The Best Call of Duty Vanguard Audio Settings

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The launch of Season 2 for Call of Duty: Vanguard is finally here, much to the excitement of the community. Since Season 1 came to an end, the audio has been one of the many issues impacting multiplayer.

Many find it tricky to hear the footsteps of the opposition as well as members of your own team. Despite Sledgehammer Games' overhaul of the game's audio, some players are still struggling to hear the footsteps of their opposition.


As with any Call of Duty game, listening to the smallest of audio cues can enable you to get the upper hand over the opposition, and ahead of Vanguard's launch, there are some settings that can be tweaked in order to hear everything going on. Here are the best Call of Duty: Vanguard audio settings to use.

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Best COD Vanguard Audio Settings

Call of Duty: Vanguard Audio Settings

Before we take a look at the settings, we highly recommend using a headset when playing Call of Duty: Vanguard. For a solid headset perfect for hearing all of the action, check out these amazing headset deals. Once you've got a headset, here are the best Vanguard audio settings to be used in multiplayer.


  • Master Volume: 100
  • Music Volume: 25
  • Dialogue Volume: 50
  • Sound Effects Volume: 100
  • Hit Marker Sound Effects: Vanguard
  • Audio Mix: Headphones
  • Killstreak Music: On
  • Mono Audio: Off


  • Voice Chat: On
  • Speakers/Headphones Voice Chat Device: The device you wish to hear Voice Chat through
  • Microphone Device: The microphone you wish to use for Voice Chat
  • PC Only  Microphone Activation Mode: Push to Talk
  • PC Only – Push to Talk (Voice Chat): V
  • Open Mic Activation Threshold: 3
  • Voice Chat Volume: 25
  • Microphone Volume: 25
  • Voice Chat Effect: No Effect

For PC players, push to talk is essential when it comes to communicating effectively with the other team. We went with V as it's not bound to any other important in-game functions.

There you have it, with these Vanguard audio settings, you will be able to hear the enemy from a mile away! For more handy Vanguard tips, check out the best PC settings to be using.