PS4 Pro Latest News & Updates: PS4 Pro is Having Compatibility Issues With Some TV's & Games

By Ceage Sotto , Updated Nov 15, 2016 07:16 AM EST
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After the release of Sony's much-awaited upgrade to the PS4, "Playstation 4 Pro" seems to suffer from compatibility issues. Game forums and social media sites have shown people complaining about blank screens and some games running on low FPS.

After it was successfully launched, gamers were thrilled to enjoy 4k resolution and smooth framerates because of the console's upgraded hardware. The choice to buy the PS4 pro seems to have backfired for other gamers, claiming that the "break-out" box you get with the system does not support High Dynamic Range (HDR) signals. The report that recently came out from Forbes states that users were instead welcomed with a blank screen, rather than a dashing 4k resolution.

PS4 Pro Latest News & Updates: The PS4 Pro Is Not Compatible With Some TV Sets

The latest developments from the renowned console has certainly worried some PS4 enthusiast. Latest reports from different social media sites also have raised the compatibility of the PS4 Pro to some TV brands. Models from Philips, LG, Sony and Vizio seem not to work well with the gaming console. AV receivers and sound system components have also reported the same issues.

To make matters worse, the number of incompatible units seems to be on a massive level. The problem was too common to many gamers that, by the end of Thursday, the EU Playstation Forum responded with an official statement. An online support representative named KingGobbo admitted the existence of the issue and told owners to switch the console to safe-mode and change its digital rights management setting to HDCP 1.4.

PS4 Pro Latest News & Updates: PS4 Firmware Likely The Culprit 

In an article by Polygon, the PS4 Pro's firmware is still 4.0, even though they released a version 4.05 update for the PS4 in late October. This indicates that something must be wrong with the firmware. It is also good to note that manufacturers of the TV brands that are not compatible with the PS4 Pro might have to update their firmware versions, too. This certainly isn't the start Sony was hoping for in the release of their newest gaming console.

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