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MW3 Beta Best Controller Settings

Hoping to dominate the battlefield during the Modern Warfare 3 beta? Make sure you're using these controller settings.
MW3 Beta Best Controller Settings

Modern Warfare 3 is kicking off its second beta weekend, where players across all platforms will get their chance to jump into the game's Multiplayer. With matches like Hardpoint, Team Deathmatch, and Ground War to get stuck into, it's important to stay a step ahead of your opponents.

If you're playing with a controller, either on PC or console, you'll have a bit of flexibility when it comes to choosing your sensitivity, aim assist and more. To get the perfect balance, and ensure that your controller is helping you as much as it can, you'll want to take a look at the controller settings. Below, we've listed what we thing are some of the best controller setting you can have for the MW3 beta.

Best Controller Settings For Modern Warfare 3 Beta

Here are some of the best settings you can use for your controller in Modern Warfare 3's beta:

General Inputs

  • Bumper Ping: Off
  • Button Layout Preset: Tactical
  • Stick Layout Preset: Default
  • Controller Vibration: Off
  • Trigger Effect: Off

Aim Assist

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


  • Horizontal Stick Sensitivity: 6
  • Vertical Stick Sensitivity: 6
  • ADS Sensitivity Multiplier: 0.90
  • Sensitivity Multiplier:
    • Ground Vehicles: 1.00
    • Tablet: 1.00
  • Verticle Aim Axis:
    • On Foot: Standard
    • Ground Vehicles: Standard
  • Tac-Stance Sensitivity Multiplier: 0.90
  • Aim Response Curve Type: Dynamic 
  • ADS Sensitivity Multiplier: 0.90
  • ADS Sensitivity Transition Timing: Instant
  • Custom Sensitivity Per Zoom: Off
  • Motion Sensor Behavior: Off
To get the most out of the MW3 beta, you'll want to make sure your controller settings are up to scratch. (Picture: Activision)


  • Aim Down Sight Behavior: Hold
  • Change Zoom Shared Input: Off
  • Equipment Behavior: Hold
  • Weapon Mount Activation: ADS + Melee
  • Tactical ADS Activation: ADS + Melee
  • Tactical ADS Behavior: Partially
  • Interact/Reload Behavior: Prioritize Reload
  • ADS Stick Swap: Off
  • Weapon Mount Exit Delay: Medium
  • Depleted Ammo Weapon Switch: On


  • Automatic Sprint: Automatic Tactical Sprint
  • Auto Move Forward: Off
  • Tactical Sprint Behavior: Double Tap
  • Grounded Mantle: On
  • Automatic Airborne Mantle: Partial
  • Automatic Ground Mantle: Off
  • Invert Slide/Dive Behavior: Standard
  • Plunging Underwater: Trigger
  • Sprinting Door Bash: On
  • Ledge Climb Behavior: Hold