How to Turn on First Person Mode in Red Dead Redemption 2 on PS4

How to Turn on First Person Mode in Red Dead Redemption 2

Rockstar’s new western title, Red Dead Redemption 2, is finally out for fans around the world. With the release of this new title comes hours upon hours of content begging to be explored. With that said, how you go about exploring the content is largely up to you as Rockstar is open to giving you the tools to really make the game feel unique. One of these tools is the First Person mode which changes your entire perspective on the world. How do you go about turning on this mode you ask? Here’s how to turn on first person mode in Red Dead Redemption 2.

Use the Touchpad to Access Red Dead Redemption 2’s Different Camera modes

To change the camera perspective in Red Dead Redemption 2, all you need to do is press the Touchpad of your PlayStation 4 controller. Doing this will cycle through the various perspectives that are available for you to play in. If you want to change how your first person experience is, you can access the start menu > Settings > Camera. From this menu you can change a number of options for first person mode including the following:

  • Auto Level Camera.
  • Field of View (FOV).
  • Rag Doll.
  • Head Bobbing.
  • Aim Auto-Center (Mount/Vehicle).
  • Cover.
  • Horse Riding.
  • Vehicles.

Once you have the first person settings how you like them, simply hit back to have them apply in game. If you wish to start over or switch things, you can go back to the Camera page and use the Restore All or Restore Default options. That’ all there is to it! Enjoy taking on this western in first person mode!

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1 response

  1. Paul says:

    Is there a page that explains all the options for 1st person? rag doll, head bobbing,etc. If not can anyone please post that info. Thank you so much!

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