Confirmed: Xbox Series X/S consoles support Dolby Vision for gaming

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  • Xbox owners can now play games in Dolby Vision.
  • Microsoft is working on firmware updates to support all devices.
  • Xbox consoles are the only ones currently supporting Dolby vision.

It is now official, Xbox owners are enjoying the new updates that seem to be favoring their user experience. They will now be able to play games in Dolby Vision. This update comes to Xbox Series X and S and TVs that support Dolby Vision.

It’s been a long time coming, but the wait is finally over as over a hundred next-gen titles will be availed in Dolby Vision. Microsoft had announced the feature was coming soon, but the wait is over.

A few days ago, the Edge browser for chromium was availed on Xbox and now the Dolby Vision news.

Compatible devices

At the moment, only Xbox users can enjoy this new update. TVs that support Dolby Vision too but have some limitations. Dolby Vision is known not to work when on 120Hz mode on some TVs.

This should not discourage fanatics, as Microsoft has already released a statement that they are working with developers to allow firmware updates. Companies such as LG have already scrolled out software updates for their TVs in new models.

To get a full-on experience, a Dolby Vision TV will need low-latency settings and a variable refresh rate. 

For this Twitter user, it seems the update has been a life-changing experience.

Dolby Atmos

The new features will run alongside the Dolby atmos audio support to ensure players experience a premium gaming experience. This, of course, will only be possible if your sound system supports the Dolby feature and your Xbox console the new Dolby Vision for gaming.

In addition, you will need to download the Dolby Access app to access the Dolby Atmos for gaming and enable Dolby Vision for gaming on your Xbox menu.

Will you be taking advantage of the Dolby Vision feature on Xbox? Let us know what new experiences you expect in the comment section.

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