Sony addresses PS5’s lack of web browser and 1440p support

By | November 11, 2020
Sony addresses PS5’s lack of web browser and 1440p support

Sony addresses PS5’s lack of internet browser and 1440p help

As is commonly the case with newly launched recreation consoles, the PlayStation 5 doesn’t help each characteristic you may need hoped for out of the field. In an interview with Japanese outlet AV Watch, Sony EVP Masayasu Ito and SVP Hideaki Nishino have addressed a number of the performance that received’t be there at launch.

Not like the Xbox Collection X, Collection S, and the One X earlier than them, the PS5 received’t output natively to 1440p screens, as a substitute scaling up from 1080p. Nishino says it’s because Sony needed to deal with TV help at first, however notes that there’s no technical cause why it couldn’t be finished and could also be added if the corporate decides there’s sufficient demand.

The PS5 received’t have an internet browser, breaking from the custom set by the PS3 and PS4. Nishino doubts whether or not it’s actually essential to have a discrete browser app past the browser capabilities used for sure network-based capabilities (presumably issues like logging into some Wi-Fi networks or some publishers’ personal account techniques).

PS5’s VR compatibility additionally feels just a little missing, with the necessity to apply for a free digicam adapter and video games solely with the ability to run in PS4 backward-compatible mode. Nishino factors out that some video games would possibly carry out higher anyway, nonetheless, whereas noting that he’d prefer to see a extra appropriate PS5 VR resolution sooner or later however can’t remark any additional. Bloomberg reported earlier this 12 months that Sony is engaged on a brand new PlayStation VR headset.

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