Hogwarts Legacy – Best Video Settings (Full Screen Fix, Frame Drop Fix, Best Visual Fidelity, Low-Med Input Lag)

Here’s a list of all optimizations I’ve found.

Guide to Video Settings

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Disable Fullscreen Optimizations

Go to SteamLibrary\steamapps\common\Hogwarts Legacy, right click .exe, properties, compatibility, disable full screen optimizations, save.

Force Fullscreen Mode

Paste %LOCALAPPDATA%\Hogwarts Legacy\Saved\Config\WindowsNoEditor\ in windows explorer and open GameUserSettings.ini, then replace this:


With this:


And save.

Best Display & Video Settings

  • Window mode: Fullscreen
  • Select monitor: Your primary monitor
  • Resolution: 1920×1080
  • Rendering Resolution: 100%
  • Upscale Type: None
  • Anti Aliasing Mode: DLAA
  • Nvidia Low Reflex Latency: Off
  • Vsync: Off
  • Framerate: Uncapped
  • HDR: Off
  • Field of View: As per preference
  • Motion Blur: Off
  • Depth of Field: On
  • Chromatic Aberration: On
  • Film Grain: On

Graphics Options

  • Global Quality Preset: Custom
  • Effects Quality: Ultra
  • Material Quality: Ultra
  • Fog Quality: Ultra
  • Sky Quality: Ultra
  • Foliage Quality: Medium
  • Post Process Quality: Ultra
  • Shadow Quality: Medium
  • Texture Quality: Ultra
  • View Distance Quality: Medium
  • Population Quality: Medium
  • Ray Tracing Reflections: Off
  • Ray Tracing Shadows: Off
  • Ray Tracing Ambient Occlusion: Off

Play around with replacing DLAA with DLSS according you your rig. I’m playing on a 6gig 2060m and it’s still visually appealing and at the limit of the input delay comfort range.

By doing step 2 alone, you can actually see that the game starts in full-screen mode and takes priority of the primary display.

Full-screen will be displayed as “” in display settings, as the game does not currently support it, probably because of DX12 compatibility issues.

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Egor Opleuha, also known as Juzzzie, is the Editor-in-Chief of Gameplay Tips. He is a writer with more than 12 years of experience in writing and editing online content. His favorite game was and still is the third part of the legendary Heroes of Might and Magic saga. He prefers to spend all his free time playing retro games and new indie games.

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