The Disney+ app for PS5 lastly helps 4K and HDR


The most recent Disney+ app for the PlayStation 5 lastly streams in 4K HDR, Disney introduced. After putting in it, you’ll watch supported Disney content material, together with Marvel and Star Wars motion pictures and TV reveals, in UltraHD and HDR10. Till now, the app was a easy port from the PS4 that was restricted to 1080p decision.

“A key a part of our world growth technique is to fulfill shoppers wherever they’re,” stated Disney’s EVP of product for streaming. “The power to assist 4K HDR video streaming on the platform may even enhance the viewing expertise for followers.” 

That is actually true, however it took Disney lengthy sufficient — its essential streaming rivals Netflix, HBO Max and Prime Video have provided 4K playback on the PS5 for a great whereas now. 

Whereas 4K HDR10 is sweet, PS5 would not assist the far superior Dolby Imaginative and prescient format and may’t deal with Dolby Atmos audio both (aside from Blu-rays). However extra importantly, utilizing the PS5 (or Xbox Collection X) for streaming is a waste of electrical energy — it consumes about 70 watts, whereas the newest Google Chromecast, Roku or Apple TV units use simply 3-6 watts. In any case, now you can obtain the brand new PS5 Disney+ app from the media tab on the PS5’s residence display. 

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