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Summit1g reveals must-have Escape from Tarkov keybinds for surviving

Published: 6/Feb/2020 16:50

by Kamil Malinowski

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Twitch star Jaryd ‘Summit1g’ Lazar has been playing a ton of Escape from Tarkov lately and has given his fans some incredibly useful tips, with his very own keybinds.

Escape from Tarkov is a tactical first-person shooter that’s blown up recently, with countless Twitch streamers enjoying the game since late 2019.

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It’s a challenging game though, where even one wrong move can see you instantly lose all of your items and, as such, having the right keybinds can be the difference between a good or terrible session. Therefore, Jaryd decided to help his viewers out by showing them the ideal keybind setup.

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Escape from Tarkov is a tough, tactical first-person shooter, where the details matter.

During his usual Tarkov stream on February 6, he decided to respond to a commonly asked question about his settings.

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“If you’re having a hard time with keybindings I recommend trying these,” Summit began, before diving right into his settings.

“First thing, lean right, lean left, [make them] B and V. Switch scopes and change scope magnification, [make them] E and Q, you can have them either way… [but] it does make it so much easier. The default keybind for them is Alt+something – you’re not gonna be scoped in on a spot and click Alt+something to unscope.”

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Summit then moved onto even more buttons, many of which are just as important.

“Shift+Mouse5 to check my magazine, X to change the fire mode, Z to go prone, C to sprint, Left Control to duck, and walk is Left Shift with continuous, so you hold [it] to walk.”

All of the keybindings he listed are different by default and with so many different possible actions in the game, some of them are moved to very difficult positions.

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To check your magazine, for example, you would need to press T+Left Shift with the default settings – imagine trying to do that in the middle of a firefight when your enemy is closing in on you.

Of course, you don’t have to set your settings exactly like Summit’s, but he has highlighted a great tip for Escape from Tarkov players, taking the time to change your keybindings will make a huge difference in your gameplay.

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Summit1g’s Escape from Tarkov Keybinds

  • Lean (left/right) = B,V
  • Switch scopes = Q
  • Scope magnification = E
  • Check magazine = Shift+Mouse5
  • Change fire mode = X
  • Prone = Z
  • Sprint = C
  • Duck = Left Ctrl
  • Walk = Left shift (hold)
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Escape from Tarkov update ups Bitcoin value & fixes bugs: patch notes

Published: 13/Aug/2020 13:00

by Calum Patterson

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Escape from Tarkov developers Battlestate Games have rolled out a significant update on August 13, patch 0.12.7.8599, to fix a host of bugs and issues in the game.

The game was down for around two hours as the patch was rolled out, with the changes resolving a number of complaints players have had – some for a matter of weeks now.

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The update also generally better optimized the game, namely regarding memory usage, which should result in smoother gameplay overall regardless of your hardware.

Streets map in Tarkov
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Streets is the next map coming to Escape from Tarkov, in patch 13.0.

Battlestate have now provided a full list of the changes in the update, via official patch notes.

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Escape from Tarkov update 0.12.7.8599 patch notes

Fixed:

  • Optimizations of memory consumption.
  • A bug with the grenade launcher’s load status.
  • A bug with the glass shader (face shields).
  • Error when purchasing items in exchange for dogtags.
  • A bug when the character did not leave the location, after the reconnect at the “train” exfil.
  • Various fixes for bot behavior.
  • Various bugs and problems on locations.
  • Various minor bugs and problems.

Bitcoin value increase

After the update, players also noticed that the value of bitcoin had shot back up to 150K.

Bitcoin price back up to 150k from EscapefromTarkov

There doesn’t appear to be a fix for the notorious speed glitch which has reared its head again in EFT though, as players noted back at the end of July.

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The devs did manage to fix this exploit when players are moving forwards, however it still seems to work if the player is moving backward instead.

Patch 12.8 is expected to come this month, in August, at least according to the most recent information from Battlestate. What exactly it will contain is not known though.

Patch 12.9, expected in September, is set to bring  Chest Rig and Plate Carriers customization, before the new Streets of Tarkov map is added in 13.0, expected in October.

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