe Mode

    • Speed

      Defines speed for the Swipe Mode

    • Swipe and hold

      To stop the character from getting back to the initial position after swiping. can be true/false

    • Swipe Up

      Keyboard key assigned for swiping up

    • Swipe Down

      Keyboard key assigned for swiping down

    • Swipe Left

      Keyboard key assigned for swiping left

    • Swipe Right

      Keyboard key assigned for swiping right

    • Guidance Category

      The category under which to show the control in the game window

  • Free Look

    Free Look

    In FPS and TPS games, being followed by your enemy could mean getting killed. With the Free Look feature, you can turn instantly. Spin the camera 360 degrees and check behind you without having to drag the mouse around. Didn’t we say, we have always got your back.

    Steps

    • Launch the game

    • Press CTRL+ Shift+ A to open Advanced Game Controls or click on the keyboard icon on the sidebar

    • Drag and drop ‘Free Look’ at the appropriate coordinates on the game screen

    • Right click on it to make advanced changes

    Advanced Settings for Free Look

    • Field

      Description

    • X

      Keyboard key assigned for up tilt

    • Y

      Keyboard key assigned for a down tilt

    • Key

      Keyboard key assigned for left tilt

    • Key Left

      Keyboard key assigned for right tilt

    • Key Right

      Defines the angle by which character/prop tilts. Values in degrees.

    • Key Up

      Defines speed of tilt in angles/second

    • Key Down

      To stop the character from getting back to the initial position after tilt. Values can be true/false

  • Tilt

    Tilt

    Need to tilt or rotate in a specific game? You can now easily map any tilt action using the ‘Tilt’ feature on BlueStacks. Just assign keys to tilt up, down, left or right and play away!

    Steps

    • Launch the game

    • Press CTRL+ Shift+ A to open Advanced Game Controls or click on the keyboard icon on the sidebar

    • Drag and drop ‘Tilt’ at the appropriate coordinates on the game screen

    • Right click on it to make advanced changes

    Advanced Settings for Tilt

    • Field

      Description

    • Up

      Keyboard key assigned for up tilt

    • Down

      Keyboard key assigned for a down tilt

    • Left

      Keyboard key assigned for left tilt

    • Right

      Keyboard key assigned for right tilt

    • Guidance Category

      The category under which to show the control in the game window

    • Maximum Tilt Angle

      Defines the angle by which character/prop tilts. Values in degrees.

    • Speed

      Defines speed of tilt in angles/second

    • Auto Reset

      To stop the character from getting back to the initial position after tilt. Values can be true/false

  • Script

    Script

    Your script is the game’s command. Create your own scripts to trigger a sequence of actions (think keystrokes, mouse clicks) by pressing just a single key. Writing the scripts is super fun with the help of script game guides.

    Steps

    • Launch the game

    • Press CTRL+ Shift+ A to open Advanced Game Controls or click on the keyboard icon on the sidebar

    • Drag and drop ‘Script’ at appropriate coordinates on the game screen

    • Right Click on it and assign a button that will initiate the script command

    • Click on the "<\>" icon under the script button to open the Scripts Editor and start adding the commands

    • Create BlueStacks scripts using this comprehensive script guide

How to Import and Export Game Controls

  • Import

    • Launch the game

    • Press CTRL+ Shift+ A to open Advanced Game Controls or click on the keyboard icon on the sidebar

    • Click on the ‘Import’ icon at the top

    • Navigate to the .cfg file on your PC and click on the ‘Open’ button

    • Assign a name to the imported control scheme and click on ‘Save Changes’

  • Export

    • Launch the game

    • Press CTRL+ Shift+ A to open Advanced Game Controls or click on the keyboard icon on the sidebar

    • Click on the ‘Export’ icon at the top

    • Choose the scheme(s) you want to export and click on the ‘Export’ button

    • Choose the destination folder and click on the ‘Save’ button

Game Controls Work Best With

  • MOBA Mode

    Move your hero freely or cast different skills with your mouse and keyboard.

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  • Shooting Mode

    Improve your aim and reaction time with the keyboard, mouse

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  • Script

    Automate repetitive in-game tasks.

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