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Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 best settings guide for the best gameplay

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Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 is set to be released very soon on October 28th by Activision. With so much hype building around the game, the players and COD lovers are eagerly waiting to try the game out. Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 is a very graphics-heavy game. For that reason, low-end PCs might face some difficulties in running the game smoothly. Tweaking a few settings might help the low-end users to experience the new COD game smoothly as well. Although, settings will not matter much for the campaign missions. But it can provide the players with decent fps and make their experience smoother. In this article, we will provide you with the best settings for Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 for the best gameplay.

Best settings in Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 for PC

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 is a very graphics-heavy game. The graphics surely does add an extra thrill to the intense gameplay of the game. However, people with low-end devices will, unfortunately, need to sacrifice the enjoyment of the great graphics in Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2.

The overall settings can be tweaked a bit for the best gameplay experience in Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2. Here are all the best settings in Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 for PC for the best gameplay:

Keyboard and Mouse


call of duty modern warfare 2 mouse settings
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  • Mouse Sensitivity: 9.5
  • Vertical Sensitivity Multiplier: 1.00
  • Ground Vehicles Sensitivity Multiplier: 2.25
  • Air Vehicles Sensitivity Multiplier: 2.25
  • Tablet Sensitivity Multiplier: 1.00
  • ADS Sensitivity Multiplier: 2.00
  • ADS Sensitivity Transition Timing: Gradual
  • ADS Sensitivity Multiplier (Focus): 1.75
  • ADS Sensitivity Type: Legacy MW
  • Monitor Distance Coefficient: 1.33
  • Custom Sensitivity per Zoom: OFF
  • Vertical Aim (on foot): Standard
  • Vertical Aim (third person): Standard
  • Vertical Aim (ground vehicle): Standard
  • Vertical Aim (air vehicle): Standard
  • Mouse Acceleration: 0.5
  • Mouse Filtering: 0
  • Mouse Smoothing: ON
  • Mouse Wheel Delay: 8


call of duty modern warfare 2 gameplay settings
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  • Crouch Behavior: Toggle
  • Prone Behavior: Toggle
  • Sprint/ Tactical Sprint Behavior: Toggle
  • Automatic Sprint: ON
  • Tactical Sprint Behavior: Single Tap Sprint
  • Automatic Airborne Mantle: ON
  • Share Slide and Dive Inputs: Independent
  • ADS Behavior: HOLD
  • Change Zoom Shared Input: Sprint/ Tactical Sprint/ Focus
  • Equipment Behavior: HOLD
  • Interact Behavior: PRESS
  • Weapon Mount Activation: Toggle
  • Vehicle Camera Recenter: Long Delay
  • Free Look Activation: Always Enabled
  • Camera Initial Position: Behind Vehicle
  • Danger Ping Behavior: Double Tap
  • Double Tap Danger Ping Delay: Moderate
  • Ping Wheel Delay: Moderate

Best Graphics setting for COD Modern Warfare 2


call of duty modern warfare 2 display settings
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  • Dynamic Resolution: OFF
  • Aspect Ratio: Automatic
  • V-Sync (gameplay): OFF
  • Display Gamma: 2.2 [SRGB]
  • Focused Mode: OFF


call of duty modern warfare 2 quality settings
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  • Upscaling/ Sharpening: OFF
  • Anti-Aliasing: SMAA T2X
  • Video Memory Scale: 85
  • Texture Resolution: Very Low
  • Texture Filter Antrisopic: Low
  • Nearby Level of Detail: Low
  • Distant Level of Detail: Low
  • Clutter Draw Distance: Short
  • Particle Quality: Low
  • Particle Quality Level: Very Low
  • Bullet Impacts and Sprays: OFF
  • Shader Quality: Medium
  • Tesselation: MIN
  • On-Demand Texture Streaming: ON
  • Streaming Quality: Low
  • Volumetric Quality: Low
  • Deferred Physics Quality: Low
  • Water Caustics: Off
  • Shadow Map Resolution: Low
  • Screen Space Shadows: OFF
  • Spot Shadow Quality: Low
  • Cache Spot Shadows: OFF
  • Spot Cache: Low
  • Particle Lighting: Low
  • Ambient Occlusion: OFF
  • Screen Space Reflecting: OFF
  • Static Reflection Quality: Low
  • Weather Grid Volumes: OFF
  • Depth of Field: OFF
  • World Motion Blur: OFF
  • Weapon Motion Slur: ON


call of duty modern warfare 2 view settings
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  • Field of View: 110
  • ADS Field of View: Affected
  • Weapon Field of View: Default
  • Vehicle Field of View: Default
  • 1st Person Camera Movement: Default
  • 3rd Person Camera Movement: Default

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