How to Change the Field of View (FOV) in Borderlands 3

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Just as it sounds, field of view allows us to change how much of the scene is visible to a camera. And whilst a lot of us are perfectly happy with the default field of view in most games, it’s still good to have the option to change it.

Below, we’ve put together a short guide showing just where you can change the Field of View (FOV) in Borderlands 3. For more Guides & Best-of content for PS4, PC and Xbox One, make sure to check out our dedicated area here

How to Change FOV in Borderlands 3

Follow these steps to change the Field of View in Borderlands 3. You can find a more in-depth guide below with screenshots.

  1. Open up the main menu. You can do this by pressing ESC on PC or the START Button on a controller. 
  2. This will open up the menu, press the ‘Options’ button, and then the ‘Visuals’ button.
  3. Under the ‘Basic’ tab, scroll down to the Camera section. One option will be ‘Field of View’. By default, this is 90 but you can set it to any option you wish.

Guide with Screenshots

Firstly, you will need to head to the Graphics Settings area, which is called Visuals in Borderlands 3. To get there, open the Main Menu (ESC on PC, START on Console) and choose the ‘Options’ button, and then from there choose ‘Visuals’. 

Open the Visuals option

In this menu, you can completely change the appearance of Borderlands 3 by looking through all the different tabs and settings. The first tab is labelled ‘Basic’, and it’s in here that you can change the FOV. Scroll down a little, and you will see the ‘Field of View’ option under ‘Camera’.

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Choose your field of view

By default, this option is set to 90. You can adjust the slider, choosing to increase or decrease the amount. The option below will also allow you to change the FOV for when you are driving a vehicle in the game. Both of these options are set to 90 by default.

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Phillip Anderson
Phillip Anderson
Hey, I'm Phillip Anderson! After studying Video Game Design at University, I began writing articles at PwrDown in my free time. I currently play my games on PC, but also own a PS4 & Nintendo Switch. I'm also a VR enthusiast, owning an Oculus Rift S where you might find me playing Beat Saber or Skyrim VR!