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The new consoles from Sony and Microsoft PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X are very similar. However, they have some differences. In terms of visual display options, many have pointed to the absence of the variable refresh rate (VRR) that even previous generation Microsoft consoles (Xbox One S and Xbox One X) have. . However, this will change in the future.
Sony released the PlayStation 5 a few weeks ago, but some features are not available yet. What stands out is the support for the variable refresh rate, which the Xbox Series X | S does offer, leading fans to believe the feature would never be available on the console.
In case you missed it: It’s not yet possible to expand the PlayStation 5’s SSD storage, but a future update will allow you to do so.
PlayStation 5 will be compatible with VRR technology
However, through the official PlayStation website, Sony confirmed that through the HDMI 2.1 cable, “the PlayStation 5 hardware supports variable refresh rate.” While it’s not yet possible to find this feature on the console, the company said it will enable it via a “future system software update,” so users can take advantage of games compatible with this technology, as well as televisions that are support this too.
In case you don’t know, one of the advantages of the variable refresh rate is that next-gen games, especially games at 60fps or more, can render better on the screens as it prevents issues like tearing or vertical issues synchronization.
The bad news is that Sony has not specified the date this update will be released.
What do you think of this? Do you have a TV that supports VRR? Tell us in the comments.
We remind you that other features that didn’t debut alongside the PlayStation 5 will support 8K resolution, but Sony confirmed that it will come with an update and that it could also offer 1440p resolution natively, an option that fans want, but don’t know. included because Sony wanted to give preference to televisions.
The PlayStation 5 is available worldwide. You can find more news about him if you visit this page.
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