Game News PlayStation Plus: Sony has announced a new option for PlayStation One games
The new PlayStation Plus formulas were recently launched in Europe, and so here. Unfortunately, one feature is still missing to take advantage of the entire catalog in the best possible way …
the new PlayStation Plus formulas launched in Europe. Among the catalog, there are many more classic games from old PlayStation consoles. Sony has just announced a feature for this.
PAL, NTSC … Cleavage from another era
If you tried launch a PlayStation One game on your current console using PlayStation Plusthere may be an unpleasant surprise: is in PAL. In fact, in thirteen games on the PS1 is now in the catalog, they are seven in PAL.
For the younger ones among you who can’t see what we’re talking about, a little back in time: there was a time when European and North American/Japanese TV are different. In the analog era, European countries (but also Russia, Australia, Brazil, many Asian countries …), were in PAL format. The United States and Japan, other major consumers and producers of video games outside of Europe, use the NTSC format. In fact, the different resolutions and colorsbut above all, the frame rate formerly! In fact, the PAL versions of retro games are slower than in NTSC versions than the PAL frame rate than 50 Hz while on NTSC it is 60 Hz.
If from HD, Players no longer have this problem whether they play on PAL or NTSC, the question arose always for retro games. And precisely, the The catalog of the new PlayStation Plus combines many retro games, including games released on Sony’s first console. However, PS1 games are now on European PS + is in PAL, so at 50 frames per second. Sony recently announced that it will change.
We plan to launch NTSC options for most of the classic games offered on the PlayStation Plus Premium and Deluxe plans in the Asia, Europe, Middle East, India, South Africa, Australia and New Zealand regions. More PlayStation More information: https://t.co/KkPZyUdUd7
– PlayStation Europe (@PlayStationEU) June 23, 2022
We plan to launch 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 information on PlayStation Plus: play.st/3OAwpD
We should soon be able to play PS1 games on NTSC at home!
So can we happy to have other options, offers games at 60 Hz, in the near future. Remember, moreover, that this option is also applicable in Asiawith an unpleasant surprise at the discovery PAL PS1 games in the new PS+, even in some countries in the history of the NTSC. the North American PS+ suggested to him direct NTSC versionsso we hope this new option for our PS + comes soon.
According to VGCcurrently the games Ape Escape, Everybody’s Golf, Jumping Flash, Kurushi, Siphon Filter, Wild Arms and Worms World Party are available on PAL versions. In addition, these games will start either on a screen that displays Sony Computer Entertainment Europe or a screen that offers multiple languages. These screens were not seen in NTSC releases at the time. Other games like Jumping Flash offer a patch with “enhanced PAL output”. According to VGC, this seems to be an attempt to optimize the output to a framerate approaching 60 Hz. Only, this technology creates degradations in visual rendering. the third party games like Tekken 2, Mr. Driller or Oddworld: Abe’s Odyssey is already in NTSC versions at 60Hz.
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