How to use s1mple’s Counter-Strike 2 settings: Monitor, sensitivity, crosshair, more

Nikhil Bahuguna
s1mple settings in CS2

Popular Counter-Strike pro Oleksandr ‘s1mple’ Kostyljev has unveiled his Counter-Strike 2 settings to the delight of many players. So here’s a list of some of his best settings for sensitivity, monitor calibration, crosshair design, and more to use in CS2.

Counter-Strike megastar s1mple continues to dominate the new Counter-Strike 2 Premier mode as he adapts to the several changes that have come with the new version of the popular FPS title. Although CS2 features a bunch of updated maps, s1mple is unstoppable and is still making insane plays armed with his precise aim.

Here’s a list of all of s1mple’s Counter-Strike 2 settings, from his sensitivity, HUD position, and mouse settings, to monitor, video, and audio settings that you can try.

s1mple settings in Counter-Strike 2

The majority of s1mple’s settings in CS2 are set to “Low” or “Disabled,” so most PCs should be able to run the pro player’s CS2 settings easily. Here are all of s1mple’s settings in CS2:

s1mple monitor settings

MonitorZOWIE XL2566K
Texture Quality4:3
Scaling ModeStretched
Refresh Rate (Hz)360

s1mple mouse & sensitivity settings for Counter-Strike 2

Here are s1mple’s mouse & sensitivity settings for CS2:

MouseLogitech G Pro X Superlight White
In-game Sensitivity3.09
Raw Input1
Zoom Sensitivity1
Windows Sensitivity6
Mouse AccelerationOff

s1mple video settings in CS2

Color ModeComputer Monitor
Display ModeFullscreen
Global Shadow QualityHigh
Model/Texture DetailLow
Particle DetailLow
Boost Player ContrastDisabled
Multicore RenderingEnabled
Ambient OcclusionDisabled
Multisampling Anti-Aliasing Mode8x MSAA
High Dynamic RangeQuality
FidelityFX Super ResolutionDisabled
NVIDIA Reflex Low LatencyDisabled
Texture Filtering ModeBilinear
Wait for Vertical SyncDisabled

s1mple Counter-Strike 2 crosshair & HUD position settings

For HUD Edge Positions, s1mple has both the Horizontal and Vertical Adjustment maxed out. When it comes to the crosshair, here are the settings that s1mple uses in CS2:

Crosshair StyleClassic Static
Friendly Fire Reticle WarningAlways On
Follow RecoilNo
Center DotNo
Alpha (Enabled)255
T StyleNo
Deployed Weapon GapNo
Show Player CrosshairsFriends and Party

s1mple audio settings in CS2

Enable VoicePress to Use Mic
VOIP Volume (Voice Chat Volume)77%
Streamlined Push To TalkNo
Play Audio When Game In BackgroundNo
Main Menu Volume98%
Round Start Volume0%
Round Action Volume0%
Round End Volume40%
MVP Volume40%
Bomb/Hostage Volume15%
Ten Second Warning Volume15%
Death Camera Volume40%
Mute MVP Music when players on both teams are aliveNo
s1mple showcasing his video settings in CS2
s1mple uses ‘Low’ for most video settings as it gives the best performance in-game.

While s1mple continues to experiment with new settings in CS2, we will make sure to update this page with every significant change to his settings. However, you may want to try the best PC settings for Counter-Strike 2 to boost your FPS and game performance.

For more FPS content on Valve’s biggest shooter, make sure to check out our other CS2 guides:

Best settings to avoid input lag in Counter-Strike 2 | Best CS:GO & CS2 crosshair codes used by pros | How to bind & jump throw nades in CS2 | Best Counter-Strike 2 commands | How to show FPS in Counter-Strike 2 | Best Counter-Strike 2 PC settings

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