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Resisdent Evil 4 (ntsc) not displaying WS on pal GC


Active Member
My understanding is that RE4 by default supports widescreen(letterbox)...

On my Toshiba 32ZP48P using either composite video/scart it is only displaying in 4:3.

When I force widescreen on the TV, it looks horrendous...

Any ideas?

P.S There are no in-game options to select video format, only brightness contrast etc...

Gamecube (pal)
RE4 (ntsc)
Freeloader (1.06c)


Well-known Member
There isn't a widescreen option, the game is automatically displayed in 4:3 letterboxed. I assume that your tv is 16:9. If so, the only option is to zoom it to fit. Obviously this results in some loss of definition. But the alternative is to have borders on top, bottom and at the sides. The reason for the letterbox output is to keep framerate and screen detail up.

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