Well isn’t this interesting? According to those loveable eggheads over at Digital Foundry, the PlayStation 5’s new 2.0 software update — PS5 firmware 21.02-04, if we’re being specific — actually brings minor performance improvements to some games. Basically, the new update makes Sony’s current-gen system run faster in “very select scenarios”, and this can lead to small frame-rate enhancements.
Digital Foundry says that games like Devil May Cry 5: Special Edition and Control: Ultimate Edition get a boost of one to two frames thanks to the new firmware. Certainly nothing crazy, but it’s interesting in that Sony appears to have further optimised the console’s capabilities.
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