“There are over 100 next-gen HDR titles optimized for Series X/S, including Dolby Vision, and in the future, we will see even more games like Halo Infinite taking full advantage of Dolby Vision. explains Xbox’s Katie Slattery. Program manager at Microsoft. About 10 games will support Dolby Vision at launch today, according to a listing on the Xbox website, but Microsoft promises more than 100 of her games will be optimized soon.
Microsoft is introducing Dolby Vision game support to its Xbox Series X/S consoles today. This feature has been in testing since May and will be available in over 100 HDR games in the future. Xbox has supported the HDR10 standard for years, but Dolby Vision Gaming was the first to arrive on Xbox consoles, adding support for dynamic metadata. According to Microsoft, this should result in “brighter highlights, sharper contrast, and more vibrant colors.”
Developers can choose to integrate Dolby Vision into their game engine or take advantage of Dolby Vision technology built within the Xbox developer platform. Games that use Auto HDR aren’t true Dolby Vision games, but Microsoft says they can take advantage of Xbox’s Dolby Vision mapping technology to display more accurate images on Dolby Vision TVs. A compatible Dolby Vision TV is required to take advantage of this new feature on Xbox Series X/S consoles.
F1 2021, Psychonauts 2, Microsoft Flight Simulator, Gears 5, Borderlands 3, Immortals Fenyx Rising, Marvel`s Guardians of the Galaxy, Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War, DIRT 5, Metro Exodus all now have Dolby Vision support It contains. Microsoft has also worked with Dolby to bring the benefits of Dolby Vision to existing HDR10 and Auto-HDR games. Microsoft is offering “new visual enhancement features that leverage Dolby Vision technology to enhance the visual experience of thousands of existing HDR10 and Auto-HDR games.”
Microsoft also recommends enabling Automatic Low Latency Mode (ALLM). Dolby Vision is compatible with ALLM, VRR (Variable Refresh Rate) and 120Hz games. You can check if your TV supports Dolby Vision in Settings > General > TV and display options > 4K TV details. In this case, you can enable Dolby Vision gaming support in Settings > General > TV & display options > Video mode > Dolby Vision for games. A recent TV firmware update may be required to enable Dolby Vision or 120Hz mode.