In 2455 AD, Kage Mishima used the magical powers of Daikatana, the most powerful sword ever forged, to alter time and establish himself as supreme dictator. You are Hiro Miyamoto, one of the few people on earth who knows what happened. You and your two friends Superfly Johnson & Mikiko Ebihara must travel through time to find the corrupted dictatorship and right the wrongs inflicted on the world.

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Support summary
Screen change: 

Widescreen Method: 
  • Hack
Widescreen HUD: 
  • Proper

Ultra/Super-Wide Method: 
  • Hack
Ultra/Super-Wide HUD: 
  • Optimized

Multi-monitor Method: 
  • None
Multi-monitor HUD: 
  • Unusable

4k UHD Method: 
4k UHD HUD: 

Rendered cut-scenes: 
  • Hor+
FMV cut-scenes: 
  • Hor+
Game information
Game status:
Release Date:
Tuesday, 23 May, 2000

Tested Version: 
Steam / GOG & Retail + patch (see solution)

Play styles: 


Developer feedback: 

Steam ID's: 
242980, , , ,
Comparison Screenshots
  • 4:3 Screenshot
    4:3 In-Game Screenshot
  • 16:10 Screenshot
    16:10 In-Game Screenshot
  • 16:9 Screenshot
    16:9 In-Game Screenshot
  • Super-Wide (32:9) Screenshot
  • Eyefinity / Surround Screenshot
Solutions & Issues
Baseline (Widescreen) Solution & Issues

In order to play Daikatana with a custom resolution, you need to get the fan-made 1.3 patch, which can be found here: *Click* (Available for Windows, Linux and FreeBSD)
[ If you have a version under 1.2, get patches from the same creators here: *Click* ]
Download it and copy all files from the archive to the root Daikatana folder. Start the game and set the resolution in-game, inside the "VIDEO" menu.

Ultra/Super-Wide (21:9/32:9) Specific Solution & Issues

Same as Baseline Widescreen.

Eyefinity / Surround Specific Solution & Issues

Not supported yet.

4k UHD Specific Solution & Issues

Same as Baseline Widescreen.

Stereoscopic-3D Solution & Issues

Not supported.

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Submitted by Anonymous on 5 September, 2014 - 18:26
Updated by Anonymous on 26 December, 2014 - 18:36