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(Pocket-lint) - If you have an Xbox One X or Xbox One S and consider yourself a videophile, like us, then you'll have been wanting this feature for some time; Xbox has added Dolby Vision support to both consoles.

Those signed up to the Xbox One Alpha Skip Ahead and Alpha rings now have the ability to view Netflix shows and films in Dolby Vision. The feature should roll out to all Xbox One consoles after the smaller testing period is over.

Both consoles already support HDR10 for streaming and 4K Blu-ray playback, but those with TVs capable of supporting Dolby Vision have had their enjoyment slightly curbed through the lack of compatibility up to now.

Dolby Vision support provides a similar wider colour gamut and greater contrast experience as HDR10 but while standard HDR chooses one image profile for the entire movie or show, Dolby Vision adds an additional layer that changes the profile on a scene-by-scene basis, providing more accurate response depending on the amount of light and shade in the scene.

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At present there is only mention of the feature coming to Netflix playback. Those with a Premium (Ultra HD) account and TV that supports Dolby Vision will benefit from the upgrade.

There is no word yet on whether Xbox will extend support to 4K Blu-rays, as many support Dolby Vision too.

Writing by Rik Henderson. Originally published on 12 July 2018.