Alan Wake 2 UltraWide Cutscenes

[Solved] Alan Wake 2 UltraWide Cutscenes (Cinematic BlackBars Issue)

Alan Wake 2, with its stunning graphics and engaging storyline, has become a fan favorite since its release in October 2023. This game offers a visual treat, especially for those with ultrawide screens, boasting a 21:9 aspect ratio. However, some players have reported issues with ultrawide cutscenes. If you’re facing this problem, don’t worry; we’ve got a simple solution to make your ultrawide experience even better.

[Solved] Alan Wake 2 UltraWide Cutscenes (Cinematic BlackBars Issue)

How To Fix Alan Wake 2 UltraWide Cutscenes Issue

Note that this solution was provided by a user “OnkelJupp” on Reddit.

  • The configuration file you need to edit is found in your local user directory. To get there, press Win + R on your keyboard to open the Run dialog.
  • In the Run dialog, type: C:\Users\[YourUserName]\AppData\Local\Remedy\AlanWake2 and hit Enter.
  • In the directory that opens, look for a file called “renderer.ini.”
  • Right-click on “renderer.ini” and open it with a text editor of your choice.
  • Now, you need to find the line that reads: 'm_bUnlockAspectRatio': false,
  • Change the value from “false” to “true” so it looks like this: 'm_bUnlockAspectRatio': true,
  • Save the file and close the text editor.
[Solved] Alan Wake 2 UltraWide Cutscenes (Cinematic BlackBars Issue)

Now, you’re all set! Launch Alan Wake 2 on your PC via the Epic Games Store, and you should find that the cutscenes adapt seamlessly to your ultrawide screen. No more black bars or awkward stretching – just a fantastic gaming experience.

With these simple steps, you can enjoy the incredible visuals and immersive storytelling of Alan Wake 2 in all its ultrawide glory. Happy gaming!

Masab Farooque is a Tech Geek, Writer, and Founder at The Panther Tech. He is also a lead game developer at 10StaticStudios. When he is not writing, he is mostly playing video games