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How To Display FPS Counter in Modern Warfare 2

Our Modern Warfare 2 guide provides a detailed rundown of the steps to display the FPS Counter in Modern Warfare 2.
How To Display FPS Counter in Modern Warfare 2

FPS plays a crucial role while playing video games, and Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 is no exception. A high number of frames per second, or FPS, is pretty important as it delivers a smoother gameplay experience while you're playing Modern Warfare 2.

However, before you start improving your framerate, you need to know what FPS you’re running Modern Warfare 2 at. With that said, we take a look at how you can show framerate count, which is disabled by default in Modern Warfare 2.

How to Enable FPS Count in Modern Warfare 2

Following are the methods through which you can show or display FPS in Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2:

Turn on the FPS Counter From In-Game Settings

Turn on the FPS Counter inside game settings
Turn on the FPS Counter inside game settings. (Picture: Activision)

Follow these steps to turn on the FPS Counter from Call of Duty Modern Warfare 2 in-game settings:

  1. Launch the Modern Warfare 2 game.
  2. Click on the Settings option in the Top Right Corner of the screen
  3. From the list, select “Interface.”
  4. Find the “Telemetry Settings” option and set it to custom.
  5. Click on the See more option.
  6. Scroll down to find the FPS Counter option.
  7. Toggle it on, and the FPS meter shows up on the top left of the screen.

Use Steam Client to Display FPS Counter

Use the Steam client to display the FPS counter
Use the Steam client to display the FPS counter. (Picture: Activision)
  1. Open Steam.
  2. Go to Steam > Settings > In-Game.
  3. Under In-game FPS counter, select the corner where you’d like the counter to appear.
  4. You can also check the High contrast colors if you prefer.
  5. Click Ok.

Apart from this, one can also use third-party software like MSI Afterburner, NZXT Cam, or FPS count to display FPS in video games, including Modern Warfare 2.


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All featured images are courtesy of Activision.


For more Call of Duty news, be sure to check out our dedicated section or some of our MW2 Guides & Tutorials below:

Modern Warfare 2 Guides - Jack Links Skin Unlock All Operators Check Server Status Get Twitch Drops Post-Credit Scene Explained Unlock Gold Camo Get Burger Town Operator MGB Nuke Unlock Every Weapon All KillstreaksSafe Code Locations|Check KD Ratio|XP Farm Trick|Chopper Gun Glitch|Weapon Tuning|Change Name Color|Hardcore Tier 1 ModeTurn Off Crossplay|Steam Deck| Raid: Atomgrad | How To Play "Support A Team" | Unlock Orion Camo | Aim Assist Settings

Modern Warfare 2 Fixes & Issues-Best NVIDIA GeForce Drivers Dev Error 6036 MW2 Missing Items Unlimited Tactical Sprint Bug Stuck On Installing Bug Display Name Not Allowed Bug|Gold Camo Not Unlocking|Voice Chat Not Working| Display FPS Counter

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