In Borderlands 3 you can use emotes to express yourself but is also one of those things in the game that isn’t explained. Personally, I enjoyed the taunts in Gearbox other title, Battleborn. I haven’t had much time with the Borderlands 3 emotes at the time of writing. But it’s cool to see your character in action then just in the menu.
HOW TO USE EMOTES ON PS4 AND XBOX ONE
In order to use the emotes on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One (or on a PC if you’re using a controller), all you will need to do is hold down the pause button. On the Xbox controller, that’s holding the Menu button. And on the DualShock 4 controller, you will have to hold the Options button. If you just press the pause button, you will go to the pause menu. You will need to hold the button down until the emote menu appears.
HOW TO USE EMOTES ON PC
If you are playing Borderlands 3 on PC with a keyboard, the emote menu is bound to the Z key by default. Because it has its own dedicated button on PC, you won’t need to worry about holding down the button. Just tap the key, and the emote menu will appear. Of course, it is possible to rebind the emote menu to a different key if that’s more comfortable for you.
HOW TO GET NEW EMOTES
When you start your Borderlands 3 adventure you will have 4 default emotes. However, if you want more ways to express yourself during the game you can buy additional emotes. Just go to Crazy Earl’s door aboard Sanctuary 3. You can find him downstairs in the cargo bay. Crazy Earl will sell you all sorts of cosmetic items and emotes for a small bit of Eridium.
HOW TO EQUIP NEW EMOTES
So once you have scored some new emotes you can equip them at the quick change station. There is one near the fast travel station aboard Sanctuary 3. Once you are there, you can select the emote menu and change one of your four existing emotes out for your new one.