A new PS4 media player update has rolled out today via PSN to take advantage of the launch of PlayStation VR.
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Update v2.50 adds support for:
- 360-degree videos
- 360-degree photos
- Audio upscaling
To take advantage of 360-degree videos and photos, you’ll need to have your PS VR headset connected to your PlayStation 4. Then take the following steps:
1. Activate VR mode from the Media Player’s Options menu
2. Choose your 360-degree video of photo from a media server or USB device
3. Sit back and enjoy the view!
Related: How to set-up PlayStation VR
The following video formats are supported, though they must have been captured by an omnidirectional camera in equirectangular format.
- MPEG2 PS
- MPEG 2 TS
You know what this means, right? Porn on PlayStation VR is coming.
The following photo formats are supported:
In terms of improved audio support the PS4 media player will now upscale non-FLAC music to a higher resolution. Sony breaks down the new Digital Sound Enhancement Engine (DSEE HX™) Technology.