Best Modern Warfare 2 FOV settings 2022

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Latest Update: September 26, 2022

It's official. Modern Warfare 2 does contain a FOV slider on all platforms!

While we wait for the full launch, check out all there is to know about the best Modern Warfare 2 SMGs.

Selecting the right field of view (FOV) in Call of Duty titles has become an integral ingredient when it comes to ensuring the game suits your personal preferences. Changing the FOV enables you to see more of the surrounding environment which means you can spot enemies that wouldn't be visible.

With the Call of Duty Next event on the horizon and as players look forward to the first look at Modern Warfare 2 multiplayer, some are beginning to wonder if Infinity Ward's next release will contain a FOV slider.

Call of Duty: Vanguard launched with a FOV slider, suggesting the feature will now appear in future releases. With that said, here are the best Modern Warfare 2 FOV settings to use and how to change them to suit your needs.

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Does Modern Warfare 2 have a FOV slider?

With PlayStation users able to preload the Modern Warfare 2 beta, many have discovered a FOV slider for consoles.

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Although there's no official confirmation, the PC version is highly likely to contain a slider allowing players to improve their awareness even further.

Best Modern Warfare 2 FOV settings

After tweaking the FOV, we've settled on a FOV of 100 for an ideal balance between spacial awareness and not having any kind of fishbowl effect.

If you prefer a more zoomed-in look, lower it to 90, jump into a match, and see how it feels.

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How to change FOV in Modern Warfare 2

As we've not had a chance to play Modern Warfare 2, the process of changing FOV is unknown. However, we can take a guess based on the process from Vanguard. Here's the likely method to change FOV in Modern Warfare 2:

  • Load into Modern Warfare 2.
  • Select 'Settings' then move to the 'Graphics' tab.
  • Scroll to 'Gameplay.'
  • Head to 'Field of View.'
  • Adjust the slider to your preference.
  • Press Square or X to 'Show More' options (includes Affected or Independent)
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Once we've had a chance to experiment with different Modern Warfare 2 FOV settings, we will update the guide with more details on how to change it.

When does the Modern Warfare 2 beta start?

The beta for Modern Warfare 2 commences on September 16, 2022, with PlayStation users receiving an exclusive weekend of action before PC and Xbox users. Those on the other platforms will get the chance to play from September 22, 2022.

That's all there is to know about the best Modern Warfare 2 FOV settings. While we wait for more intel, don't forget to check our guide showcasing the Modern Warfare 2 maps.