Since Borderlands 3 is a first-person shooter game with co-op elements, there is no support for a third-person perspective in the game. So, if you select a new character in the game, you cannot quite differentiate them since you can only see their hands. However, if you emote in Borderlands 3, the camera switches to a third-person perspective and you can see your character. Emoting is quite common in multiplayer games but if you are new to Borderlands 3, you might not know how to perform emotes in the game. In this article, we will be sharing details on how to emote in Borderlands 3 on PS4, PS5, Xbox, and PC. Here’s everything you need to know.
The fourth installment in the Borderlands video game series, Borderlands 3 has been quite an experience that many gamers often can’t deny. With co-op elements along with a handful of DLCs available for the game, it is no doubt one of the best titles to play with friends and have a good time. Well, if you have started playing Borderlands 3 recently, you might be unaware that the game features an Emotes menu as well which can be used to emote in the game. Yes, while emoting, your character camera switches to 3rd person and you can clearly see your character perform the emote. However, emotes aren’t free. You will get a total of 4 emotes for free at the start but for more, you will have to buy them from Crazy Earl in the Sanctuary for Eridium. Anyways, want to know how to emote in Borderlands 3? Continue reading for more details.
Borderlands 3: How to emote on PS4, PS5, Xbox & PC
Since the game isn’t quite informative to players as to how to emote, we have featured this guide on the same.
1) Emoting on PS4, PS5, and Xbox
To emote on your PS4, PS5, and Xbox console, all you need to do is hold the pause button on your controller. This will bring up the Emotes menu where you select the emote of your choice. Remember, you need to hold the pause button not tap it since tapping it will bring up the pause menu.
2) Emoting on PC
The default key for emoting on PC in Borderlands 3 is Z. Simply hit the Z key and you will get the Emotes Menu displayed on your screen. If you want, you can use a different keybind for emoting by heading to the Settings menu of Borderlands 3 and changing the default emote keybind to another key on your keyboard.
So, now you know how to emote in Borderlands 3. For more such guides on Borderlands 3 and information on newly released titles, make sure to stay tuned with us on Vabsaga.