You can now watch the 2018 World Cup on iPlayer in 4K on the PS4 Pro

The BBC's 4K World Cup trial is in full swing, but you need a compatible TV to watch it on. Either that or a compatible device such as the Virgin TV V6 set-top box and Roku Streaming Stick+.​

Now, you can also add the Sony PS4 Pro to that list. Following a recent update to the console's BBC iPlayer app (version 2.0), you can now access the BBC's live 4K trial of the tournament.

Initial reaction to the Beeb's delivery of the action has been mixed with some viewers (including ourselves) blown away by the picture while others have been left disappointed. Here's hoping the PlayStation can deliver...

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Andy Madden

Andy is Deputy Editor of What Hi-Fi? and a consumer electronics journalist with nearly 20 years of experience writing news, reviews and features. Over the years he's also contributed to a number of other outlets, including The Sunday Times, the BBC, Stuff, and BA High Life Magazine. Premium wireless earbuds are his passion but he's also keen on car tech and in-car audio systems and can often be found cruising the countryside testing the latest set-ups. In his spare time Andy is a keen golfer and gamer.