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March update adds Dolby Digital 5.1 optical sound

At present, the ‘optical out’ port on the new console only supports two-channel stereo sound – an odd omission considering 5.1 optical sound has been a standard feature on Microsoft and Sony’s console’s (and most modern AV entertainment devices) since the original Xbox era. Microsoft director of product planning Albert Penello explained ahead of the […]