Thursday, January 13, 2022

Sony assures that the console function is still to come


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Although the PS5 has been on the market for just under a month, the console is still missing some important features. One of them will soon be submitted thanks to an update.

PlayStation 5

Unfortunately for the release of the PlayStation 5 not all functions are available immediately been. For example, the additional SSD slot cannot yet be used. Little by little, Sony is adding the important functions with one update after the other. Among other things, the new console supports the transmission standard HDMI 2.1, but so far no VRR. But that should change soon.

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Like Sony in one FAQ on the PlayStation Blog confirmed, will a future firmware update finally make VRR possible on the PlayStation 5. In this case, the Xbox Series X has the edge, the Microsoft console already supports the feature. The differences are already noticeable here: Anyone who owns a VRR-compatible television has one smoother picture. So it's time for the PS5 to follow suit. When Sony will release the new firmware update, however, is still unknown.

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What is VRR? And why is the feature so important to the PS5?

VRR is a special feature of the HDMI 2.1 standard. The "Variable Refresh Rate" is currently supported by rather high-quality televisions. she prevents so-called image tears with fluctuating frame rates. This is prevented by synchronizing the frame rates of the display and console. Otherwise you would notice a slight jerking or tearing. For a optimal gaming experience so you should have a gaming television that also supports the standard.