How to play Modern Warfare 3 at 120 FPS on PS5

Max Candelarezi
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PS5 supports 120 FPS for several games, enabling you to have a smoother experience. If you’re wondering how to set Modern Warfare 3 at 120 FPS on PlayStation 5, here’s all you need to know.

Modern Warfare 3 offers a ton of customization options for both console and PC players, allowing you to enhance your gaming experience through adjustments in audio and controller settings.

If you’re on the console, you can use the FOV slider to see more on your game’s screen and also enable 120 FPS to achieve a smoother gameplay experience. To enhance your gameplay and boost your reaction time while playing MW3, here’s how to enable 120 FPS on the PlayStation 5.

How to enable 120 FPS on MW3 for PS5

To experience MW3 at a smooth 120 FPS on PS5, you’ll need to ensure that your screen supports a refresh rate of 120 Hz or higher. If your screen’s refresh rate is 120hz or more, you’ll be able to activate this feature.

Here’s how to activate the 120 Hz option on PS5 for 120 frames per second on Modern Warfare 3:

  1. From the PlayStation 5 Homescreen, head over to the settings on the top right.
  2. Select the Screen and Video tab.
  3. In the Video Output tab, you will find a setting called ‘Enable 120 Hz Output‘.
  4. Set this option to ‘Automatic‘.
  5. Start up Modern Warfare 3 and enjoy 120 FPS.
PS5 120Hz setting
When setting the 120 Hz Output option, the game experience will feel smoother.

Keep in mind that when you switch to the 120 Hz mode on the PS5, you might experience a momentary blank screen when loading a game. This is because the console needs to adjust the screen settings to enable this option.

If you want to make sure that the game is running at 120 FPS, you can enter the MW3 Settings, and in the Graphics menu within the ‘View’ section, the ‘120 hz Refresh Rate‘ option should appear and be turned ‘On.’

So there you have it, that’s how you can enjoy playing MW3 at 120 FPS on the PS5. For more on the game, be sure to check out our other guides:

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