Sony’s new PS5 software update is live at this moment, and includes some surprise improvements to HDR and 120Hz support. While Sony previously point by point a major new feature to allow players to store — yet not play — PS5 games on an external hard drive, there’s likewise new option to automatically switch video output to non-HDR when you’re utilizing a game or application that doesn’t uphold HDR.
This is a key improvement for those utilizing HDR on the PS5, as it presently implies you at this point don’t need to delve into the settings menu to manually disable HDR when you’re seeing SDR content.
Close by these HDR changes, this update also adds two new HDMI controls in the system part of the PS5 settings menu. You would now be able to toggle one-touch play, which will automatically turn on an associated TV when you power up a PS5 and change it to the right information. You can also toggle power off link, which permits the PS5 to enter rest mode in the event that you turn off the TV connected with your console.
Sony is additionally supporting more PC monitors with 120Hz in this update. In the event that you have a 1080p PC monitor that upholds 120Hz, it should now work at this refresh rate with the PS5. Shockingly, Variable Refresh Rate (VRR) support is as yet missing on the PS5, however.
This latest software update likewise includes better options for quickly disabling in-game chat, an option to search for purchased games, and the capacity to hide games in a library.