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Decoupled resolution

Software concept

The render resolution is decoupled from display resolution, upscaling or downscaling it to fit the screen after the fact which leaves display resolution untouched from native or currently selected desktop resolution.

10
games
3
platforms

Alternate names: Resolution scaling
Name variations: Resolution upscaling, Resolution downscaling

The first video game about Decoupled resolution was released on November 8, 2004.

Valve and Gaijin Entertainment has published most of these games

This likely exists as separate render resolution selection, or as a render resolution slider (percentage instead of actual resolutions).

Some games ignore the HUD for this.