Best Modern Warefare 2 (MW2) Graphics Settings – PC, XBox, PS

Here are the best graphics settings for MW2 in 2024 for PCs and video game consoles:

For Gaming PCs For Good FPS and Visibility

MW2 graphics settings

Display Section:

  • Display mode – Fullscreen Exclusive
  • Display Monitor – Set to your specific monitor.
  • Display Adapter – Set to your specific graphics card.
  • Screen Refresh Rate – Auto
  • Display Resolution – Match your monitor’s resolution.
  • Dynamic Resolution – Off
  • Aspect Ratio – Automatic
  • V-Sync (Gameplay) – Off
  • V-Sync (Menus) – Off
  • Custom Frame Rate Limit – Custom.
  • Gameplay Custom Frame Rate Limit – 300
  • Menu Custom Frame Rate Limit – 60
  • Out Of Focus Frame Rate Limit – 30
  • Display Gamma – 2.2(SRGB)
  • Brightness – Your personal preference. I like it at about 60.
  • High Dynamic Range (HDR) – Off
mw2 video settings

Quality Section:

  • Quality Presets – Custom
  • Render Resolution – 100
  • Upscaling / Sharpening – FidelityFX CAS
  • FidelityFX CAS Strength – 100
  • Anti-Aliasing – SMMA T2X
  • Anti-Aliasing Quality – Low
  • Video Memory Scale – 50
  • Texture Resolution – Low
  • Texture Filter Anisotropic – Low
  • Nearby Level Of Detail – Low
  • Distant Level Of Detail – High
  • Clutter Draw Distance – Long
  • Particle Quality – Low
  • Particle Quality Level – Very Low
  • Bullet Impacts – Off
  • Persistent Damage Layers – Off
  • Shader Quality – High
  • Tessellation – Off
  • On-Demand Texture Streaming – Off
  • Streaming Quality – Low
  • Volumetric Quality – Low
  • Deferred Physics Quality – Off
  • Water Quality – Water Caustics and Wave Wetness
  • Shadow Map Resolution – Low
  • Screen Space Shadows – Off
  • Spot Shadow Quality – Low
  • Spot Cache – Ultra
  • Particle Lighting – Normal
  • Ambient Occlusion – Off
  • Screen Space Reflections – Off
  • Static Reflection Quality – Low
  • Weather Grid Volumes – Off
  • Reflex Low Latency – On + Boost, but if your GPU time is higher than your CPU time, use “On.”
  • Depth Of Field – Off
  • World Motion Blur – Off
  • Weapon Motion Blur – Off
  • Film Grain – 0
mw2 graphics quality settings

View Section:

  • Field Of View (FOV) – I like it set at around 110, but set it to what you prefer. But if you use a controller, I would not recommend going over 107.
  • ADS Field Of View – Affected
  • Weapon Field Of View – Wide
  • Third Person Field Of View – I like 90, but set it to your preference.
  • Vehicle Field Of View – Default
  • 1st Person Camera Movement – Least(50%)
  • 3rd Person Camera Movement – Least(50%)
  • 3rd Person Ads Transition – 3rd Person Ads
  • Default Spectator Camera – Game Perspective

For Low End PC’s and Laptops

If you are running MW2 on a lower end PC or laptop, you should be able to use the same settings as above with just a few differences because the settings above are optimized for performance.

Go into the “Quality” section of the video settings and change the following:

  • FidelityFX CAS Strength – 75
  • Texture Resolution – Very Low

For Consoles (Playstation 4, Playstation 5, XBox One Series S, XBox Series X)

For PS4 and XBox One, use these graphics settings:

Details & Textures:

  • On-Demand Texture Streaming – On
  • World Motion Blur – Off
  • Weapon Motion Blur – Off
  • Film Grain – 0
  • Depth Of Field – Off
  • FidelityFX CAS – On
  • FidelityFX CAS Strength – 60 or your preference.
  • 120 HZ Refresh Rate – On
  • Field Of View (FOV) – I like it at around 106, but use your preference.
  • ADS Field Of View – Affected
  • Weapon Field Of View – Default
  • 3rd Person Field Of View – 90
  • 1st Person Camera Movement – Least(50%)
  • 3rd Person Camera Movement – Least(50%)
  • 3rd Person Ads Transition – 3rd Person Ads
  • Default Spectator Camera – Game Perspective
  • Brightness – Your preference.
  • Safe Area – Adjust to your TV.

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