Despite pressing Alt+Enter, Destiny 2 sometimes refuses to go to Full Screen on laptops or desktop PCs. There are potential solutions to fix the "Destiny 2 Fullscreen Not Working" problem.
How to Run Destiny 2 in Fullscreen Mode
I have discovered 4 different methods, which I will share with you below, to fix the fullscreen issue in Destiny 2. These methods are explained step-by-step:
Method #1 | Nvidia Settings
- You should update your graphics card driver. Download and install the driver with Nvidia GeForce Experience.
- Restart your computer after updating.
- Open NVIDIA Control Panel
- Click the Manage 3D settings
- On the Global Settings tab, set the Preferred graphics processor to High-performance NVIDIA processor
- Click Apply and close the NVIDIA Control Panel.
- Run the GeForce Experience.
- Optimize the Destiny 2 via GeForce Experience.
- Launch the Destiny 2.
- Exit the game.
- Navigate to C:\Users\"your user name*\Appdata\Roaming\Bungie\DestinyPC\prefs\
- Right-click on the cvars.xml file in the prefs folder.
- Find the cvar name="window_mode" in the file.
- Make sure the value is 3
<cvar name="window_mode" value="3" />
- Save and exit the file.
If you can't see the AppData folder, click on the View, select the Hidden items
- Exit the game.
- Go to the folder where the game is installed.
- Right-click on the destiny2.exe application
Location: …\Steam\steamapps\common\Destiny 2
- Tap the Properties
- Tick Disable full-screen optimizations on the Compatibility tab.
- Click on the OK
- To turn off Windows 10 game mode, click the Start icon to bring up the Start menu. Then open the Settings.
- Click the Gaming
- On the Game Bar tab, set the “Record game clips, screenshots and broadcast using Game bar” to Off.
- On the Captures tab, set the “Record in the background while I’m playing a game” to Off.
- On the Game Mode tab, set the “Game Mode” to Off.
- Press the Windows logo key and R key simultaneously on your keyboard.
- Type regedit
- Press the Enter key.
- The Registry Editor will open. In the left panel, Navigate to HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\GameBar
- Right-click inside the panel and select New
- Click on the DWORD (32-bit) Value
- Rename the New Key to AllowAutoGameMode
- Right-click on the AllowAutoGameMode
- Select the Modify...
- Set the "Value data" to 0
- Click on the OK button.
- Close the Registry Editor.
- Restart your PC.
Please let me know in the comments below, whether are still facing the Destiny 2 Fullscreen Not Working issue.