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Overwatch 2 Best Settings Guide For PC

Overwatch 2 is now available on PC, and, given how important frame rate is to the competitive nature of the game, we’ve put together the best settings for getting optimized performance.

Before we delve into the best settings for the PC version of Overwatch 2, make sure you’ve updated your GPU drivers and Windows to their latest respective versions. Additionally, disable or close any unnecessary background applications in order to reduce the CPU overhead as much as possible. The settings below should provide a more optimized balance between graphics and frame rate compared to the presets available in-game.

Overwatch 2 best settings pc

Overwatch 2 Best Settings

The settings below are there to serve as a broad starting point for further optimization based on your specific hardware specs. As a result, you may need to tweak some settings until you find a sweet spot based on your display’s refresh rate and the overall performance you seek.

Video

  • Display Mode: Fullscreen
  • Target Display: Best Match
  • Resolution: The maximum resolution and refresh rate of your display
  • Field of View: 103
  • Aspect Ratio: native aspect ratio of your display
  • Dynamic Render Scale: On

    • Render Scale: depending on preference, set to Automatic or choose Custom and set Max in-game resolution to 100% and Min in-game resolution to 50%
    • Frame Rate: depending on your preference, set to Automatic or choose Custom and set Max frame rate to your display’s native refresh rate and Desired frame rate to where you’d want it to average out
  • VSync: Off, regardless of whether you have a VRR enabled display, as Dynamic Render Scale should ensure the game runs at your desired frame rate
  • Triple Buffering: Off
  • Reduce Buffering: On
  • Nvidia Reflex: Enabled

Graphics Quality

  • High Quality Upsampling: Default
  • Image Sharpening: Low
  • Texture Quality: Low
  • Texture Filtering Quality: Low – 1x
  • Local Fog Detail: Low
  • Dynamic Reflections: Off
  • Shadow Detail: Low
  • Model Detail: Low
  • Effects Detail: Low
  • Lighting Quality: Low
  • Antialias Quality: Low – FXAA
  • Refraction Quality: Low
  • Screenshot Quality: 1x Resolution
  • Ambient Occlusion: Off
  • Local Reflections: Off
  • Damage FX: Default
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