Xbox Series X/S Finally Get a Highly-Anticipated Visual Upgrade

Published 09/28/2021, 10:32 AM EDT


Last year, Dolby gaming studio shared a piece of fascinating news about its tie-up with Xbox. The next generation of consoles, Xbox Series X/S, were going to be the first consoles to be integrated with Dolby’s technologies. The studio shared the news on Twitter this year, which stated that on the launch day of the console it is going to get Dolby Atmos. Meanwhile, Dolby Vision is going to take one year’s time to become available for gaming.

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These technologies work brilliantly within OTT streaming services like Netflix and offer a state-of-the-art viewing experience. Atmos can enhance the audio capabilities of the console by placing each sound in a three-dimensional space. Meanwhile, Dolby Vision has finally arrived on the console with over 100 titles being optimized to receive the visual upgrade.

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Xbox Series X/S has been upgraded with Dolby Vision

The American gaming giant announced the news with a blog post, which deep-dived into this new visual upgrade. It is said to be capable of processing 40x times brighter highlights, 10x deeper black levels, 12-bit color depth, and more. The upcoming title Halo Infinite is also going to take advantage of both technologies.

Senior Executive, Katie Slattery, shed light on everything fans can expect from these prominent upgrades. Thousands of classic titles and over 100 next-gen games will come equipped with this upgrade.

Xbox has become the first gaming console to be fully integrated with Dolby’s Visual and Audio tech and it will boost your gaming experience by enhancing the visual and audio quality of your hardware. It is also compatible with next-gen features like Ray-tracing, Automatic low-latency mode, Variable Refresh Rate and can support 120 frame rates.

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There are two ways for you to check whether your TV is compatible with the new upgrades. Press the Xbox button, then go to Settings > General > TV & display options > 4K TV details. This step will help you understand if your hardware is compatible or not.

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If your setup is compatible with the new upgrades, then you can easily enable them. Press the Xbox button, then Settings > General > TV & display options > Video Modes > Dolby Vision for Gaming. You should be all set to experience the next generation of gaming by following this simple guide.

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Ayank Chourasia

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Ayank Chourasia is a senior writer for eSports at EssentiallySports and has been professionally writing since 2016 and has worked across many fields. He regularly keeps tabs on a wide range of professional esports like Dota 2, Valorant, CS and fighting games. He has been an ardent gamer since his childhood, and became a defender of the ancients in Dota 2 during his college days.

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