Diablo® III

Missing resolution options after update?

I updated my macbook pro retina (15") with the latest update for OSX (http://support.apple.com/kb/DL1609).

After, I noticed two new issues with Diablo 3.

Firstly, the FPS was stuck on 13-14. Constantly. I was able to fix this by resetting the SMC however.

The second problem though is more of an odd one, I was previously running the game at 1900 x 1200. But now thats no longer listed as an option, instead I am left with odd resolutions like 1898x1186... which look out of proportion.

See Picture: http://i45.tinypic.com/mb3389.png

Any ideas on how to restore all my resolution options?
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90 Human Priest
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Your best option would be to do the following:

Open the Terminal and enter the following line, followed by the Enter key:

defaults write com.blizzard.diablo3 DesktopModeIsDefault 1

Once entered Diablo 3 can use your current desktop resolution as if it were the native resolution. In order for this to work, you must first set your desktop resolution to 1900x1200, and then launch Diablo 3.

To revert your preference file, issue the following command in Terminal:

defaults delete com.blizzard.diablo3 DesktopModeIsDefault

You should make a backup of this file before attempting this, just in case. The file is located here:


This will allow you to use a lower resolution for Diablo 3 like you used to without the added distortion/UI offsets caused by the non-standard resolutions that are now hard-coded into the game.

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Edited by TheTias#1192 on 11/10/2012 8:51 PM PST
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