LG has started rolling out an update that brings the support for Dolby Vision HDR at 4K 120Hz for gaming on compatible platforms to a couple of premium TV series. The South Korean company claims it is the first TV manufacturer to try to do so. While
LG has confirmed that the update is being unrolled on C1 and G1 2021 OLED TVs, a report says that last year’s CX and BX models also will be updated to support Dolby Vision HDR at 4K 120Hz gaming. except for this, the update also brings user-friendly controls. As per a press note from LG, the update with firmware version 03.15.27 is now rolling bent LG’s C1 and G1 series OLED TVs making them the primary TVs globally that are capable of supporting Dolby Vision HDR at 4K 120Hz on compatible platforms.
Except for these lineups, the South Korean company says other premium models like OLED Z1 series, QNED Mini LED QNED99 series, and NanoCell NANO99 series TVs also will receive the update in July. Without specifically naming other TV series, LG also announced that additional 2021 and 2020 TV models also are being tested for Dolby Vision gaming in either 60Hz or 120Hz.
A report by Forbes says that LG also will be rolling out the Freesync/ Dolby Vision support update for last year’s CX and GX series of TVs also. Additionally, the report mentions that while the ultimate version of the software are going to be released online and via OTA updates as normal, those C1 and G1 2021 OLED TVs owners who wish to urge their hands early can request the beta version directly from the local LG service centers.
There are currently no games with Dolby Vision support, and Xbox Series X, Series S consoles are the primary next-gen consoles to return with support for up to 8K games with a 120fps super-high frame rate. As per reports, PlayStation 5 and Nintendo Switch also are expected to urge an equivalent since neither Dolby Vision nor Dolby Atmos is exclusive to Xbox.
Once games with Dolby Vision support are available, gamers can enjoy brighter highlights, sharper contrast, and more vibrant colors while playing. Dolby Vision games are said to automatically map to a gamer’s Dolby Vision display to breed the complete picture. Apart from the support for Dolby Vision HDR at 4K 120Hz gaming, the update from LG also brings Game Optimizer to the sport Dashboard. it’s a floating onscreen menu almost like the head-up display (HUD) found in many games.
It allows gamers to quickly see the TV’s settings and switch between different genres – Standard, FPS, RPG, or RTS – without pausing the continued game. “The dashboard also shows the status of other modes like black stabilizer, low latency, and variable refresh rate (VRR) is activated,” the corporate said.