GAMING IN DOLBY

Bring your games to life in Dolby

Dolby Vision HDR and Dolby Atmos 3D spatial audio unlock new levels of immersive realism in gaming.

Next-gen games deserve next-gen experiences

Dolby raises the bar for next-gen gaming by creating innovative audiovisual technologies and bringing together partners across the gaming industry.

Our creative tools and technologies allow developers to create games that embrace a new level of realism and immersion. We carefully cultivate our end-to-end ecosystem of platform and consumer device partners to ensure that those games deliver a heightened experience that preserves the artistic intent — from studio to player.

Dolby Vision: Gaming in HDR, solved.

Conquer HDR, unlock a new realm of creative possibilities, and simplify your imaging pipeline with Dolby Vision.

Dolby Vision: Gaming in HDR, solved.

Conquer HDR, unlock a new realm of creative possibilities, and simplify your imaging pipeline with Dolby Vision.

Dolby Atmos: Unleash the power of spatial audio

Immerse your players by placing and moving individual sounds all around them in three dimensions, even overhead, with pinpoint precision and realism.

Dolby Atmos: Unleash the power of spatial audio

Immerse your players by placing and moving individual sounds all around them in three dimensions, even overhead, with pinpoint precision and realism.

Join the latest games made in Dolby Atmos

Dolby delivers your vision end to end

Only Dolby works with game platforms and consumer device partners to ensure that players get an unparalleled experience that also delivers the game developers' artistic intent.

 

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*Starting with the iPhone XS, and iOS version 14.6 and newer , all iOS devices support Dolby Atmos for gaming using  stereo headphones, or device stereo speaker playback.

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Read our Dolby Atmos for Games 101 instruction guide to learn more about Dolby Atmos for game development, studio setup, and more.

Ready to dive deeper?

 

Read our Dolby Atmos for Games 101 instruction guide to learn more about Dolby Atmos for game development, studio setup, and more.

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Dolby Atmos 101

 

This recording from our GDC 2023 Dolby Speaker Session Videos features our very own Alistair Hirst, Senior Game Developer Relations Manager. This presentation is an overview of the what, where, why and how of Dolby Atmos in games.

 

Dolby Atmos 101

 

This recording from our GDC 2023 Dolby Speaker Session Videos features our very own Alistair Hirst, Senior Game Developer Relations Manager. This presentation is an overview of the what, where, why and how of Dolby Atmos in games.

 

Best practices for using spatial sound

 

New tools require new best practices for their use. Spatial sound is no different. Dive into the best practices for delivering a high-quality experience to your audience while avoiding time-consuming pitfalls.

 

Best practices for using spatial sound

 

New tools require new best practices for their use. Spatial sound is no different. Dive into the best practices for delivering a high-quality experience to your audience while avoiding time-consuming pitfalls.

 

Spatial audio demystified

 

Spatial Audio is a longstanding hot topic in game audio and beyond. Often described with confusing and contradictory jargon, it can be hard to discern what is fact from fiction. To demystify and bring more clarity to the field, this talk with Aaron McLeran at GDC 2023 gives a broad introduction to spatial audio, from first principles to more advanced techniques.

 

Spatial audio demystified

 

Spatial Audio is a longstanding hot topic in game audio and beyond. Often described with confusing and contradictory jargon, it can be hard to discern what is fact from fiction. To demystify and bring more clarity to the field, this talk with Aaron McLeran at GDC 2023 gives a broad introduction to spatial audio, from first principles to more advanced techniques.

 

How to make Dolby Atmos work for you

 

Jose Castellon, CAS, Manager - Studio & Design for Dolby, simplifies design considerations so you know how to adapt Dolby Atmos in your environment.

 

How to make Dolby Atmos work for you

 

Jose Castellon, CAS, Manager - Studio & Design for Dolby, simplifies design considerations so you know how to adapt Dolby Atmos in your environment.

 

Real-time spatial audio with Wwise

 

In this presentation from GDC 2023, watch as Nathan Harris, Lead Software Developer, Spatial Audio for Wwise, and Thalie Keklikian, Software Developer R&D for Wwise discuss an integrators perspective on runtime acoustic considerations and authoring in Wwise and Unreal.

 

Real-time spatial audio with Wwise

 

In this presentation from GDC 2023, watch as Nathan Harris, Lead Software Developer, Spatial Audio for Wwise, and Thalie Keklikian, Software Developer R&D for Wwise discuss an integrators perspective on runtime acoustic considerations and authoring in Wwise and Unreal.

 

Object-based routing with Wwise

 

From the GDC 2023 Speaker Series, listen as Damian Kastbauer, Wwise Product Manager at Audiokinetic, describes how to author once for the best audio across all outputs and some of the reasons for exploring the availability of object-based formats.

 

Object-based routing with Wwise

 

From the GDC 2023 Speaker Series, listen as Damian Kastbauer, Wwise Product Manager at Audiokinetic, describes how to author once for the best audio across all outputs and some of the reasons for exploring the availability of object-based formats.

 

DR-0NE Production Series

 

From Nick Dixon, founder of Black Edge Sound Studios in the UK, comes a three-part series on Dolby Atmos content creation.

 

DR-0NE Production Series

 

From Nick Dixon, founder of Black Edge Sound Studios in the UK, comes a three-part series on Dolby Atmos content creation.

 

The future of spatial audio

 

From GDC 2023, watch as four of the top technical minds from various facets of the game audio ecosystem discuss the future of Spatial Audio in games.

 

The future of spatial audio

 

From GDC 2023, watch as four of the top technical minds from various facets of the game audio ecosystem discuss the future of Spatial Audio in games.

 

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Dolby Atmos for Games 101

 

Start here with our Dolby Atmos for Games 101 instruction guide to learn more about Dolby Atmos for game development, studio setup, and more.

Dolby Atmos for Games 101

 

Start here with our Dolby Atmos for Games 101 instruction guide to learn more about Dolby Atmos for game development, studio setup, and more.

Dolby Atmos game checklist

 

In order for your game to wear the Dolby Atmos logo, you must test the game and complete the following check list.

 

Dolby Atmos game checklist

 

In order for your game to wear the Dolby Atmos logo, you must test the game and complete the following check list.

 

Dolby Atmos Logo Review

 

Please complete this form regarding your usage of the Dolby Atmos logo.

Dolby Atmos Logo Review

 

Please complete this form regarding your usage of the Dolby Atmos logo.

Studio design

 

Planning on configuring your studio to deliver Dolby Atmos in a game? Start here.

 

Studio design

 

Planning on configuring your studio to deliver Dolby Atmos in a game? Start here.

 

Artistic considerations

If you are used to designing for stereo or even 5.1 sound, making the jump to Dolby Atmos does require some changes in how you think about sound design. These pages will provide some tips and considerations that may help.

Dolby Vision logos and guidelines

 

Learn more about the usage and requirements of utilizing Dolby Vision logos in your games.

Dolby Vision logos and guidelines

 

Learn more about the usage and requirements of utilizing Dolby Vision logos in your games.

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GDC 2023

 

Dolby's booth on the GDC floor offered Dolby Vision demos, hands-on games in Dolby Atmos for mobile and console, and tech and creative speaker sessions in the Dolby Atmos x Vision theater.

GDC 2023

 

Dolby's booth on the GDC floor offered Dolby Vision demos, hands-on games in Dolby Atmos for mobile and console, and tech and creative speaker sessions in the Dolby Atmos x Vision theater.

Audiokinetic and Dolby bring Dolby Atmos developer tools to Wwise

 

Audiokinetic and Dolby announced that they are working to create a deeper integration of Dolby Atmos into the Wwise pipeline, making workflows easier for developers to add new dimensions to their game.

Audiokinetic and Dolby bring Dolby Atmos developer tools to Wwise

 

Audiokinetic and Dolby announced that they are working to create a deeper integration of Dolby Atmos into the Wwise pipeline, making workflows easier for developers to add new dimensions to their game.

Returnal now with Dolby Atmos

 

Break the cycle as this award-winning third-person shooter brings the action to PC. You’ll explore, discover and fight your way through an unforgiving journey, where mystery stalks your every move.

Returnal now with Dolby Atmos

 

Break the cycle as this award-winning third-person shooter brings the action to PC. You’ll explore, discover and fight your way through an unforgiving journey, where mystery stalks your every move.

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Fang Tango

 

Read about how the Redstart Interactive team created Fang Tango using Dolby Atmos during the Dolby Step Up Your Sound Game Jam.

Fang Tango

 

Read about how the Redstart Interactive team created Fang Tango using Dolby Atmos during the Dolby Step Up Your Sound Game Jam.

theHunter: Call of the Wild

 

theHunter: Call of the Wild by Expansive Worlds (a creative division within Avalanche Studios Group) has wowed players since its launch in 2017 with its immersive and realistic world. Read our interview with Zevik Perry, audio director at Expansive Worlds, as he discusses the team's journey towards the games' latest launch.

theHunter: Call of the Wild

 

theHunter: Call of the Wild by Expansive Worlds (a creative division within Avalanche Studios Group) has wowed players since its launch in 2017 with its immersive and realistic world. Read our interview with Zevik Perry, audio director at Expansive Worlds, as he discusses the team's journey towards the games' latest launch.

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