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How to Change Your Resolution in Overwatch 2

Are you looking to change your resolution in Overwatch 2?

In some cases, a higher resolution might cause the game to lag or crash, so you might want to decrease it.

Overwatch 2 was released on October 4, 2022.

Since its release, the game has had multiple known issues.

Some of the known issues are server disconnection, cosmetics, items, currency not showing up, and others.

In this guide, you’ll learn what is the resolution in Overwatch 2 and how to change it.

What is the resolution in Overwatch 2?

The minimum resolution in Overwatch 2 is 1024 x 768.

If you play in fullscreen mode, the game will match the resolution of your monitor.

For example, if your monitor’s resolution is 1920 x 1080, the game’s resolution will be set to 1920 x 1080 by default.

On the other hand, if you’re playing the game in Windowed mode or Borderless Windowed mode, there will be no resolution.

Instead, you can control the size of the window by clicking and dragging the corners of it.

How to change your resolution in Overwatch 2

Resolution in Overwatch 2

To change your resolution in Overwatch 2, you need to go to your video settings.

Once you’re there, select the “Resolution” drop-down box and select your desired resolution (e.g. 1920 x 1080).

You can also change the display mode of the game from the “Display Mode” drop-down box.

For example, changing the display mode of the game to “Windowed” will allow you to change the resolution of the game by clicking and dragging the corner of the window.

  1. Press “Esc” on your keyboard.
  2. Select “Options” in the menu.
  3. Go to your video settings (Video > Video).
  4. Select the “Resolution” drop-down box.
  5. Select your desired resolution (e.g. 1920 x 1080).

Make sure to apply your changes or it will not be saved.

Do note that you may need to restart the game to apply certain changes.

Further reading

How to Turn On or Off Dynamic Render Scale in Overwatch 2

How to Fix Career Profile Stats Not Updating in Overwatch 2

How to Fix Locked Heroes in Overwatch 2

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