Sony will today release an update that adds support for 4K video in the ‘Media Player’ app on PlayStation 4 Pro. The update also improves the PlayStation VR experience.
Media Player app gets 4K update
PlayStation 4 Pro is the first game console from Sony that can output 4K resolution. Besides games, the console delivers Netflix, YouTube and Hulu in 4K resolution.
With an update, scheduled for today, the ’Media Player’ app will gain support for 4K video. Sony explains that 4K videos in .mp4 format will be playable from a USB device or via a home server.
- “Starting later today, the Media Player app is getting an update to support 4K video playback on PS4 Pro. Following this update, 4K videos in mp4 format saved on a USB stick or home server can be played on the Media Player app,” said Sony.
The update does not appear to include support for videos in HDR (High Dynamic Range).