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How to Change the Game Display Mode


Instructions on how to change the game display mode on Nintendo Classic Mini: Nintendo Entertainment System and Nintendo Classic Mini: Super Nintendo Entertainment System.


The different display modes apply to games only. They do not affect the HOME Menu display.

What to Do:

  1. From the HOME Menu, go to the Menu section at the top of the screen and select the Display icon.


    There are three modes you can use to display a game:

    • CRT Filter - Looks like an old TV, scan lines and all.
    • 4:3 - Gives you the original NES game look, with a slight horizontal stretch.
    • Pixel Perfect - Each pixel is a perfect square, so you see the games exactly as designed.


  2. Use the +Control Pad to highlight the display mode of your choice, then press A to select it.
    • There is no on-screen confirmation of the change.
  3. Press B to return to the HOME Menu. The new display mode will be visible upon starting or resuming a game.