Skip to main content

Your old PS4 will get an HDR-compatibility update

You won't have to buy a PS4 Pro to get some of the fancy new visuals Sony showed off at the PlayStation Meeting. The company confirmed that all existing PS4 consoles will receive HDR monitor support via an upcoming system update next week.

It may not mean increased frame rates, more detailed scenes, or higher resolutions, but HDR does significantly increase the variety of colors and brightness that you'll see from your games for a more vibrant image. Now you just have to get an HDR-compatible display, if you don't already have one.

Read more: PlayStation Classic review: "A strange mix of joy and disappointment"

Seen something newsworthy? Tell us!

Connor Sheridan
Connor has been doing news and feature things for GamesRadar+ since 2012, which is suddenly a long time ago. How on earth did that happen?