Overwatch 2: How To Show FPS Counter

Last Updated on October 10, 2022

Show FPS in Overwatch 2: FPS, or Frames Per Second, is a crucial element in video games. It can make or break the gaming experience, affecting how smooth the game looks and how responsive it feels. High FPS is essential in first-person shooters (FPS), as players rely on quick reflexes to defeat enemies. Low FPS can be a major problem in these games and quickly lead to frustration and defeats.

Of course, there are ways you can improve your FPS in OW2, but that is not what this article is about. This article will discuss multiple ways to display FPS in Overwatch 2.

  • Existing FPS Settings in-game
  • External Sofware Like Nvidia Geforce Experience or Windows Gamebar

How To Show FPS Counter in Overwatch 2

Most of the competitive titles have this setting in-game for obvious reasons. One would like to have important info like FPS, Ping, Loss displayed at all times.

Fortunately, the devs have taken care of this, and a simple setting can be used to turn this on. To enable the in-game counter:

  • Go to Options
  • Head to Video > Scroll down a little and enable “Display Performance Stats”.
  • Now, click on the “+” icon under the same setting.
  • Enable the FPS Counter from here as shown in the picture below.

If you’re looking for alternative ways to display their FPS, then continue reading.

Display FPS using Geforce Experience

If you have an Nvidia Graphics Card, you can also use Geforce Experience to display FPS in-game.

  • Launch Geforce Experience
  • Click on your profile icon located on the top-right and select “Account”
  • From the menu located on the right, click “General”
  • Locate the In-Game overlay and click “Settings” as shown below:
  • A new window will open up, from here select HUD Layout
  • From this window, you can configure your HUD Layout. Click on Performance > FPS and select the counter position as shown in the screenshot below.

You have successfully enabled the counter using Geforce Experience.

Using Windows Gamebar

Windows 10 comes with a nifty little feature called the Windows Game Bar. The Windows Game Bar is a toolbar that provides quick access to gaming-related features on your PC, such as taking screenshots, recording gameplay, etc. One of the lesser-known features of the Windows Game Bar is its ability to display your game’s framerate (FPS).

  • To enable FPS tracking in the Windows Game Bar, open it up by pressing Win+G on your keyboard.
  • You will find a floating performance window displaying stats such as CPU, GPU, VRAM, RAM, and FPS. Here’s what it looks like:
  • You will have to click on the Pin Button, as shown in the image above. You can further customize this floating window by clicking on the settings window as shown below:

The FPS meter in the Windows Game Bar can be helpful for troubleshooting performance issues in games. If you’re seeing low FPS numbers, you may need to optimize your game settings or upgrade your hardware.

These are all the ways using which you can display the FPS Counter in Overwatch 2.

Overwatch 2 is now available via Battle.net

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Written by Vikas

Hey, I am Vikas. I've had a longstanding passion for computing and gaming for over a decade now. With a computer science degree under my belt sparking my initial interest in the industry from a young age, you'll often find me immersed for hours in the latest PC titles, especially enjoying multiplayer online games, while also enjoying sharing my insights and reviews. My work has been featured on IGN, Kotaku, MSN and Forbes to name a few. In my spare time, I read books and play with my cats.

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