How to fix black bars on 21:9 ultrawide aspect ratio in Overwatch 2

How to fix black bars on 21:9 ultrawide aspect ratio in Overwatch 2

What is the error black bars on 21:9 ultrawide aspect ratio in Overwatch 2 ?

There are some where players see vertical black bars on the side of their screen when using ultrawide monitors even though the original Overwatch has no such issues.

How to fix black bars on 21:9 ultrawide aspect ratio in Overwatch 2 ?

Follow steps below to fix this error :

  • Just go to Video Settings where you would normally choose your resolution.
  • If the game shows that the aspect ratio is set to 16:9, just change it to 21:9 and click Apply to change it.
  • If the game shows that the aspect ratio is set to 21:9 but you still see the black bars, change it to another aspect ratio, apply and then change back to 21:9 and click Apply one more time.

Overwatch 2 wiki :

Overwatch 2 is a first-person shooter developed and published by Blizzard Entertainment. As a sequel to the 2016 hero shooter Overwatch, the game intends a shared environment for player-versus-player (PvP) modes while introducing persistent cooperative modes. A major change in PvP modes was to reduce team sizes from six to five, which required several characters to be reworked. Overwatch 2 is free-to-play on Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Windows, Xbox One, and Xbox Series X/S in early access as of October 4, 2022 and features full cross-platform play.

Developer(s)Blizzard Entertainment
Publisher(s)Blizzard Entertainment
Director(s)Aaron Keller
Platform(s)
  • Nintendo Switch
  • PlayStation 4
  • PlayStation 5
  • Windows
  • Xbox One
  • Xbox Series X/S
ReleaseOctober 4, 2022
Genre(s)First-person shooter
Mode(s)Multiplayer