Best Controls for Call of Duty: Vanguard | PC, and Controller

Call of Duty Vanguard has ignited our love for FPS games along with our thirst to become the best shooter out in the warzone. However, in the quest to achieve victory in battle, it’s essential to figure out the optimal keybinds for Call of Duty: Vanguard.

Figuring out the most optimal keys suited for your gameplay can be a tricky task, however, once you’ve gotten the hang of it, you’ll be able to see a drastic change in your gameplay. Although controls are always adjusted with personal preference, having a base set of keybinds helps out in figuring out what you want.

What are the Best Controls in Call of Duty: Vanguard?

Call of Duty: Vanguard allows complete customization of all the controls in-game, allowing the players to feel completely comfortable while in battle. However, with a ton of keybinds to think about, it can be a lot easier if you try out the most popular controls used by players and adjust them to your liking later on.

Best PC Controls

Here is a list of the most popular keyboard controls used by gamers around the world. Feel free to tweak up anything you want.

FunctionKey bind
Move ForwardW
Move BackwardS
Move LeftA
Move RightD
Jump/Stand/MantleSpace Bar
Crouch/SlideC
ProneZ
Sprint/Steady AimShift
Fire WeaponLeft Mouse Click
Aim Down SightRight Mouse Click
Previous WeaponScroll Down
Next WeaponScroll Up
Switch to First Weapon1
Switch to Secondary Weapon2
LethalG
TacticalQ
Field UpgradeX
ReloadR
UseE
Weapon MountF
Alternate FireB
Detonate Satchel ChargeMiddle Mouse Button
Killstreak Slot 13
Killstreak Slot 24
Killstreak Slot 3:5
Killstreak Slot 4 (Extra)6
Killstreak WheelV
Gas (For Vehicle) W
Reverse (For Vehicle) S
Turn Left (For Vehicle)A
Turn Right (For Vehicle) D
DetonateLeft Mouse Click

Best Mouse Settings

Here are the best Mouse Settings you can use in COD: Vanguard. We haven’t mentioned the Sensitivity Setting as it relies on your personal preference and mouse DPI.

FunctionSetting
ADS Mouse
Sensitivity Mode
Relative
Mouse Wheel Input Delay0
Mouse Acceleration0
Mouse Filtering0
Mouse SmoothingOff

Best Controller Settings

While these settings have been the most popular among controller-geeks, they can always be adjusted if you’re not comfortable with a specific bind.

Basic Controls

FunctionSetting
Horizontal Stick Sensitivity6
Vertical Stick Sensitivity6
ADS Sensitivity Multiplier0.9
Button Layout PresetTactical
Flip L1/R1 with L2/R2Personal Preference
Invert Vertical Look (On Foot)Off
Aim Response Curve TypeDynamic
Controller VibrationOff

Gameplay Settings

FunctionSetting
Target Aim AssistOn
Target Aim Assist ModeDefault (Vanguard)
Airborne MantleManual
Grounded MantleOff
Automatic Ground MantleOff
Automatic SprintAutomatic Tactical Sprint
Sprint Cancels ReloadOff
Weapon Mount ActivationADS + Melee
Weapon Mount Movement ExitOn
Weapon Mount Exit DelayShort
Depleted Ammo Weapon SwitchOn

Action Behavior

FunctionSetting
Slide BehaviorTap
Aim Down Sight BehaviorHold
Equipment BehaviorHold
Steady Aim BehaviorHold
Interact/Reload BehaviorPrioritize Reload
Automatic Fire BehaviorHold

Advanced Controls

FunctionSetting
ADS Sens. Multiplier (Steady Aim)0.90
Stick Layout PresetDefault
ADS Stick SwapOff
L2 Button Deadzone0
R2 Button Deadzone0
Left Stick Min Input Deadzone0
Right Stick Min Input Deadzone0
Left Stick Max Input Deadzone99
Right Stick Max Input Deadzone99

Controller Binds

FunctionController Bind
ScoreboardTouch Pad
Aim Down SightL2
Tactical EquipmentL1
GesturesD-Pad Up
Alternative FireD-Pad Left
High FiveD-Pad Down
KillstreaksD-Pad Right
Sprint (press) / Steady Aim (press) / MovementL3
PauseOptions
Fire WeaponR2
Lethal EquipmentR1
Switch WeaponTriangle
Crouch / ProneCircle
Interact / ReloadSquare
Jump / StandX / Cross
Melee Attach (press) / LookR3

This sums up the most popular controls for Call of Duty: Vanguard at the moment. We’d recommend trying out a couple of offline games with these settings in order to get the hang of them. If you’re looking for more useful settings, why not check out the best FOV Setting for Call of Duty: Vanguard

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Syed Arham
A computer geek at heart, Arham spends his day losing games in Dota 2 and dropping guides for fellow gaming enthusiasts.

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