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Creating a Full-Screen Game

Demonstrates how to start a game in full-screen mode.

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Creating a Full-Screen Game

To create a full-screen game

  1. Derive a class from Game.

  2. After creating the GraphicsDeviceManager, set its PreferredBackBufferWidth and PreferredBackBufferHeight to the desired screen height and width.

  3. Set IsFullScreen to true.

    this.graphics.PreferredBackBufferWidth = 480;
    this.graphics.PreferredBackBufferHeight = 800;
    
    this.graphics.IsFullScreen = true;
    

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