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Default PS3™ Controls

These are the controls for the LittleBigPlanet games.

Console Series

These are the controls for LittleBigPlanet, LittleBigPlanet 2, and LittleBigPlanet 3.

Using Menu Screens

Button What it does
Left Stick Highlight an option
X Confirm
PlayStationCircle.svg Return to the Previous Menu Screen

Default Controls

Button What it does
Left Stick Move
Directional Buttons Changes Sackboy's expression
PlayStationX.svg Jump
PlayStationCircle.svg Cancel (Also opens the Sackpocket in LittleBigPlanet 3)
PlayStationSquare.svg Open Popit Menu, open tweak menu
(Create Mode) PlayStationTriangle.svg Delete (Also opens the Organisertron in LittleBigPlanet 3)
R1 (Hold) Grab And in lbp 3 climb
L1+R1 Shuffle Menu Pages
L2+R2 (Hold + Left or Right Stick) Move Sackboy's Arms
(Create Mode) R1+R2 Adjust Object thickness
Start/OPTIONS Access the Start Menu
Select Access Good Grief! Menu (LittleBigPlanet only)

Beta Controls

Button What it does
Left Stick Move
Right Stick Grab/Move arms
PlayStationX.svg/L1 Jump
R1 (Hold) Grab
Start/OPTIONS Access the Start Menu
PlayStationCircle.svg Pick up tool/Toggle tool

Controlling Sackboy

Button What it does
Tilt Wireless Controller Shake Sackboy's head
L3 + Tilt Wireless Controller Wiggle Sackboy's pelvis around
Hold L2 + Use Left Stick Move Sackboy's left arm
Hold R2 + Use Right Stick Move Sackboy's right arm

LittleBigPlanet (PSP)


What it does
X Jump, and confirm an action
Circle Cancel
Square Open Popit Menu, open tweak menu
R Grab grabbable materials
Direction buttons Change Sackboy's expressions
Joystick Move, change layers

Sackboy: A Big Adventure

In Sackboy: A Big Adventure you can change the controls to whatever button you want in the settings menu.

Button What It Does
X Jump/Flutter Jump
O Roll
Square Slap
Triangle Nose Dive
Directional Buttons Emotes
L2 + L and R Stick Arms
Tilt Controller Move Head
Square + X Upper Cut
Square + O Spin
R2 Grab/Pick Up And Throw

Sackboy: A Big Adventure Power Ups

Power Up Button What It Does
Plasma Pumps R1 Shoot Plasma
Plasma Pumps Hold X In The Air Hover
Plasma Pumps Triangle Smash Down
Snow Ball, Fish And Umbrella L1 Drop
Whirl Tool R1 Throw
Grappling Hook R2 Grapple
Snow Ball R1 Roll Faster
Snow Ball Square Roll Attack
Umbrella Hold X In Air Glide
Fish Square Slap With Fish

LittleBigPlanet Karting

Button What It Does
R2 Or X Acceleration
X Or R2 Drift
Square Use Weaponator
L2 Or O Reverse
L1 while wearing grabinators Pick Up
L1 Wile Wearing Grappling Hook Grapple

See also