Playing Fortnite Battle Royale has become very popular these days. As more and more pro players are opting for stretched resolutions, it becoming more appealing to the mass. If you have the Fortnite Summer Skirmish tournaments then you probably know by now that how many players are using it. It does hurt the viewing experience but in the end the Pro players have to do whatever suits them the best. Pro players and streamers like Tfue and Myth have switched to stretched resolution long time ago and they have been using it since then.
List of stretched resolutions that are mainly used:
- 1600 x 1080 (5:3)
- 1440 x 1080 (4:3)
- 1280 x 1024 (5:4)
- 1280 x 960 (4:3)
- 1024 x 768 (4:3)
Players started playing Fortnite on stretched resolution as soon as they realized that it makes the gameplay smoother and responsive. The lag is comparatively less. Players who consistently struggle with FPS drops, stretched resolution could be a decent option for improving their gameplay experience. Stretched resolutions or 4:3 aspect ratio was very famous in competitive games like Counter Strike : Global Offensive and therefore the trend has been brought down to Fortnite from there.
How to get stretched resolution in Fortnite Battle Royale
Here is how you can get stretched resolution in Fortnite:
- Launch Fortnite and make sure you have set the Window Mode to Fullscreen. Close it.
- Go to Nvidia Control Panel
- Click on Adjust desktop size and position, located on the left bar.
- Set ‘Scaling mode’ to ‘Full-screen’, ‘Perform scaling on to GPU’ and check ‘Override the scaling mode set by games and programs’.
- Click on ‘Change resolution’, located on the left bar.
- Click on ‘Customize’ and then ‘Create custom resolution’.
- Change the values of Horizontal Pixels and Vertical lines depending on the resolution you desire.
- Click on Test and then apply. Now you have created a custom resolution for yourself.
- Click on Windows search bar or open run and type %appdata% .
- Click on Local > FortniteGame > Saved > Config > WindowsClient.
- Open GameUserSettings files
- Locate and change the values of ResolutionSizeX and ResolutionSizeY in accordance with the Custom Resolution you had created earlier.
- Click on Save.
- Right click on GameUserSettings and check Read-only.
You are good to go!
[Note: If you want to get back to your native resolution then you can do it from the Nvidia Control Panel]
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That’s all folks!