While many players like to experience the latest Call of Duty title in a casual way, those looking to gain an advantage will want to tinker with the in-game settings to maximize performance. That rings true for the newest entry, Call of Duty: Vanguard. Sledgehammer and Activision have stepped up their game when it comes to customization, allowing you to alter a slew of settings so you can play how you want.
If you’ve taken a look at the controller options, you might be overwhelmed, simply due to the number of settings you have the ability to change. Most of the settings you might want to alter come down to personal preference, but there are a handful that should be changed regardless, especially if you’re playing with a controller. Here, we’ll go through the best controller settings in Call of Duty: Vanguard. Make sure you match our settings and adjust as needed, since many options will be different from person to person.
After an uneven console cycle with the Xbox One, Microsoft's latest consoles are aimed at getting the ship back on course. The Xbox Series X is a next-generation powerhouse that rivals gaming PCs, while the Xbox Series S is an affordable stopgap for those who are curious about trying new games.
There's no shortage of games to play on either console thanks to Xbox Game Pass, which gives players immediate access to a library of titles old and new. That built-in catalog is an extra value on top of all the new games available on the system that take advantage of its impressive technical specs. When it comes to first-party exclusives, the Series X is still growing. Halo Infinite and Forza Horizon 5 gave a good boost to the console's library following a somewhat sparse first year. More games are also on the way. Microsoft's Bethesda acquisition will bring exclusives like Starfield and the potential addition of all Activision Blizzard games would further bolster that list, but the console's real strength lies in third-party support.
The PlayStation 5 is looking to dominate the console landscape with its incredible library of games. Like the rest of the industry, Sony saw several major game delays in 2022 (and more this year), but has since dropped several new hit games like God of War Ragnarok, the Resident Evil 4 remake, and Forspoken, among others. There are plenty of games out on PS5 for every kind of gamer.
And there are plenty more great titles on the way — don't forget to check out our list of the best upcoming PS5 games that will come out later this year.
Warzone 2.0’s one-shot snipers are hard to use. Try this weapon instead
Activision finally added the ability to earn one-hit kills with certain snipers as part of Call of Duty: Warzone 2.0 Season 3. This was a much-needed update that makes heavy rifles more viable. However, this comes with a major caveat, as the only way to earn a one-hit kill is by utilizing explosive rounds on a small selection of snipers, which absolutely tanks a weapon's bullet velocity.
This makes it extremely difficult to actually hit your shots, so inexperienced players won't really reap the benefits of the newly-added one-shot capabilities. However, there is an alternative solution that everyone should try, as it's a viable option that works well at long distances.