Sony has rolled out a brand new PS4 and PS5 system replace at the moment for some good ol’ efficiency enhancements. As typical, the corporate didn’t say what the enhancements entail so we’re going to should mess around with the consoles and determine them out ourselves or, you realize, peruse the web for solutions.
Customers report improved VRR after at the moment’s PS5 system replace
At this time’s updates bump PS4 firmware model to 9.60 and PS5 firmware model to 22.01-05.10.00. The official patch notes for the PS5 system replace leads us to a web page that principally describes all of the console’s options launched to this point, together with the long-delayed Variable Refresh Fee (VRR).
Talking of VRR, some Reddit customers declare that they skilled flickering whereas utilizing VRR previous to this replace, which appears to have been resolved now. Nonetheless, one other person claims that the issue persists for them. As not too long ago defined by Digital Foundry, PS5’s VRR assist is off to a very good begin however is hampered by the lack of Low Framerate Compensation (LFC), which makes it inferior to Xbox Sequence X and PC VRR. LFC maintains framerates inside the VRR window in case they dip throughout gameplay, guaranteeing that gamers don’t expertise any judder. It’s unclear if Sony has any plans so as to add LFC assist or not, and it’s too early to say if at the moment’s PS5 system replace made any adjustments on the VRR entrance.
We’ll dig round and replace our readers when we’ve got extra details about the aforementioned firmware updates. Within the meantime, in case you discover any adjustments, make certain to drop a remark beneath.
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