Sony BRAVIA XR Becomes Official Gaming TV for Final Fantasy XVI

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Sony Electronics has announced that it has partnered with Square Enix to make BRAVIA XR TVs the official gaming TV for Final Fantasy XVI, the new action RPG that is releasing exclusively for PlayStation 5 consoles on June 22, 2023. According to a press release from Sony, prospective players with BRAVIA XR sets will feel like they’re “truly there” in FFXVI’s world of Valisthea thanks in large part to Cognitive Processor XR, a chip that uses AI to analyze content and deliver picture and sound that’s closer to what humans see and hear in the real world. Sony has also recommended its INZONE M9 4K 144 Hz gaming monitor for the “highest quality” FFXVI experience.

Sony BRAVIA XR TV Features

  • Auto HDR Tone Mapping: Instantly optimize HDR settings during your PS5 initial setup.
  • Auto Genre Picture Mode: Automatically switches into Game Mode when gaming to minimize lag and maximize responsiveness, and switches back to Standard Mode when watching movies to optimize picture quality.
  • Cognitive Processor XR with XR Clear Image: Analyzes and recreates content through a human lens, ensuring gamers are hearing and seeing the world of FFXVI as if they are truly there.
  • Game Menu:
    • Gamers can tailor their settings to their preferences, such as turning on or off VRR or Motion Blur Reduction with quick access.
    • Allows users to increase the brightness in dark areas to easily spot objects and opponents with the Black Equalizer to adjust brightness and take aim on opponents with six types of crosshairs, ensuring you never miss a single detail, even in the darkest corners of the game world.
    • All-new screen resizing features and multi-view options let you watch walk throughs and play games like FFXVI side-by-side.
  • HDMI 2.1: Allows users to achieve high-performance gaming with features like 4K/120, VRR and ALLM.

From a Sony Electronics press release:

The beloved fantasy role-playing game franchise has grown significantly since the inaugural game released in 1987, and the highly anticipated launch of FINAL FANTASY XVI, developed as the first full action RPG in the series, solidifies Sony Electronics as the official gaming TV for this release. With Sony BRAVIA XR TV’s 4K HDR display performance, you’ll witness vibrant colors and deep contrast bringing the realm of Valisthea and characters to life.

In addition to the BRAVIA XR TV, for the highest quality gaming experience, Sony’s INZONE M9 gaming monitors offer key features like 4K resolution and Full Array local dimming, offering crystal clear details and light optimization to spot rivals and uncover objects with more clarity.

Sony BRAVIA XR TVs are made for the ultimate gaming experience with PS5. Equipped with the intelligent Cognitive Processor XR , these TVs offer unmatched picture and sound that brings you right into the action of the game, as well as specific gaming settings via the new Game Menu and more updated features.

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