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Best Warzone 2 Controller Settings Guide

With the finely-tuned gamepad in your hands, head for the warzone

by Nikola "Nick" Jovanovic
Best Warzone 2 Controller Settings Guide

You can’t do it without a mouse and a keyboard! Do we need to go through that conversation again for the millionth time? We don’t, because you didn’t come here for that, but to find out how to fine-tune your controller so that you can more easily headshot those annoying keyboard warriors and shut their mouths. So, let’s check out how to tune your controller with the best settings for Warzone 2.0

Best Warzone 2 Controller Settings Guide

Correctly setting the controller for Warzone 2.0 is not a joke, the difference between the default settings and the fine-tuned controller is enormous, and that’s why there are so many options that can be modified. Check out our recommendation below on how to best set up a controller for Warzone 2.0

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Best Controller Settings for Warzone 2.0

Go to the Settings menu and select Controller, then set it like this:


  • Edit Button Layout – Leave it as it is, select some presets, or assign every button as you like if you select custom.
  • Flip L1 / L2 and R1 / R2 – This is a personal preference as well.
  • Stick Layout Preset – Leave it at default.
  • Controller Vibration – Turn it off, you don’t need this distraction.
  • Trigger Effect – Turn it off as well.


  • Horizontal and Vertical Stick Sensitivity – Set it to 8 and then try lowering or increasing it as you see fit.
  • ADS Sensitivity Multiplier – Set it to 1.
  • Sensitivity Multiplier – Set it to 1 for every option.
  • Vertical Aim Axis – Leave it on Standard for all settings.


  • Aim Down Sight Behavior – Set it to “Hold”
  • Change Zoom Shared Input – Set it as Sprint / Tactical Sprint / Focus
  • Automatic Sprint – Set it to “Automatic Tactical Sprint”
  • Equipment Behavior – Set it to “Hold”
  • Weapon Mount Activation – Set it to “ADS + Melee”
  • Interact / Reload Behavior – Set “Prioritize Reload”
  • Armor Plate Behavior – Set it to “Apply All”

Best Advanced Controller Settings for Warzone 2.0

Moving on, go to the advanced controller settings and set them as follows:

Aim Assist

  • Target Aim Assist – Set it to “On”
  • Aim Assist Type – Leave it as default.

Gyro Aiming

  • Gyro Behavior – Set it to “Off”
  • Gravity Vector – Set it to “Off”


  • Aim Response Curve Type – Set it to “Dynamic”
  • ADS Sensitivity Multiplier – Set it to 1.
  • ADS Sensitivity Transition Timing – Set it to “Instant”
  • Custom Sensitivity Per Zoom – Set it to “Off”
  • Inputs Deadzone – To set the deadone test out the stick drift on your controller first.

Movement Behaviors

  • Sprint / Tactical Sprint Behavior – Set it to “Toggle”
  • Auto Move Forward – Set it to “Off”
  • Tactical Sprint Behavior – Set it to “Single Tap Sprint”
  • Grounded Mantle – Set it to “Off”
  • Automatic Airborne Mantle – Set it to “Off”
  • Automatic Ground Mantle – Set it to “Off”
  • Invert Slide and Dive Behavior – Leave it at “Standard”
  • Plunging Underwater – Set it to “Movement”
  • Parachute Auto-Deploy – Set it to “Off”
  • Sprinting Door Bash – Set it to “On”
  • Ledge Hand Mantle Behavior – Set it to “Mantle Only”

Combat Behaviors

  • ADS Stick Swap – Set it to “Off”
  • Backpack Alternate Control – Set it to “Off”
  • Weapon Mount Movement Exit – Set it to “On”
  • Weapon Mount Exit Delay – Set it to “Short”
  • Depleted Ammo Weapon Switch – Set it to “Off”
  • Quick C4 Detonation – Set it to “Off”

Vehicle Behaviors

  • Vehicle Camera Recenter – Set it to”Short Delay”
  • Camera Initial Position – Set it to”Free Look”

Overlays Behaviors

  • Scoreboard / Map Behavior – Set it to “Toggle”
  • Ping Wheel Delay – Set it to “Moderate”
  • Double Tap Danger Ping Delay – Set it to “Moderate”

These are some basic settings that you can quickly change and make your controller more competitive in Warzone 2.0. As always, continue to experiment with these settings yourself until you find the settings that suit you best – have fun!

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