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Optimzing your settings in Modern Warfare 3 is paramount to making sure you have the best performance in-game.

For those looking to use the best aim assist settings, this ONE Esports guide is here to give you exactly that.

Set yourself up with the best aim assist settings players can use in MW3

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We are covering two different sections in this article to include the controller and aiming tabs when it comes to the best aim assist settings that Call of Duty League (CDL) players use.

These are broken into three important sections, which are the dead zone settings, sensitivity settings, and aim assist settings.

Deadzone settings (via CDL pro player Simp)

Best aim assist settings MW3 deadzone
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Test Stick DeadzoneOff
Left Stick Min2
Left Stick Max99
Right Stick Min3
Right Stick Max99
Left Trigger0
Right Trigger0

Aiming settings (via CDL pro player Attach)

Best aim assist settings MW3 aiming
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Your stick sensitivity is ultimately up to you.

The general agreement in the community is somewhere in the five to seven range, with some people using a four or an eight, but much less often.

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Horizontal Stick Sensitivity6
Vertical Stick Sensitivity6
ADS Sensitivity Multiplier1.00
Sensitivity Multiplier
Ground Vehicles1.00
Vertical Aim Axis
On FootStandard
Ground VehiclesStandard
Tac-Stance Sensitivity Multiplier1.00
Aim Response Curve TypeDynamic
ADS Sensitivity Multiplier (Focus)1.00
ADS Sensitivity Transition TimingInstant
Custom Sensitivity Per ZoomPreference per scope zoom

Aim assist settings

Best aim assist settings MW3
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This one is a bit more up in the air, with plenty in the community suggesting the Black Ops aim assist type, while some CDL pros like Dillon “Attach” and Chris “Simp” Lehr both use default.

Target Aim AssistOn
Aim Assist TypeBlack Ops
Third Person ADS Correction TypeAssist

Now you have the settings, feel free to tune them for your individual hands and playstyle if necessary.

These settings should have you set up to be more accurate than you’ve ever been, so get out there and laser your opponents.

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