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How to Change Your Crosshair in Overwatch


Did you know that you can change your crosshair in Overwatch? Here’s how.

As gamers, we all have things that we are picky about in our games. Some of us play games with our sensitivity turned up to max so we can get super sick snipes. Some of us like our brightness at certain levels and some of us are particular about our crosshairs. If you’ve been looking to change your crosshair in Overwatch, here’s what you need to know.

Changing your crosshair in Overwatch is as easy as jumping into your settings in the game. Head to ‘controls’, and a few down from the top you’ll find the ‘Reticle’ section. In that section you can change both the size and shape of your crosshair/reticle as well as the colour, thickness and more.

The best way to test out and find your favourite crosshair is by going into training and hitting the Practice Range. From there, pick any character and move out onto the field. Practice Range is perfect for getting some practice in with your favourite hero or to just mess around and try out different settings without the pressure of other players shooting at you.

Start by choosing the shape that works best for you. Overwatch’s default crosshair shape is a circle, but some players might prefer a dot or a circle and crosshairs. It’s up to you. You can also change colour, crosshair length, opacity, dot size, dot opacity and more. Everyone has different preferences and the world is your oyster when it comes to your crosshair!

And there you have it. It’s super simple to change your crosshair in Overwatch and that’s exactly how to do it. Just jump into your settings and mess around until you find what works best for you.

See you in game, fellow heroes.

Becca knew that she would be addicted to video games for the rest of her life when she saw the first pixelated zombie shambling across her TV screen while playing Resident Evil 3. She particularly enjoys being scared, laughing until she cries, or just plain crying while experiencing games. When she isn't playing games she loves spoiling her cat Usagi and eating any kind of sushi she can find.