Super Nintendo games had a 4:3 display resolution, in line with TV standards at the time. Today’s screens generally feature an aspect ratio of 16:9 or similar, with a wider look. SNES games on modern screens
When playing a title from the SNES catalog on a larger screen, there are two options: stretch the image, distort the game, and even impair the experience; Or accept the blank lines left on each side of the central image. To enjoy the experience offered by this project, it is necessary to download a patch for the game ROM on the page github of the project after this initiative.
– Vitor Vilela (@HackerVilela) March 9, 2021 Following the instructions on the same site, it is later necessary to patch the ROM, which is not distributed with the utility for copyright reasons, but can be obtained legally by digitizing the original cartridge.
Lots of people have asked me and here’s what Super Mario World would look like with 21:9 ultrawide: https://t.co/PvcPXGrGFv pic.twitter.com/wqjMZ9NAom A group of enthusiasts, who collaborated with the vast SNES project, led by hacker Vitor Villa, managed to adapt Super Mario World with 16:9 and 16:10 aspect ratios. Support for more aspect ratios will be added soon, starting with 2:1 and 21:9.
it’s a modernAs this category of customizations added to a game is usually called, they are only compatible with Super Mario World. After applying the patch, a configuration file will be created that should accompany the ROM when run through the only supported emulator, bsnes-hd.
– Vitor Vilela (@HackerVilela) June 16, 2021 SMW Widescreen is slated to launch soon. Stay tuned for updates! pic.twitter.com/bBf1qHqYhe What about super fast support? Here Butter Bridge 1 on Super Mario World Ultrawide works great!
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