Ok, I had completely given up on the idea of my Wii Remote and Chuk controls ever being as good as they were in Modern Warfare 3 on Wii, and to a slightly lesser extent BO on Wii. I have finnally realized that I was missing the purpose of what is probably the most important control setting for IR players, the Camera Sensastivity. I dont know why I was so dense, how I missed this is beyond me but I am glad I finnally figured it out. In Red Steel 2 there was a setting where you could set the acceleration curve for the camera. Basically, the farther from center you go with your cursor the faster you start to turn. In Red Steel 2 you could decide where on screen you would hit max turn speed. Well because I am apparently a moron, I wasnt putting it together that the Camera sensativity is there for the exact same reason. I was strugling to come up with a setup that was quick and responsive, but not overly twitchy. I had pretty much given up, but after reading Treyarchs Guide, it dawned on me what the Camera sensativity actually does, it sets the acceleration curve.
So I went home, turned my camera sensativity down to 15, I had it set to about 35, and now the cursor movement feels like there is a spring always pulling it to the center. Its hard to explain why this works so well, but it basically always feels like the camera perfect centers on whatever your aiming at. By turning down camera sensativity, the ADS is more stable ten fold. By turning your camera sensativity down, you will not have to sacrafice speed. You will be able to pretty much max out all of your other settings. My horrizontal camera speed is at about 35-40, vertical camera speed is at 30, ADS horrizontal camera speed is at 30 (probably going to turn it up some), ADS vertical speed is also at 30, cursor speed is maxed out, cursor sensativity is also maxed out. I will probably continue to fine tune things, but they are 10x better than they were. I loved my controls in MW3 and BO on Wii, but I could never get the speed and stability with them in BO2, until now. For referance, I run practically no dead zone. I know some people run very large dead zones, so a lot of this wont really apply to them, but for those that prefer little to no dead zone, turning down camera sensativity is a must.
Up until now, I always felt that DA players had the better controls in this game. Unlike BO and MW3 on Wii that had no aim assist for DA players, not to mention a much larger bullet spread than BO2 has, the IR controls were always superior on Wii. But I would now say that controller choice is irrelevant in this game. There are positives and negatives with both controller choices. Do I think that if you were to remove all forms of aim assist that the DA controls would be on equal ground with IR controls? No, I think if you were ot remove the snap, sticky reticule, and tight bullet spread from the DA controls then the IR players would most likely dominate just like they did on Wii.