Disney + finally offers 4K HDR thanks to a native application

It was time. Disney+ is finally catching up with the competition by offering its content in 4K HDR on the PS5 thanks to a native application. Until then, it was a PS4 application limited to 1080p.

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Good news for PS5 owners. Indeed, Disney has finally decided to catch up on the competition. Since the launch of Sony’s latest console in November 2020, the Disney+ streaming platform has been available via a native PS4 app. In fact, it was not possible to enjoy the content of the service in 4K HDR, but only 1080p.

This is no longer the case, since the firm with the big ears has just confirmed the launch of a native PS5 application for Disney+. In fact, viewers who own a PS5 will now be able to read compatible series and films. in 4K HDR. What to discover the latest series / films of the moment like Hocus Pocus 2, Star Wars: Andor or even Miss Marvel in the best conditions.

Disney+ finally offers 4K HDR on PS5

For residents of Latin America, they can also download the Star Plus app, which is also based on the native PS5 code. “That’s why we’re excited to improve Disney Plus and Star Plus for Playstation 5 users. The ability to support 4K HDR video streaming on the platform will also improve the viewing experience for fans.” says Jerrel Jimerson, executive vice president of product and design for Disney Streaming.

It was about time some would say, since Netflix, Amazon Prime Video or HBO Max have already offered the possibility of playing their content in 4K on the Playstation 5. It therefore became urgent for Disney+ to get up to speed with the competition. From now on, you will no longer need to download the application from another medium, such as your connected TV or another streaming device, to watch your Disney content in 4K.

Either way, this is great news for PS5 owners. Also remember that Disney + offers some films from the Marvel team in IMAX format such as the last two Avengers, Black Panther or even the Guardians of the Galaxy. With the addition of 4K HDR, this promises an optimal viewing experience at home, provided you have a screen large enough to take advantage of this format dear to many filmmakers like Christopher Nolan or George Miller.