Best Aim Assist Settings in MW3

Here's the best aim assist settings in MW3.
Here's the best aim assist settings in MW3. / Activision

Enabling the best aim assist settings in MW3 will help you dominate opponents in both multiplayer and Zombies matches.

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 might have launched with the lowest Metacritic review score in franchise history, but plenty of players across the world are still grinding the new title. New Mastery Camos, daily challenges, a controversial Armory system have kept fans busy as they await MW3 Season 1.

One of the most important, underrated aspects of frying in MW3 is having the best settings. With such an intense SBMM system, players need all the help they can get. Here's a breakdown of the best aim assist settings in MW3.

Best Aim Assist Settings in MW3

Although settings are mostly down to personal preference, players looking for the best aim assist settings in MW3 should run the following:

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

Black Ops Aim Assist is the strongest of all the options; the difference between Black Ops and Default might not be massive, but it certainly exists. Black Ops is the best aim assist to track enemies as they enter your field of view. Plus, almost all the Call of Duty League professionals use Black Ops Aim Assist, all-but confirming its dominance over the other types.

Best Aiming Settings in MW3

The best Aiming Settings in MW3 are the following:

  • Horizontal Stick Sensitivity: 6
  • Vertical Stick Sensitivity: 6
  • ADS Sensitivity Multiplier: 1.00
  • Sensitivity Multiplier: 1.00
  • Vertical Aim Axis: Standard
  • Tac-Stance Sensitivity Multiplier: 1.00
  • Aim Response Curve Type: Dynamic
  • ADS Sensitivity Multiplier (Focus): 1.00
  • ADS Sensitivity Transition Timing: Instant
  • Custom Sensitivity Per Zoom: Off

Of course, your sensitivity ultimately comes down to what works and feels the best for you. Starting at 6-6 is a good indicator of if you need a lower or higher sensitivity moving forward. If you want to improve your accuracy and get comfortable with a few of the overpowered long-range weapons in MW3, then lower your sensitivity to better control your shot.