How to change Dead by Daylight Resolution on PC

Dead by Daylight resolution issue

Dead by Daylight is a co-op survival video game that was released in 2016 developed by Behaviour Interactive and published by multiple publishers for PS4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, PC via Steam and smartphones. The game received mixed or average reviews on release. The PC port of the game had many issues and players often complained about it being unoptimized. Dead by Daylight resolution is fixed and it doesn’t allow the players to set the custom resolution. The reason is, it detects it automatically and set according to the resolution of your desktop which is frustrating for people with 4K screens or above. This problem can be resolved by changing your desktop resolution which will be mentioned down below.

The problem lies with the Windows resolution scale and layout. People with high-resolution screens often set their Windows resolution scale to either 200% or more to be able to see things clearly. Depending on the resolution the game tries to set it making the game look pixelated on high-resolution screens. Tweaking the scale you can easily resolve the issue in no time. Without any further ado let’s get to the solution.

Change Dead by Daylight Resolution on PC

As you can see the game doesn’t allow the players to set a custom resolution

Dead by Daylight resolution issue
Dead by Daylight resolution issue

Now to set Dead by Daylight resolution to your monitor’s resolution all you have to do is:

  • Right click your desktop and click Display Settings.
  • Scroll down to Scale and Layout section.
  • Change “Change the size of text, apps and other items” to 100% if you’re using it above 100%.
change Dead by Daylight resolution
  • Close the settings and run Dead by Daylight.
  • The game should be in the same resolution as of your desktop.

Let us know if this helped in resolving the unable to change Dead by Daylight resolution on PC.

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About Dead by Daylight

Dead by Daylight is an asymmetrical survival horror game developed by Behaviour Interactive. It is published by Starbreeze Studios, Behaviour Interactive (PC), 505 Games (PS4, Xbox One), Deep Silver (Nintendo Switch), Koch Media (iOS, Android).

Like similar survival horror games, the game features 4 survivors with 1 killer. The survivors play as the third person and the killer plays in the first-person mode. The job of the survivors is to run away from the killers as long as possible. They can also use obstacles to delay the killer which can be obtained in multiple ways. The players can only escape when they will find the 5 generators found across the map and power them up to open the gate.

Dead by Daylight is available on PS4, Xbox One, PC, Nintendo Switch and smartphones.

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