PES 2013 Controls Guide – How To Customize PC and Controller Keys

By   /   Jul 30, 2012


Konami has just released the demo of its latest football iteration, Pro Evolution Soccer 2013. Although, the demo seems plausible, but if you can’t get your controls right, you won’t be able to have the complete feel of the game.

Those who have been following the PES series for some while won’t have any difficulty in setting up the controls but for the new comers, the following guide will serve the purpose to show the controls configuration in PES 13.

How To Customize PES 2013 Keyboard Controls

Step 1
In the PES 13 demo folder, there will be a settings file. Open it.

Step 2
Now, in the keyboard setting menu, you will be able to assign keys in the respective slots. For instance, i have my keyboard controls set like it:

Step 3
If you don’t know that what button does which functionality then you can use the following key (i am using my controls as reference, you can change according to your own wish):

PES 2013 – Basic Controls

PES 2013 Controller Vs. Keyboard Controls
Y = Through Ball (Bring out Goal Keeper)
X = Shoot (Pressure applied by non-controlled players)
A = Short Pass (Tackle)
B = Lob Pass (Sliding Tackle)
RB = Sprint
LB = Cursor Change (Player Makes a Run)
RT = Special Skills (Dribbling)
LT = Fineese Shot (Directed Pass)

You can also use the above key to set buttons on your controller. The analogue stick, however, will be used for 360 dribbling which one can’t do on a keyboard. These were the basic controls.

In the screenshot above, the control setting is almost the same as classic controls used in FIFA. It’s better that you use the same controls in both the games so that your game does not get disturbed by different key configuration.

Now, if you are looking for full control functionality, you can refer to the following key:

PES 2013 – Full Controls

Manual Passing

  • Short Pass: LT + A
  • Manual Long Pass: LT + B
  • Lofted Short Pass: Hold RT + B

Manual Shooting

  • Manual Shot: LT + X
  • Manual Shot Low: LT + Y
  • Nutmeg Shot: Hold RT when an enemy is close by and then X + L Stick towards the direction.

Deft Touch Dribbling

  • Deft Touch Dribble: RT + L Stick
  • Deft Touch & Turn: Deft Touch Dribble + L Stick
  • Double Touch: R Stick (down) then L Stick (right) twice.

Dynamic One Two

  • LB + A then L Stick towards the direction.

Dynamic First Touch

  • Perfect Trap: RT when the player is trapping the ball.
  • Flick: Press R Stick as the player is trapping the ball.
  • Sombrero: Flick + L Stick towards the opponent

Response Defending

  • Tackle: When Close to an opponent, press A twice i.e [A] x 2.
  • Hold up Play: Hold [A] when the opposition is in possession. L stick can be used to adjust the distance.
  • Defensive Tracking: When the opposition is in possession, press RT + L Stick.

If you have go any question, share with us in the comments below.

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