The VRR technology in the PlayStation 5 will not work with the PlayStation 4 games.
Games designed for the new generation only
Sony recently announced the availability of VRR technology support in PlayStation 5 devices, which is now available to many users. This technology improves gaming performance in terms of frame rate and frequency on supported screens.
Some believed that this technology could be used when playing PlayStation 4 games on the new Sony device, with VRR technology activated to give better frame rates and performance. But Sony has confirmed that the new technology will only work on PlayStation 5 games.
In the PlayStation blog post, it was described in terms such as “VRR technology enhances the visual performance of PlayStation 5 games and that “playing many PlayStation 5 titles feels smoother”; Where the language used by the publication refers to the new generation only, and it did not mention the PlayStation 4 games that support pre-compatibility on the new generation. As a point of comparison, it offers FreeSync in addition to VRR on Xbox Series X | S Integrated support for new and old addresses as well.
On compatible TVs and computer monitors with HDMI 2.1 input, VRR dynamically synchronizes the screen refresh rate with the graphic output from the PlayStation 5. This improves the visual performance of PS5 games by reducing or eliminating visual onscreen errors, such as issues Frame speed and screen tearing.
Games that will get VRR support in PlayStation 5
Call of Duty: Vanguard
Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War
Devil May Cry 5 Special Edition
Marvel’s Spider-Man Remastered
Marvel’s Spider-Man: Miles Morales
Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart
Resident Evil Village
Tiny Tina’s Wonderlands
Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege
Tribes of Midgard
The new feature can be automatically activated for supported games if your PlayStation 5 is connected to an HDMI 2.1-compatible TV or monitor. You can also turn it off through the “Screen and video” settings in the system.
Do you think that the support of variable refresh rate technology is limited to PlayStation 5 games and abandoning its support for games of the past generation is a frustrating step for the PlayStation fans?