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How to Open the Starfield Console

Starfield is a space role-playing game by the award-winning creators of The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim.

You can create any character and go on a journey to answer humanity’s greatest mystery.

Customize your character’s appearance, decide their background, and select their traits.

Join Constellation, the last group of space explorers finding artifacts throughout the galaxy.

Explore more than one thousand planets, navigate cities, and traverse wild landscapes.

You can also pilot and command the ship of your dreams, personalize the look of it, and more.

In this guide, you’ll learn how to open the Starfield console and what key to press on your keyboard based on its layout.

How to Open the Starfield Console

To open the Starfield console, you need to press the “~” key for the US keyboard and the “@” key for the European keyboard.

The key to open the console is different for each keyboard layout and you can see the full list below.

Here is a list of keys to press to open the console based on each keyboard layout:

  • US keyboard: Press the “~” key.
  • European keyboard: Press the “@” key.
  • German keyboard: Press the “ö” key.
  • Norwegian keyboard: Press the “Ø” key.
  • Swiss keyboard: Press the ¨ key (next to the Enter key).
  • Portugal keyboard: Press the “ç” key.

To check which keyboard layout you’re using, look at the right of the Windows Taskbar.

For example, if your keyboard layout is English (United States), you’ll see “ENG US” on the Windows Taskbar.

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