Helldivers 2 push to talk button & how to change it explained

Helldivers 2 push to talk button & how to change it explained
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Written by 

Hritwik Raj


12th Feb 2024 16:46

If you're unable to find the push-to-talk button to chat with your friends or random players in Helldivers 2, we've got the answers for PC and PS5 players as well as instructions on how to change it.

As you may know, communication plays a key role in Helldivers 2’s gameplay, as everything revolves around you and other Helldivers teaming up and completing objectives, covering each other's backs, and taking out the creatures in the game.

So, keep reading our guide as we explain the push-to-talk buttons for Helldivers 2 on PC and PS5 and how you can change them.

Helldivers 2 push-to-talk button on PC & PS5

Helldivers 2 push to talk button
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If you're playing Helldivers 2 on PC, the push-to-talk button will be the Capslock key by default.

On the other hand, if you're playing on PS5, you'll be able to use the DualSense controller's dedicated mic button as a push-to-talk button.

How to change the push-to-talk button

Helldivers 2 how to change push to talk button
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If you're not comfortable with using the default push-to-talk bindings for communicating in Helldivers 2, you can follow the below steps to change it to a more suitable one:

  • Open Helldivers 2
  • Go to the pause menu
    • On PS5: By pressing the ☰ button on DualSense
    • On PC: By pressing "ESC" on the keyboard
  • Select the "Options" menu 
  • Go to the "Controller" tab 
    • On PC, it’s “Mouse & Keyboard
  • After that, select the “Change Bindings” option 
  • In the key binding menu, navigate to the "Communications" tab 

There, you can select and change the Voice Activation (PTT/PTM) settings and assign a suitable binding for it. 

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That concludes our guide on Helldivers 2's default push-to-talk button and how to change it. While you're here, check out our guide on how to unlock boosters in Helldivers 2 and how to join public games.

Hritwik has been writing about video games, manga, and anime for more than 8 years. Some of his favourite games include The Last of Us Part II, Fallout 76, Apex Legends, Genshin Impact, and the Souls series.

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