Latest PlayStation 5 system software update finally adds 1440p resolution support

New Playliststhe much desired 1440p support, and other improvements are all included in the recently released version PS5 beta system update, according to Sony Interactive Entertainment.

Guest beta testers will be able to test 1440p resolution support, which includes super-sampling support for games with a higher native resolution and a new “Playlists”, according to information published in a new article on the official site PlayStation Blog:

1440p HDMI video output:

    • The PS5 beta introduces support for 1440p HDMI video output, allowing players to choose an additional visual setting on compatible PC monitors and TVs.
    • If the game you are playing supports 1440p rendering, you can enjoy native 1440p output to your display.
    • Or, if you’re playing a game at a higher native resolution like 4K, you can experience improved anti-aliasing through upsampling up to 1440p output.
    • You can check if your HDMI device is compatible by selecting “Test 1440p Output” under “Screen & Video” options in System Settings.

      1440p resolution was highly anticipated | Image: Sony


  • In your game library, you can now create game lists, making it even easier to organize your games.
  • To get started, go to [Your Collection] tab and select [Create Gamelist]. Choose which games to add to your games list, then decide what to name them.
  • You can have up to 15 game lists and 100 games per game list. Any game under the “Your Collection” tab of your game library can be added to a game list, including disc, digital, and streaming titles.*** You can also add the same game to multiple lists games.
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Other interface improvements brought by the new PlayStation 5 include the ability to compare 3D and stereo audio, better access to ongoing activities, and new social features.

People selected from the WE, Canada, Japan, UK, Germanyand France can test the next PlayStation 5 system software. The new version of the system software is not yet available to the general public.