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How to Change the Game Display Mode

Instructions on how to change the game display mode for Nintendo Entertainment System - Nintendo Switch Online.

Additional Information:

An active Nintendo Switch Online membership is required to use this service.

Complete These Steps:

  1. Start Nintendo Entertainment System - Nintendo Switch Online, then select "Settings".
  2. Select from one of the following display modes:
    • 4:3 - Gives you the original NES game look, with a slight horizontal stretch.
    • Pixel Perfect - Each pixel is a perfect square, so you see the games exactly as designed.
    • CRT Filter - Looks like an old TV, with scan lines and all.
  3. To exit Settings, press the B Button.