Apex character Fuse shooting a rocket launcher.
Image via Respawn Entetainment

Best FOV settings in Apex Legends in season 16, 2023, for PC, Xbox, and Playstation

You won't want to be the one to say "Which enemy? They aren't on my screen!"

Having a decent aim will allow you to win skirmishes in Apex Legends, but you’ll only get so far on the ranked ladder without improving your game sense. Spotting enemies and feeding information to your team will play a vital role as you get closer to becoming an Apex champion.

Recommended Videos

Increasing your field of view (FOV) will give you a wider perspective on the game, but setting it to its maximum value may not always be the best route for some players. While it’s quite hard to declare an FOV range as the best, there’s a clear trend in what players prefer.

Adjusting your FOV will have an impact on your frames. Increasing it will make you render more pixels, while reducing it will do the opposite. If you’re playing Apex with an old gaming rig barely meeting the game’s system requirements, keeping your FOV low may be your only viable option.

We recommend taking each FOV setting out for a spin in the practice mode or a normal match to see if they’re right for you.

Here are all the FOV ranges in Apex favored by professional and veteran players.

105-110 FOV

The highest FOV range is heavily favored by the majority of the competitive Apex players. Players like Aceu have been setting their FoV to the maximum level since the game’s release. If you’ve been using lower values for a while, setting your FOV to the max may feel off at first. The maximum FOV values come with a slight drawback called the fisheye effect.

While Apex does its best to reduce the fisheye effect, it can be especially noticeable if you’re just making the switch. In cases where you don’t expect any performance issues, you can continue to play with high FOV settings to get used to them. The extra space on your screen’s left and right sides will help you notice enemies you couldn’t otherwise.

90-100 FOV

The 90-100 FOV range offers a decent balance between screen real estate and overall performance. You should prefer a value around this range if you have experienced any performance drawbacks with the maximum FOV settings or any visual discomfort.

Despite being less popular, some professional players prefer playing with FOV values from this range, meaning it isn’t any less competitively viable than higher FOV values.

You’ll experience a less-tunneled vision with a 90-100 FOV, making the game feel slightly more realistic.

70-85 FOV

70-85 FOV values will noticeably decrease your vision area. Ideally, you should only use FOV settings from this range if you’re having performance problems, but if you’ve grown used to playing with values from this range and feel comfortable, there might not be a reason for you to make the change.

Despite being less viable competitively, the 70-85 FOV range grants players a better long-range vision. This means you’ll be able to spot enemies from long distances that players with high FOV values will have difficulty noticing.

You may feel the shortcoming of this FOV range during close-quarter skirmishes since you’ll be less likely to notice enemies coming at you from the northeast and northwest angles.

What is the best FoV setting in Apex Legends?

Most professional Apex players use a FOV setting between 105-110, making it technically the best option for players looking to climb up the ranked ladder.

Despite professional players having a clear favourite range, FOV settings can be adjusted to personal preferences.


Adjusting your other in-game settings in the most optimal way will also play a vital role in determining your in-game performance. If a higher FoV value causes your frames to suffer, you can try reducing other visual in-game settings to make up for it.

Turning off resource-hungry settings will let you push higher frames while playing Apex, and you may not even notice the visual difference. It’s common for professional players to turn down all customization options in the game to squeeze in more frames since they tend to play with high-refresh-rate monitors.


Dot Esports is supported by our audience. When you purchase through links on our site, we may earn a small affiliate commission. Learn more
related content
Read Article ALGS pros blast new POI draft system as ‘the worst change in Apex history’
Zeppelin flying over Storm Point in Breakout Launch Trailer
Read Article New Apex trailer shows off previously leaked neon city map, ties Alter to Horizon’s storyline
Alter stares forward with her claw reaching above her head, arms behind her back.
Read Article ALGS Year 4: All Apex Legends roster changes
Trophy for the ALGS Championship Y3
Related Content
Read Article ALGS pros blast new POI draft system as ‘the worst change in Apex history’
Zeppelin flying over Storm Point in Breakout Launch Trailer
Read Article New Apex trailer shows off previously leaked neon city map, ties Alter to Horizon’s storyline
Alter stares forward with her claw reaching above her head, arms behind her back.
Read Article ALGS Year 4: All Apex Legends roster changes
Trophy for the ALGS Championship Y3
Author
Gökhan Çakır
Gökhan is a Staff Writer and Fortnite Lead at Dot Esports. Gökhan graduated as an industrial engineer in 2020 and has since been with Dot Esports. As a natural-born gamer, he honed his skills to a professional level in Dota 2. Upon giving up on the Aegis of Champions in 2019, Gökhan started his writing career, covering all things gaming, while his heart remains a lifetime defender of the Ancients.