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Best FOV settings for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One in Black Ops Cold War

Treyarch has included a FOV slider in Black Ops Cold War much to the community's delight and surprise.
Best FOV settings for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One in Black Ops Cold War
Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War features an innovation that has yet to be seen in the franchise up to this point. Well, a feature never before seen on consoles. Starting with the Open Beta, Treyarch introduced a Field of View (FOV) slider to both the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. Accessible through the menu's settings, this has been a long-requested feature by the controller warriors of the community. 

However, as many console players may have not tinkered with this mechanic in other titles, there's been some confusion as to the best FOV settings to run. 

Best FOV settings for Black Ops Cold War

In order to find the new FOV slider, all you need to is press the Settings button on your controller. From here, navigate to the Graphics tab and find the "Field of View" bar. The default setting for the bar is at the minimum, which is 70. While you can leave it there if you want, that's not the optimal setting you want in Black Ops Cold War

FOV black ops cold war(Picture: Treyarch)

If you're confused as to what the Field of View slider actually does, it basically allows you to see more of your surroundings. If you crank the bar up to its maximum setting, then your first-person camera will zoom out as far as it can go. Traditionally, players have used this feature to see more of their immediate surroundings on either side of them.

Although, cranking the bar to the max isn't the way you want to go. For starters, going that high will affect your frame rate on both PS4 and Xbox One. Since more graphics need to be rendered, the fewer frames you'll get. Along with that, you won't be able to see as far away since your camera is so zoomed out. 

Instead, you want to set the bar firmly at 100. This is the middle point for all intents and purposes and offers the benefits of a wider FOV without compromising anything else.