Sony’s 2021 Bravia XR TVs ar finally obtaining a secure VRR software update
Sony reportedly started rolling out AN update to modify variable refresh rate on its 2021 TVs with the Bravia XR processor nearly a year once promising that the feature was returning, per HDTVTest’s Vincent Teoh ANd posts on an owners’ forum. Variable refresh rate, or VRR, primarily lets your TV smooth any stutters or frame rate drops which will happen whereas play, while not the annoying screen artifacts or slight input lag that may go with different solutions.
Somewhat ironically, Sony’s own PlayStation five doesn’t support VRR however — the corporate secure it’d add the feature via a software update, however thus far there haven’t been any signs of it. The Xbox Series X and S, however, do support it, as can any play computer with a fairly new graphics card (think GTX 10-series or later).
When Sony declared the XR 2021 TVs in early 2021, it aforesaid they’d support VRR once a computer code update — tho’, evidently, that update took quite an whereas to induce going, since it’s beginning to roll out currently. Still, it’s higher late than ne’er for anyone who’s been attempting to play difficult (and maybe a small amount glitchy) games like Elden Ring, or the pre-patch version of Cyberpunk 2077, wherever VRR might go a protracted means in smoothing out the expertise. It also can improve the expertise once taking part in games that ar largely simple to run; you’ll be able to cash in of your TV’s 120Hz refresh rate without concern that a abrupt, short frame rate dip can break your flow and ruin the buttery-smooth expertise.
If you’ve been looking ahead to VRR support on your Sony TV, you’ll be able to check for AN update currently by following Sony’s directions.