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PlayStation 5’s advanced surround sound will initially only be available through headphones


Sales of the PlayStation 5 will start next month, so Sony is revealing more and more details about its next-generation console. This time, the developers talked in a blog about Tempest 3D AudioTech surround sound technology, which at the start of sales will be supported by headphones, and later by TV speakers.

Image: PlayStation Blog

Image: PlayStation Blog

To fully appreciate the PlayStation 5’s surround sound capabilities, the Pulse 3D headset was designed. It has an attractive design, two microphones with noise canceling support, and controls that are always available to the user. The Pulse 3D headset is compatible not only with the PlayStation 5, but also with the PlayStation 4. Users can also enjoy the capabilities of Tempest 3D AudioTech surround sound technology by connecting wired headphones via USB directly to the console itself or via the 3.5mm jack on the DualSense wireless controller … In the future, Sony intends to implement support for surround sound technology for TV speakers.

We are working on a technology for virtual surround sound through speakers built into TVs. Although virtual surround sound via TV speakers will not be available on PS5 launch day, we are pinning our hopes on this feature and our engineers are working hard to bring it to PS5 in the future.“, – said in a message from the developers.

Experience the full potential of Tempest 3D AudioTech through compatible headphones in many PS5 games, including Marvel’s Spider-Man: Miles Morales, Marvel’s Spider-Man Remastered, Astro’s Playroom, Gran Turismo 7, Returnal, Destruction AllStars, Demon’s Souls, and more.

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