Best settings to run Overwatch 2 (OW2) on Old or New PC

In this short guide, we’ll show you the best Windows, In-game, Nvidia and AMD GPU settings to run Overwatch 2 (OW2) smoothly on high-end or low-end PC without stuttering, crashing, lags or FPS drops. 


Windows Settings


Game Mode - On

Xbox Game Bar - Off (to avoid stuttering and crashing issues)



Background Recording - Off

Recorded Audio - Off

Hardware Accelerated GPU Scheduling - On (Nvidia 1000 series or more recent one)

Make sure that you Nvidia or AMD graphics driver is up-to-date

Make sure to use NIS option in Nvidia and Super resolution in AMD (recommended for high-end PC)

Power option - Balance or High Performance (for laptop users)


In-game Settings



Display Mode - Fullscreen

Target display - Best match

Resolution - Native

Field Of View - 100 High-end PC, 90+ for Low-end PC

Aspect Ratio - 16:9

Best Settings, Run, Overwatch 2, OW2, Old, New PC, High-End, Low-End

Dynamic Render Scale - Off

Render Scale - Custom

In-Game Resolution - 100%

Frame Rate - Custom

Maximum Frame Rate - 168 (depends on the amount of hertz in your monitor)

Vsync - Off

Triple Buffering - Off

Reduce Buffering - Off (depends on the amount of FPS you have)

HDR - Off

Graphics Quality - Low

High Quality Upsampling - Default 

Texture Quality - High (depends on the amount of Vram)

Texture Filtering Quality - Epic 16X (depends on the amount of Vram)

Local Fog Detail - Low

Dynamic Reflection - Off

Shadow Detail - Off

Model Detail - Medium

Effects Detail - Low

Lighting Quality - Low

Antialias Quality - Off

Refraction Quality - Low

Ambient Occlusion - Off

Local Reflections - Off

Damage FX - Default

Accessibility - General- Motion

HUD Shake - Off (this will avoid visual clutter and improve visibility)