The best console settings for Apex Legends

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Apex Legends

Playing Apex Legends on either PlayStation 4 or Xbox One is relatively tricky compared to PC. The graphics quality isn’t as strong, and neither are the frame rates. With so much stacked against console players, making use of the correct settings is imperative.

Choosing the right console settings for Apex Legends

In this guide, we’ll be going over the best settings to use in the “Gameplay,” “Video,” and “Audio” sections. We already went over the best controller settings to use in another guide, so check that out if you’re curious.


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  • Interact Prompt Style: Compact
  • Button Hints: On
  • Crosshair Damage Feedback: X w/ Shield Icon
  • Damage Numbers: Both
  • Ping Opacity: Default
  • Obituaries: On
  • Minimap Rotation: Off
  • Weapon Auto-Cycle on Empty: Off
  • Auto-Sprint: Off
  • Incoming Damage Feedback: 2D/3D (Both)
  • Streamer Mode: Off (Unless streaming)
  • Usage Sharing: Enabled
  • Color Blind Mode: Disabled (Unless necessary)
  • Subtitles: Off (Unless necessary)
  • Subtitle Size: Normal
  • Enable Accessible Chat Features: Off
  • Convert Incoming Voice to Chat Text: Off


  • Field of View: 100
  • Sprint View Shake: Minimal


Best Apex Legends Controller Settings: Presets, Sensitivity & More
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  • Master Volume: 95%
  • Sound Effects Volume: 100%
  • Dialogue Volume: 85%
  • Music Volume: Below 50%
  • Lobby Music Volume: Below 50%
  • Disable Voice Chat: Off