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Holiday Season never sounded so good.

Discussion in 'Updates' started by FoG BOT, Dec 8, 2016.

  1. FoG BOT

    FoG BOT BOT Member

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    Today we’re introducing a new audio feature designed to substantially improve positional audio in CS:GO. The game now uses HRTF (head-related transfer function) algorithms to enhance 360-degree vertical and horizontal sound positioning while using headphones.

    The default Speaker Configuration in your Audio Settings has been set to “Headphones with HRTF,” but if you’d like to turn HRTF off you can simply select any other speaker configuration.

    In other news, we’ve made an adjustment to Steam Group lobbies, now labeled “Public Lobbies.” In addition to your Steam Group Lobbies, the tab will show nearby public joinable lobbies. If you’d like to broadcast your lobby to nearby players, you can adjust permissions in your Play With Friends lobby.

    Ready to try out the new audio settings? Give them the ultimate test on Nuke, where we’ve just shipped a wide range of optimizations and gameplay adjustments.

    Happy Holidays!

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  2. Venom

    Venom Jozzeh's Kouhai Retired Staff Server Helper Member

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    New sounds are weird at first. But after some time, getting used to it. I think it's a great improvement.
     
  3. Baiyan

    Baiyan im so high Member

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    It's pretty obvious the sound quality is lowered/muffled, a lot, but directional sound is so much more important. Hopefully they'll try to deal with the quality issue over time if it's possible, but this update is definitely a step in the right direction.
     
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    Not as good addition as paid sprays tbh