With HDR for Dolby Vision games Available on Xbox Series X and Series S consoles.Some TV owners have noticed that suddenly there is a new definition to worry about. While some 4K displays equipped with HDMI can handle 120Hz, and some can support Dolby Vision for gaming, initially there wasn’t anything that could do both.
Now LG has Degree This is the first manufacturer with Dolby Vision HDR to support 4K 120Hz on some of their TVs, just a few weeks after owners noticed it was coming for updates. Firmware 03.15.27 allows the feature to be enabled 2021 OLED TVs C1 and G1Today, LG says support is on the way for other premium TVs in its 2021 production line.
Additional premium models in LG’s 2021 TV series such as the OLED Z1 series, QNED mini QNED99 series and NANO99 series NanoCell series will also receive the update in July. Additional TV models from 2021 and 2020 are also being tested for Dolby Vision games at 60Hz or 120Hz.
The press release was not specific about support for previous years, but the company said Forbes Beta software is coming with 4K/120Hz support to other 4K TVs including last year’s CX and BX models. There is no word yet on any update for 2019 OLED TVs.
All of this happens before the first games that support Dolby Vision HDR become available, which we believe will help gamers automatically adjust brightness and picture settings to suit the capabilities of the TV. As the company behind the technology explainDolby Vision games are automatically set to display Dolby Vision as you play, so you’ll always see the full picture. Microsoft said it will see “brighter highlight points, sharper contrast, and brighter colors,” though it’s hard to know how that applies to other HDR games.
The new firmware also adds the Game Dashboard, a floating menu that should help LG owners set up their TVs and see which settings are enabled. It works on any 2021 LG TV with gaming optimization, and can display the TV’s black stabilizer mode, latency and variable refresh rate (VRR), or scroll through settings set for certain genres. Samsung was the first With Game Bar feature on its 2021 TVs, but with something useful in this, hope many manufacturers pick up on the idea.