How to Fix Mouse Input Lag and Latency in Battlefield 2042

Battlefield 2042 is finally out for you and your friends to play right now. However, its launch was a bit shaky due to some of the bugs / issues – like the Update your NVIDIA GeForce Driver Error – that ruined the gameplay experience for most players. Much like our fixing connection issues guide, we will show you how to fix mouse input lag/latency in BF2042.

Having a mouse input lag is one of the worst feelings you could have especially in online FPS games. Surprisingly, this issue is more common than you would think. Worry not though, this guide will show you how to fix mouse input lag and latency in BF2042.

Battlefield 2042: Fix Mouse Input Lag / Latency

Players are reporting that their mouse stutters or doesn’t properly react to how they are using it. Your first thought would be that the mouse is broken but that’s not the case. This is a bug unique to Battlefield 2042 and it is extremely annoying. Worry not however, we have got a fix for just for.

Please note that if your FPS is fluctuating, try to adjust your graphics settings. If you are disconnecting from the game, check out the server status to make sure that Battlefield 2042 is online.

Fixing Mouse Input Lag Issues

How to Fix Mouse Input Lag/ Latency in BF2042

First and foremost, make sure that your mouse is working perfectly fine and this issue is only occurring in Battlefield 2042. Also, make sure that you are using the best sensitivity settings to get the best results. Once you’re sure that this issue is unique to BF2042, you should try these steps:

  • Lanch Battlefield 2042
  • Open Settings
  • Go to On Foot section
  • Click on Advanced
  • Turn off Uniform Soldier Aimng
  • Also turn off Zoom Transition Sensitivity Smoothing
  • Restart the game to apply changes

Following these steps should fix the input lag that you are facing. We will also show you how to fix these issues on a controller just in case in the next section.

Fixing Controller Input Lag Issues

If you are using a controller or playing on a console and facing input lag or stuttering, we have a fix for you too! Unfortunately, this issue isn’t exclusive to only mouse or PC players. However, follow these steps to fix it:

  • Launch Battlefield 2042
  • Open Settings
  • Go to On Foot section
  • Click on Aim
  • Put Soldier Aim Assist to 0
  • Also, put Soldier Aim Assist Zoom Snap to 0

There are a few more settings that you can adjust to fix this problem. Make sure that you go into Advanced settings and follow these settings:

Aiming Left/Right Acceleration0
Vertical Aim Ratio100
Vertical Zoom Ratio100

Turn Off V-Sync

After adjusting your settings, if you still feel like there is some stuttering or input lag, you could try turning off V-Sync. This setting is quite taxing and lowers your FPS as well. Turning it off can not only improve FPS. While this isn’t the ideal setting to turn off in this case, it’s worth giving a shot though. Some players have reported that turning V-Sync off helped them fix this issue.

That about does it for our guide about how to fix mouse input lag/latency issues in BF2042. Hopefully, this guide assisted you in fixing your issues. Let us know in the comments below if you managed to fix the mouse input lag issues or not. The developers have noticed this error and are working hard to fix it. If all else fails, you should contact EA Customer Support immediately and they will certainly try to fix this issue for you.

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Umer Cheema
By day, Umer loves writing about games and talking about them; by night, he is an avid gamer that loves playing League of Legends and RTS games. Being a massive fan of Metal Gear Solid, you'll find Umer always praising the legendary Hideo Kojima.

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