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Best Controller Settings

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PS4/PS5, Xbox best controller settings & PC keyboard controls in Call of Duty Modern Warfare 3 2023 (CoD MW3 2023). Check out the PC key binds, auto features, and more.

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Setting Guides

[For PS & Xbox] Best Quick Setting

Stick Sensitivity

Increase Your Controller's Sensitivity

Higher sensitivity allows for faster aiming and quicker reaction times especially during intense battles. With increased sensitivity, you can snap your crosshairs onto a target more swiftly and accurately, which is particularly useful in close-quarter combat scenarios.

Try It Out First, Then Lower It To Your Liking

Play for a few rounds and then decide if you want to change it to a lower or higher setting. Play again for a few games, and repeat the process. Do this until you find the best sensitivity for your playstyle.

Button Layout

CoD MW3 Button Mapping

Customize button mappings to suit your playstyle. Assign actions to buttons that feel most intuitive to you. For example, you can remap your melee attack to a button that's easier to access in the heat of battle.

Tactical Layout Is Highly Recommended

You can effectively take cover by simply lying on the ground during combat, all the while maintaining your aim and keeping up the fire on your opponent. This strategic approach significantly makes it harder for your enemies to spot and land shots on you.

Stick Layout

CoD MW3  Stick Layout

While the default stick layout is commonly recommended, don't hesitate to explore custom configurations that better match your individual preferences and playstyle. Experimentation with different layouts can lead to a more intuitive and natural feel. Additionally, custom stick layouts are particularly valuable for left-handed players, allowing them to adjust thumbstick functions to better suit their dominant hand.

[For PS & Xbox] Best Controller Settings

Move Between Tabs Using R1/L1

CoD MW3 Best Controller Settings

By using the R1 and L1 buttons on your controller, you can easily move between tabs in the in-game menu and access various settings, including the Auto Sprint and Aim Assist options.

Aim Assist

Target Aim Assist

Enabling Target Aim Assist in the game reduces camera speed as the crosshair nears an enemy, making it helpful for beginners or those seeking a more casual gaming experience. Disabling Aim Assist is a better choice for experienced players who prefer precise manual aiming control as it keeps the camera speed consistent, regardless of enemy proximity.

Aim Assist Types

Default It provides a balanced level of aim slowdown and can work well for players who are familiar with the Call of Duty franchise.
This is best for players who prioritize accuracy and have precise aiming skills. It can be helpful for experienced players looking to fine-tune their shots.
FocusingThis can be beneficial for players who are new to analog aiming or those who struggle with close-range engagements. It provides additional assistance in maintaining target tracking.
Black OpsTraditional aim slowdown near target used in Black Ops games. If you are more accustomed to the feel of Black Ops games, this setting may be familiar and comfortable for you.

The optimal aim assist type for your gameplay will be determined by your personal preferences and playstyle. It's advisable to explore each option to identify the one that aligns best with your aiming style and feels the most natural and effective for you.

Automatic Sprint

DisabledYou have more control over your character's actions when this feature is off. Manual sprinting can help you maintain stealth in situations where automatic sprinting might kick in at the wrong moment.
Automatic SprintAutomatic sprinting might engage naturally when you move forward, which can be helpful in fast-paced games or when you want to quickly get into action without thinking about sprinting.
Automatic Tactical Sprint
Seamlessly transition into a sprint, enabling your character to respond with enhanced agility, thus minimizing downtime between actions. This somehow increases your mobility to effortlessly outmaneuver opponents, swiftly reach cover, or secure a strategic position on the battlefield.

Note: Automatic Sprint will not cancel other actions in progress and does not affect water movement.

Automatic Tactical Sprint Works Well With Tactical Pads

To improve your Aim Down Sight (ADS) capabilities and mobility, activate Automatic Tactical Sprint and equip Tactical Pads in your gear. This combination not only enhances your sliding skills but enables you to perform advanced movements, giving you a significant advantage in fast-paced combat scenarios.

Dead Zones Inputs

CoD MW3 Dead Zones Controls Setup

Adjust and test the dead zones on your thumbsticks to eliminate any unwanted drift in your aiming. A smaller dead zone allows for more precise control, while a larger one can help compensate for stick wear.

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