Today, Netflix introduced two new features, spatial audio across over 700 titles and increasing download devices from four to six for its premium subscribers.
What is the Complete News?
Now, Netflix premium subscribers who’re paying $19.99 per month for 4K HDR and other perks can enjoy support for spatial audio to a lot more shows and movies and downloading content to two additional devices without any extra pricing.
In July last year, Netflix introduced the first feature of having access to a limited number of the platform’s original titles. After today’s announcement of two new features, you can access to spatial audio across many more movies and shows, including The Watcher, Wednesday, Glass Onion: A Knives Out of Mystery, Luther: The Fallen Sun, Your Place or Mine, and Tour De France.
If you want to see the complete list of movies available with spatial audio, you can just type spatial audio in Netflix’s search bar.
What is Spatial Audio?
Spatial audio comes with dynamic head tracking, which brings theatre-like sound from the movie or video you’re watching. It is a feature that emulates immersive surround sound through built-in stereo speakers.
It is best optimised across a range of various devices, such as computers, laptops, tablets and smartphones, without the requirement of any special audio device. If you’re using a multichannel surround system, this feature won’t likely work for you.
But if you’re not using any professional audio device, the feature will provide a better performance for you.
Increased the Total Number of Download Devices
One of the world’s best streaming platforms, Netflix also increased the total number of download devices from four to six. The company made a statement that With users connected to multiple devices, they have learned that people prefer downloading the content to watching it offline.
That is the reason they came up with this feature. Don’t forget to check out this previous news article: Netflix Ended 2022 with More than 230 Million Global Subscribers.