Controls Guide for action games on BlueStacks 5

How can I play action games on BlueStacks 5?

To elevate your gaming experience in action games on BlueStacks 5, we highly recommend pressing F1 to enable "shooting mode" when you start playing. 

When you enable shooting mode, you will be able to:

  • Use the left mouse button for primary attacks
  • Use your mouse to look around, explore environments and manage inventory with ease
  • Have a more immersive gameplay experience as the absence of a mouse cursor allows you to fully engage with the game world, making your gameplay experience more realistic and captivating

To exit shooting mode, you can press F1 on your keyboard.

Tip: To temporarily exit shooting mode to quickly use your mouse, hold ALT on your keyboard. 

Whether you're fighting for survival or battling your enemies, enabling shooting mode provides a more engaging and immersive gameplay experience for you.

In which games should I enable shooting mode?

Shooting mode is integral for an immersive gameplay experience in various games, such as:

  • Star Wars: Hunters™
  • Free Fire / Free Fire MAX
  • Standoff 2
  • Stumble Guys
  • Wuthering Waves
  • Solo Leveling: Arise
  • Punishing: Gray Raven
  • Tower of Fantasy

...and many more! 

What are some of the basic controls I can use?

Once you have enabled shooting mode by pressing F1, you can use various basic controls listed below to play. 

Key Action
W.png Move forwards
A.png Move left
S.png Move backwards
D.png Move right

View surroundings / Move camera

Screenshot_3.png Basic Attack

Take a look at the clip below to see how shooting mode works. When you press F1 on your keyboard:

  • The mouse cursor will disappear
  • You will be able to use the left mouse button to execute primary attacks
  • You can move your mouse around to view your surroundings

We'll be using "Star Wars: Hunters™" as a representative example.

NOTE: To navigate through in-game menus and to show your mouse cursor, press F1 to exit shooting mode. 

Thank you for choosing BlueStacks. We hope you enjoy using it. Happy Gaming!

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