Best Controller Settings in Modern Warfare 3: An Indepth Guide

Best Controller Settings in Modern Warfare 3:  An Indepth Guide
Written by: ASH

Players can customize their controller settings to enjoy improved gameplay in Modern Warfare 3. Players can fine-tune various game characteristics, like sensitivity, aim assist, and movement, to enhance their gaming prowess. In this article, we will explore the best controller settings in Modern Warfare 3.




Best Controller Settings in Modern Warfare 3

Firstly, we shall look at the best controller setting in Modern Warfare 3. With these settings, you can customize your aiming, movement, and inputs to be most efficient. Here are the recommended settings:




  • Button Layout Preset: Tactical
  • L1 Button Ping: Off
  • Bumper Ping: Off
  • Flip L1/R1 with L2/R2: This option can be turned on if you prefer faster button press time or play with a claw grip.
  • Stick Layout Preset: Default
  • Controller Vibration: Off
  • Trigger Effect: Off


Modern Warfare 3 has a new Dead Zone Entry Test, enabling players to assess and adjust the dead zone of their sticks in real-time. Lowering the dead zone settings to their minimum values improves the response speed and aim controls, leading to quicker responses and improved accuracy.


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  • Horizontal Stick Sensitivity: 6
  • Vertical Stick Sensitivity: 6
  • ADS Sensitivity Multiplier: 0.90
  • Sensitivity Multiplier:  
    • Land vehicles: 1.00
    • Tablet: 1.00


  • Vertical Aim Axis: 
    • On foot: Standard
    • Land Vehicles: Standard


  • Ground Vehicles: Standard
  • Tac-Stance Sensitivity Multiplier: 0.90
  • Aim Response Curve Type: Dynamic
  • ADS Sensitivity Multiplier (Focus): 0.90
  • ADS Sensitivity Transition Timing: Instant
  • Custom Sensitivity Per Zoom: Off


Aim Assist:


  • Target Aim Assist: On
  • Aim Assist Type: Black Ops


Motion Sensor Aiming:


  • Motion Sensor Behavior: Off




Movement Behaviors:


  • Automatic Sprint: Off
  • Sprint/Tactical Sprint Behavior: Toggle
  • Auto Move Forward: Off
  • Tactical Sprint Behavior: Double Tap
  • Grounded Mantle: On
  • Automatic Airborne Mantle: Partial
  • Automatic Ground Mantle/Hang: Off
  • Slide/Dive Behavior: Tap to Slide
  • Plunging Underwater: Free
  • Parachute Auto-Deploy: Off
  • Sprinting Door Bash: On
  • Ledge Climb Behavior: Mantle Only
  • Slide Cancel Sprint: On


Combat Behaviors:


  • Aim Down Sight Behavior: Hold
  • Change Zoom Activation: Off
  • Equipment Behavior: Hold
  • Weapon Mount Activation: ADS + Melee
  • Weapon Mount Exit Delay: Medium
  • Tactical Stance Activation: ADS + Melee
  • Tactical Stance Behavior: On Toggle
  • Interact/Reload Behavior: Tap to Reload
  • Armor Plate Behavior: Apply All
  • ADS Stick Swap: Off
  • Backpack Control: Directional Buttons
  • Depleted Ammo Weapon Switch: On
  • Quick C4 Detonation: Grouped
  • Manual Fire Behavior: Press


Vehicle Behaviors:

  • Vehicle Camera Recenter: Short Delay
  • Camera Initial Position: Free Look
  • Lean-Out Activation: Melee


Overlays Behavior:


  • Ping Wheel Delay: Moderate
  • Double Tap Danger Ping Delay: Moderate
  • Killstreak Wheel Behavior: Hold



Best Aim Assist Type in Modern Warfare 3


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There are four different types of aim assists in Modern Warfare 3:


  1. Default
  2. Precision
  3. Focusing
  4. Black Ops


The Focusing type is recommended for players new to analog aiming, while default and black ops are for traditional slowdown near the target. This may involve experimenting with various types of beer to determine which suits your likes.



Best Aim Response Curve in Modern Warfare 3


Modern Warfare 3 offers three types of Aim Response Curve:


  1. Standard
  2. Linear
  3. Dynamic


Most players prefer the Standard option for its natural feel, but using the Dynamic option is better for people who are skilled and comfortable with the controller. To have the best experience, it is advisable to ignore the Linear option.


Also Read: The Best Controller Settings for Playing Warzone 2





Adjusting your controller settings in Modern Warfare 3 will make the game more enjoyable. You can boost your performance and be ahead of your opponents with proper sensitivity, aim assist, and movement behaviour. Tweak around with the Modern Warfare 3 settings to determine the best controller settings for Modern Warfare 3, which you will be comfortable with in Modern Warfare 3.

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