Sony Confirmed that Variable refresh rate (VRR) support features will be rolled out to PlayStation 5 players worldwide this week. The Japanese tech giant has announced this via the PlayStation Blog. That is the claim of the company VRR The PS5 will dynamically sync the display’s refresh rate to the console’s graphical output. This new feature will only be available on HDMI 2.1 VRR-compatible TV and PC monitors.
Sony claims that the new feature will enhance the visual performance of PS5 games – eliminating issues like frame pacing issues and screen tearing. The company also mentioned that the gameplay of several PS5 titles will provide a better experience ‘as the scenes will render smoothly, the graphics will look more chic and the input lag will be reduced.’
Games already available on the PS5 will be fully optimized for VRR via game patches, and upcoming games will support the VRR feature starting from their launch. Sony has even mentioned the names of the titles received in the game patch by enabling VRR support in their PS5 version. Some of the famous titles will be: Call of Duty: Vanguard, Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War, Deathloop, Devil May Cry 5 Special Edition, Marvel’s Spider-Man Remastered, DIRT 5, Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Seas and more. However, these are just some of the games that will get VRR support.
Users must have a stable Internet connection to receive updates. Once the update is downloaded, VRR will automatically be enabled for supported games However, users can turn off this feature from “Screen and Video” in system settings.
In addition, users may choose to apply VRR to PS5 games that do not support it, and this feature may even improve video quality for some games. If it does not, you can always turn off the feature. It’s important to note that the results may vary depending on the display you’re using, the title you’re playing, and the visual mode (if it supports multiple modes) selected for a particular game.