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True fullscreen (with multiple displays)


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Well, since I had some trouble with having a dual-display setup (I'm playing on a laptop and using an external display) - so I thought this might be useful for people still searching for a solution. This might be also of some use to people having huge frame drops during combat.

See, when you run the game it usually goes windowed fullscreen. No matter what setting it says (IT LIES), the easiest way to test is just alt-tabbing. If your screen blinks and becomes black for a second after alt-tabbing out of the game, it was in fullscreen. If not - it was in windowed fullscreen.

So - how to go true fullscreen? Pretty easy actually, the game checks which display you use only at start. You have to start the game only with 1 display active tho (go to windows display settings - multiple displays - check 'show desktop only on #')*

1) Set fullscreen in launcher options

2) Press play

3) Watch the game window appearing

4) Click once on the game window to make it active (while it's still black and loading) and then just wait till the game loads.

After this you can freely alt-tab, activate your second monitor, close it to tray, etc. -  It won't bug out the fullscreen until you close the game.

Results? 'Windowed fullscreen' has about half the performance of true fullscreen (at least on my Nvidia 960m videocard) and it's results are pretty frustrating in actual combat. For example - I can easily hold 60 fps in fullscreen while only having about 19 fps in windowed fullscreen (while the game setting still says I'm in fullscreen duh.)

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I run dual screen on my desktop "alienware r5" gtx 660 card and have no issues. It may be your from dual screening from a labtop. 

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I'm only running one monitor at a moment so can't check but doesn't  WIN + SHIFT + Left/right arrow key do what you want?

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