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The new consoles from Sony and Microsoft’s PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X are very similar to one another. However, they have some differences. In terms of visual display options, many indicate the absence of a variable refresh rate (VRR), which 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 aren’t available yet. Some that stand out is the support for variable refresh rates, which the Xbox Series X | S, which made fans think that the function would never be available on consoles.
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PlayStation 5 will be compatible with VRR technology
However, via the official PlayStation website, Sony confirmed that via the HDMI 2.1 cable “the PlayStation 5 hardware supports variable refresh rates.” While it is not yet possible to find this functionality on consoles, the company says it will enable it via “a future system software update,” so that users can take advantage of games compatible with this technology, as well as to televisions that also support it.
In case you didn’t know, one of the benefits of a variable refresh rate is that it allows next-generation games, especially those offering 60 fps or more, to display better on screen, as it prevents problems like tearing or problems with vertical sync.
The bad news is that Sony has not set a date when it will release this update.
What do you think about this? Do you have a TV that supports VRR? Let us know in the comments.
We remind you that another feature that didn’t make its debut with the PlayStation 5 is support for 8K resolutions, but Sony is confirming that it will arrive with an update and it could also natively offer 1440p resolution, an option that fans want, but don’t know. was included because Sony wanted to prioritize television.
PlayStation 5 is available worldwide. You can find more news related to it if you visit this page.
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