You can try Dolby Atmos for Headphones on Cyberpunk 2077 for free this weekend

You can try Dolby Atmos for Headphones on Cyberpunk 2077 for free this weekend
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Got yourself a shiny new Xbox Series X, kitted it out with Cyberpunk 2077, and maybe even a new gaming headset, and want to see what it can really do – sonically as well as visually? You're in luck. 

This weekend you can try Dolby Atmos for Headphones for free. Head over to the Microsoft store, download the free Dolby Access app and you can you can trial it for free, a saving of $15.

Want "stunning detail, precision, and realism in your games, movies, and shows with sound that flows all around you – even overhead and behind you"? Of course you do – especially if you can sample it without having to pay.

And Cyberpunk 2077 is also available in Dolby Atmos – because every cyberpunk needs the latest tech to take on Night City. Available on PC, Xbox Series X/S and Xbox One, Dolby Access also allows you to personalise your audio with custom profiles and discover exclusive game trailers and content. 

Of course, Microsoft is quick to tell you that Dolby Atmos for Headphones and Xbox Game Pass are a match made in heaven too, allowing you to instantly experience the latest Dolby Atmos titles such as Ori and the Will of the Wisps and Rise of the Tomb Raider

Hearing threats before you see them will help enhance your gaming skills, and the games you can now experience in Dolby Atmos also include Call of Duty: Warzone, Gears 5, Borderlands 3, Tom Clancy’s The Division 2, Resident Evil 2, Metro Exodus, Forza Horizon 4 and more.  

But it's not all gaming; you can also get immersive audio for your favorite shows and movies with Dolby Atmos for Headphones thanks to Dolby Atmos content on Netflix, Disney Plus, Microsoft Movies & TV, Amazon Prime Video and more. And did we mention it's free this weekend? Head over to the Microsoft Store for more details.


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Becky has been a full-time staff writer at What Hi-Fi? since March 2019. Prior to gaining her MA in Journalism in 2018, she freelanced as an arts critic alongside a 20-year career as a professional dancer and aerialist – any love of dance is of course tethered to a love of music. Becky has previously contributed to Stuff, FourFourTwo, This is Cabaret and The Stage. When not writing, she dances, spins in the air, drinks coffee, watches football or surfs in Cornwall with her other half – a football writer whose talent knows no bounds.