Surprisingly, Naughty Dog Uncharted: Legacy of Thieves Collection Update 1.002 to add VRR Support for the PS5 version of the game. If you delve into the settings menu for collections that include Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End and Uncharted: The Lost Legacy, you’ll find a new option for Unlocked Framerate found on Naughty Dog Central. This follows a forward-looking trend with the developer creating patches that add variable refresh rate his option to older games in his PS5 catalog.
How VRR works in the Uncharted Legacy of Thieves Collection
BREAKING: The latest update to the Uncharted Legacy of Thieves Collection adds VRR support! pic.twitter.com/uetT7iQL4p
— Naughty Dog Central (@NaughtyNDC) September 12, 2022
Normally, to turn on VRR support, your monitor/TV and PS5 must support VRR support first. As explained in our guide on how to turn on VRR on your console, variable refresh rates allow you to sync your screen of choice with your PS5, resulting in better responsiveness, less screen tearing, and less stuttering. Of course, a fixed frame rate also has its strengths in terms of consistency, but VRR has few negative side effects if your setup allows for it.
Fans reacting to the news hope Naughty Dog will provide additional VRR support for other games in its catalog like The Last of Us 2 on PS5. They also want Digital Foundry’s tech-savvy team to analyze how much this patch improves the original collection. Tweet“Wow, that’s funny.”
This year saw a number of developers adding VRR support for PS5 games, despite analysis that PS5 VRR isn’t as good as Xbox VRR. of Us Part 1, Guerrilla’s Horizon Forbidden West, Insomniac’s Spider-Man: Miles Morales and Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart.
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