Tag: playstation 5

  • PlayStation 5’s Disney+ App Finally Lists Titles with 4K HDR, But Playback Still Limited to 1080p

    PlayStation 5’s Disney+ App Finally Lists Titles with 4K HDR, But Playback Still Limited to 1080p

    Recent updates to the PlayStation 5 version of the Disney+ app finally features badging for titles that indicate support for 4K resolution. However, the app still appears to limit playback to 1080p. It’s a confounding limitation we’ve been tracking ever since the Sony PlayStation 5 launched nearly a year ago. Up until recently, titles on […]

  • Sony Adds YouTube TV to PlayStation 5’s Streaming App Library

    Sony Adds YouTube TV to PlayStation 5’s Streaming App Library

    Google’s YouTube TV might have disappeared from Roku’s platforms while the two sides hash out a new deal, but the live TV streaming service is still popping up elsewhere — like Sony’s PlayStation 5 game console. Firing up the console this week shows that the app is available to download alongside a selection of other […]

  • Sony Reverses Course on PlayStation 3, Vita Online Store Closures

    Sony Reverses Course on PlayStation 3, Vita Online Store Closures

    Sony’s been busy adjusting its online marketplace ecosystem of late, including the decision to wind down video purchases and rentals through its PlayStation Store. Other recent announcements, however, have apparently led to enough consumer backlash to warrant a change in plans. Case in point: After announcing the closure of the PlayStation Store on the PlayStation […]

  • PlayStation 5’s April Update Includes TV-Focused Tweaks Alongside New Storage Options

    PlayStation 5’s April Update Includes TV-Focused Tweaks Alongside New Storage Options

    While the big April update coming to Sony’s PlayStation 5 this week certainly focuses on game-centric improvements, the full release notes reveal some TV-friendly additions as well. Sony announced the 900MB update earlier this week and it started rolling out on April 14th. In its announcement, the company focused on major upgrades, including the ability […]

  • Sony’s Newest ‘Play At Home’ Offers Include Extended Funimation Anime Streaming Trials

    Sony’s Newest ‘Play At Home’ Offers Include Extended Funimation Anime Streaming Trials

    Sony is bringing back its Play At Home program, which gifted popular games to PlayStation users for free during the pandemic. This time around, though, it’s also offering up some streaming perks as well. Starting on March 25th, anime streaming service Funimation will offer extended access for new subscribers. In all, those who take advantage […]

  • Latest NVIDIA Shield Update Adds Support for New PlayStation 5, Xbox Controllers

    Latest NVIDIA Shield Update Adds Support for New PlayStation 5, Xbox Controllers

    The latest update for the NVIDIA Shield TV streaming devices may not be as substantial as previous upgrades, but it does pack some niceties. Version 8.2.2 adds in support for the most recent Sony and Microsoft controllers, which hit the shelves this past November alongside the new PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series S and Series […]

  • Group Says Latest Game Consoles Can Be Power-Hungry Streaming Devices

    Group Says Latest Game Consoles Can Be Power-Hungry Streaming Devices

    A recent report focusing on the latest generation of game consoles suggests these high-powered machines offer impressive standby modes, but can gobble up energy depending on how you’re using them. The Natural Resources Defense Council says while Microsoft’s new Xbox lineup and Sony’s PlayStation 5 consoles make it easy to stream from services like Netflix […]

  • Win a PlayStation 5, TV & Soundbar from Vizio

    Win a PlayStation 5, TV & Soundbar from Vizio

    Vizio is hosting a giveaway, with one lucky winner receiving a PlayStation 5, an all-new VIZIO 65” Quantum 4K HDR Smart TV, and an Elevate Sound Bar. The giveaway is in partnership with Square Enix which Vizio partnered with, along with Crystal Dynamics, to become the official HDTV and soundbar partner for Marvel’s Avengers video […]

  • PlayStation 5 Adds CBS News App to Streaming Library

    PlayStation 5 Adds CBS News App to Streaming Library

    It looks like Sony is gradually building up its stable of streaming apps for its new, high-powered video game console, the PlayStation 5. In addition to the HBO Max app that was made available this week, PS5 users now have access to the CBS News app as well. As we mentioned in our recent look […]

  • HBO Max is Now Available on PlayStation 5

    HBO Max is Now Available on PlayStation 5

    Starting today, HBO Max is available on PlayStation 5. PlayStation users in the US can now subscribe to the app to start streaming. HBO Max has over 10,000 hours of content from HBO , Warner Bros., DC, Cartoon Network, Adult Swim, Turner Classic Movies, and more. The service also has a collection of HBO Max […]