Diablo 2 Resurrected: How to Switch to Legacy Mode Graphics

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Like many modern remakes, Diablo 2: Resurrected allows players to activate Legacy Mode and switch to the original graphics at any time. Diablo 2 is over 20 years old at this point, and the original graphics mode is really only here for novelty and purists who want to experience the game exactly as it was in 2000. Fortunately, you can instantly switch between the new and the former at the press of a button, no loading screen required. Here's how to switch to legacy graphics in Diablo 2: Resurrected.



How to Enable Legacy Mode in Diablo 2 Resurrected

In order to activate the old graphics in Diablo 2: Resurrected, you need to press a certain combination of buttons on your controller:

  • G key on PC
  • LT + Show on Xbox
  • L2 + touchpad on PlayStation
  • ZL + Minus sur Nintendo Switch

You can change the Legacy Mode graphics to your liking in the game settings menu. Just go to the Options menu and select Video. There you will find the Legacy Video Options setting. You can change the resolution, lighting, and more on this screen.

Diablo 2: Resurrected is a fairly faithful remake of the original dungeon crawler, so being able to change old graphics and see the game in its original form is a welcome touch. However, since the game is so faithful to the original, some of its mechanics might feel a little dated, especially to players who have only played Diablo 3. Check out our guide on how to identify the items. in Diablo 2 if you need help.



Diablo 2: Resurrected is available now on PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S and Nintendo Switch.

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