How to Change Your Crosshair in Overwatch 2 | Step-by-step Guide

This guide will walk you through step-by-step how to change your crosshair in Overwatch 2.

We'll cover how to change your crosshair for all heroes and each individual hero.

How to Change Your Crosshair in Overwatch 2

To change your crosshair in Overwatch 2 for all heroes:

  1. Press the Escape (ESC) on your keyboard to open the Menu.
  2. Click "Options" to open up the Options settings.
  3. Overwatch 2 open options in menu
  4. Click on the "Controls" tab.
  5. On the "Controls" page, navigate to the "General" tab.
  6. Overwatch 2 Crosshair (Reticle) Settings Under Controls > General
  7. Here, you can edit your crosshair using the "Type" and "Advanced" settings under the "Reticle" heading.

Use the "Type" dropdown under the reticle heading to select between the following Overwatch 2 crosshair types:

  • Default
  • Circle
  • Crosshair
  • Circle And Crosshairs
  • Dot
  • Line
  • Box
  • Falloff
  • Triwing
  • Square
Overwatch 2 Crosshair (Reticle) Type Options

The "Advanced" options give you fine-grained control to edit nearly everything about your OW2 crosshair.

What you can edit under "Advanced" varies by crosshair type. Depending on the crosshair, you can adjust the following:

  • Show Accuracy (Weapon Spread)
  • Color
  • Opacity
  • Thickness
  • Rotation
  • Length
  • Center Gap
  • Outline Color
  • Outline Opacity
  • Outline Thickness
  • Outline Shift
  • Dot Type
  • Dot Size
  • Dot Opacity
  • Scale With Resolution
Overwatch 2 Crosshair (Reticle) Advanced Options

How to Change Your Overwatch 2 Crosshair for a Single Hero

To change your crosshair for just one specific hero:

  1. Press the Escape (ESC) key on your keyboard to open the Menu.
  2. Click the Options button to open your OW2 settings.
  3. Go to Controls > General.
  4. Click the "Change Hero" button
  5. Overwatch 2 Change Settings for a Single Hero
  6. Select the hero you want to change the crosshair of.
  7. Overwatch 2 Select Hero to Change Settings For
  8. Edit the crosshair "Type" and "Advanced" crosshair settings as you please.
  9. Overwatch 2 Change Crosshair Settings for One Individual Hero

With a hero selected, the changes you make to the crosshair will only affect the crosshair for that hero. Crosshair settings that differ from your main crosshair (for all heroes without a unique crosshair) will have an asterisk (*) symbol next to them.

Choosing the Best Overwatch 2 Crosshair

Now that you know how to change your crosshair, check out our guide on the best Overwatch 2 crosshair settings.