game news PlayStation Plus: Sony announces a new option for PlayStation One games
The new PlayStation Plus formats were launched in Europe, hence here. Unfortunately, one feature is still missing to enjoy the entire catalog in a perfect way…
The New PlayStation Plus formats launched in Europe. Among the catalog, there are many in particular Classic games from old PlayStations. Sony just announced a feature for this.
PAL, NTSC … A rift from another era
If you try Play a PlayStation One game on your current console with PlayStation PlusYou may have had a nasty surprise: It’s in PAL. In fact, on Thirteen PS1 Games Currently available in the catalog, Seven of them are in PAL.
For the youngest of you who haven’t seen what we’re talking about, a little throwback to the past: there was a time European and North American/Japanese TVs were different. At the time of analog, European countries (but also Russia, Australia, Brazil, many Asian countries…) were in PAL format. The United States and Japan, and other major consumers and producers of video games outside of Europe, have used the NTSC format. In fact, the Resolution and colors were differentbut above all, the frame rate I was! In fact, the PAL versions of retro games are slower From NTSC versions because PAL frame rate was 50 Hz while in NTSC it was 60 Hz.
If it is from HD, Players no longer have this problem The question arises whether they play a game in PAL or NTSC Always for retro games. Specifically, the The new PlayStation Plus catalog brings together many old games, including games released on Sony’s first console. However, the PS1 games currently in the The European PS + is in PAL, so at 50 fps. Sony just announced that this will change.
We plan to roll out NTSC options for the majority of classic games offered on the PlayStation Plus Premium and Deluxe plan in Asia, Europe, the Middle East, India, South Africa, Australia and New Zealand. More from PlayStation More information: https://t.co/KkPZyUdUd7
– PlayStation Europe (PlayStationEU) 23 June 2022
We plan to roll out NTSC options for most of the classic games offered on PlayStation Plus Premium and Deluxe plans in Asia, Europe, the Middle East, India, South Africa, Australia and New Zealand. More info about PlayStation Plus: play.st/3OAAwpD
We will soon be able to play PS1 games in NTSC at home!
So we can I’m glad you have other options, offering games at 60 Hz, in the near future. Note, moreover, that This option also applies to Asiawho had the unpleasant surprise of discovery PS1 games in PAL On the new PS+, Even in some countries historically in NTSC. The North America PS + suggest it NTSC versions directlySo hopefully, this new option for PS+ arrives soon.
according to VGCCurrently, Ape Escape, Everybody’s Golf, Jumping Flash, Kurushi, Siphon Filter, Wild Arms and Worms World Party games are in PAL . versions. Moreover, these games either start with a screen that shows Sony Computer Entertainment Europe or a screen that shows several languages. These screens did not appear in NTSC versions at the time. Other games like Jumping Flash a . offer Correction features Enhanced PAL Output. According to VGC, it appears to be an attempt to improve the output towards a frame rate close to 60Hz. Just , This technology creates aberrations in the visual display. The third party games Like Tekken 2 or Mr. Driller or Oddworld: Abe’s Odyssey Already in NTSC versions at 60 Hz.
source : VGC
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