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SCEA Comments On PS3 Resolution On Older HDTV's.

A number of reports have been circulating on the Internet recently, suggesting that Sony's new PlayStation 3 has encountered problems displaying high-definition visuals on HDTV sets that do not support 720p. Today Sony Computer Entertainment America confirmed the problem to GameDaily BIZ:

"A small number of older High Definition television sets found in the United States only have 1080i inputs for HD signals. Those televisions will currently only play some PS3 titles at 480p resolution. PS3 games render images at either 720p or 1080p for High Definition, and you need 720p input on the TV to play select games that do not support 1080p. This is an issue on the side of the individual television sets, which do not accept 720p input, so when a game outputs an HD signal only at 720p, these select TVs have to display the game at 480p instead."

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death monk3807d ago

But the system should be upscaling the video in the first place. They had a year to match the 360's capability of upscaling from 720p to 1080i and they failed to meet people's expectations.

Dick Jones3806d ago

Funny, My Sony Tv seems to work just fine with my 360. Did you really expect Sony to man up?

Grown Folks Talk3807d ago

they just told us what we already know.

power of Green 3807d ago

What a waste of money no wonder people are upset wasting so much cash getting cought up in Sony hype again!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! !!!.

Tut3807d ago

Who is upset? From what I am hearing almost everyone is completely satisfied with their purchase and is excited for what is to come.

Where are you getting this sh!t you spew out of your mouth?

DeathNote13807d ago (Edited 3807d ago )

did you read the whole article tardburgers?
they are making a FIX.

"The SCEA spokesperson went on to assure us that Sony is working on a solution."

Grown Folks Talk3807d ago

still doesn't tell us anything we don't already know. any one with sense realizes they are going to work on it.

bung tickler3807d ago

so they go from saying it the TV's fault not the ps3.... BUT they have a fix comming for the ps3... does anyone else see how dumb that sounds.

potato3806d ago

solution--buy a new sony hd tv!

testerg353807d ago

So if PS3 doesn't have a dedicated upscaler chip, then what?

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