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Best Setting & Recommended Key Binds

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This article is about best options setting for Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2019 (COD MW). Here are recommendations for PC, PS4 & Xbox!

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Best PC Key Bind Setting

Keybinds: Command Shortcuts

PC Key Bind Setting

Key bindings are keyboard shortcuts that are used to customize your gameplay! COD: Modern Warfare has standard keybinds for PC but personalizing your own keyboard shortcuts can lead to better performance in the long run.

Recommended PC Key Binds

ActionKey Binding
Prone (Toggle)Z
Sprint/Tactical Sprint/Steady Aim/Change ZoomL-Shift
Change Stance/SlideC
MountMouse Side Button, or T
MeleeMouse Wheel Button
Use Lethal WeaponG
Use Field UpgradeX
Special Ability Q
Crouch (Hold)L-Ctrl

Hold For Crouch/Sprint And Toggle for Prone

You can pop out of sprinting and crouching immediately by releasing a button in Hold mode, which is essential when you encounter an opponent when moving. When prone, you're usually taking a peek or trying to hide, so toggle mode will be easier to use.

Adjust Your Keybinds Accordingly

As players have different preferences when it comes to playing games, it is suggested to start from these recommended keybinds, and then move around keybinds depending on your preference.

Best PS4 & Xbox Control Setting

PS4 and XBOX Controller Default Layout

PS4 and XBOX Controller Default Layout
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Test around PS4 and XBOX's default layout to get the hang of things first.

Increase Your Controller's Sensitivity

Increase Your Controller

By default, your controller's Horizontal & Vertical sensitivity will be set at 3. Try dialing it up to a higher sensitivity so you can look around and aim faster. This will help when you need to make a quick turn, and shoot someone behind you!

Lower Sensitivity To A Comfortable Level After Testing

If you feel like the sensitivity needs to be higher or lower after playing a few games, adjust accordingly. Then play a few games again, and adjust. Do this until you find the best sensitivity for you.

Turn On Aim Assists

Turn On Aim Assists
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There is no shame in turning on the aim or targeting assist to help you play better. Choose Standard or Focusing presets when in doubt.

Enable Auto Sprint

There is an autosprint option that will help you continuously sprint. There are some cases when sprinting manually for awhile will cause you to stop sprinting from time to time. Enabling this setting should alleviate this.

Enable, or Disable Crossplay

Enable, or Disable Crossplay
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Crossplay are the feature where the player can choose whether or not to play a same server with other platforms such as PC. Enable, or disable Crossplay at Account as you see fit.

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Best Graphic Settings

Adjusting Graphic Settings

Graphic settings are an important element that needs to be adjusted immediately in CoD. In a game that has fast-paced gameplay, you need to see things right away to react to the situation accordingly!

Find Balance Between Performance And Visual Effect

Find Balance Between Performance And Visual Effect

Aim For 60 FPS First

Frame rate are the key factor in any firefght. You won't win if you lag/ freeze whenever you meet an opponent no matter how pretty your displays are. Scale down visual effects until you reliably have 60 fps in most situations.

Turn Off Settings That Causes Distractions

Turn Off Settings That Causes Distractions

Some settings such as motion blurs are detrimental to your fighting performance as they can cause distractions. Disable these settings to gain the upper hand in split-second fights.

Recommended Graphic Settings:

Field of ViewAs wide as possible (max 120°)Having a higher field of view gives you more awareness of your surroundings.
World & Weapon Motion BlurDisabledFaster target acquirement without the blur
Texture ResolutionVery LowLow texture setting has minimal effect on your ability to find & acquire targets but increases performance
Custom Framerate LimitEnabled - set to 60No need to burn out your hardware for frame rate of over 60
Particle QualityLowParticles has a higher performance hit. Lower it to gain better performance
Bullet ImpactsEnabledBullet impacts are helpful in determining where the enemy fire is coming from, so leave this on.
Cache Spot & Sun ShadowsEnabledIncreased rendering speed if your memory can handle it.

Adjust The Brightness Setting

Adjust The Brightness Setting

The Brightness will be the key setting that you need to adjust to help you play better in the game. Having it set a bit brighter will help you easily spot enemies in dark places. However don't set it too high as the screen may be a bit blinding!

Best Audio Settings

Adjusting Audio Settings

Sound matters a lot as they can tell you when enemies are getting close. Gaming headsets or earphones with microphone are recommended especially when you play multiplayer.

Lower Music Volume, Increase SFX Volume

Try to lower elements in the game that can distract you from playing, like Music Volume, while turning up SFX Volume to hear audio cues like gunfire, footsteps more clearly!

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