[solved] Smoothly scaling pixel sprites

Hi, I’m wondering if there is any way to smoothly scale a pixel sprite to numbers like 0.75, 1.2, etc and not making it blurry or ‘squashed’.
Heres a picture of scaling a sprite to 0.75 with PointClamp:

Heres a picture of scaling a sprite to 0.75 without PointClamp(Looks better kinda but still blurry):

An example of what I would like to achieve is this which is done in Terraria, a game built in XNA.
sprite without scaling:

sprite with 0.75 scaling:

And heres my draw code:
`` GraphicsDevice.SetRenderTarget(rendertarget);

        spriteBatch.Begin(SpriteSortMode.BackToFront, BlendState.AlphaBlend, null, DepthStencilState.None, RasterizerState.CullNone, null, camera.CameraMatrix);

        spriteBatch.Draw(PlaceholderTextures[4], new Vector2(-64f, -64f), null, Color.White, 0f, Vector2.Zero, 0.75f, SpriteEffects.None, 0f); //sprite im using to test scaling
        for (var i = 0; i < player.Length; i++)

        for (var i = 0; i < LoadedMesh.Length; i++)



        spriteBatch.Begin(samplerState: SamplerState.PointClamp, transformMatrix: Resolution.GetTransformationMatrix());

        spriteBatch.Draw(rendertarget, new Vector2(GraphicsDevice.PresentationParameters.BackBufferWidth / 2, GraphicsDevice.PresentationParameters.BackBufferHeight / 2), null, Color.White, 0f, new Vector2(rendertarget.Width / 2, rendertarget.Height / 2), 2f, SpriteEffects.None, 0f);


        ui.drawUI(spriteBatch); //draw ui layer in disregard of transformation matrix


Any help will be greatly appreciated!

EDIT: Solved. By removing the rendertarget thing and instead using Matrix.CreatScale to scale the entire view instead, I managed to fix it. Still using PointClamp.

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