Techradar Ears-On: Dolby brings surround sound to online gaming

TechRadar was privy to a demo today of the new audio tech and it's impressive. Using Unreal Tournament for demonstration, the voice of each gamer online follows their digital counterpart effortlessly.

Using an Axom-enabled headset, if your character goes behind a wall your voice will sound slightly muffled, likewise if you go to the far end of the screen your voice will sound further away.

Each voice is also made much clearer using Axon technology, as well as moving around your ears in conjunction with the characters' movements, so even if you run around like a headless chicken with you eyes shut you should still be able to follow your mates' voices.

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