Samsung provides HDR10 + GAMING support for a precise and hassle-free HDR gaming experience with low latency, VRR (Variable Refresh Rate) and over 120Hz.
Game developers and hardware manufacturers are excited to support new gaming opportunities.
LONDON, UK – December 23, 2021 – Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. announced today that select 2022 4K and 8K gaming TVs and monitors will support the new HDR10 + GAMING standard, providing gamers with an immersive and ultra-responsive HDR gaming experience. The new cutting-edge HDR gameplay will be unveiled at CES 2022 with a roster of 4K and 8K game titles, all powered by NVIDIA GPUs.
“We are extremely proud to announce that the new HDR10 + GAMING standard will be adopted by Samsung’s 2022 Neo QLED line with Q70 TV series and above and gaming monitors, allowing users to enjoy a revolutionary experience through cutting-edge and richer visuals. , realistic images, ”said Seokwoo Yong, Executive Vice President and R&D Team Leader, Visual Display Business at Samsung Electronics. “Samsung will continue to invest in user viewing experiences as technology continues to advance and provide new and enhanced features and capabilities. “
Advanced HDR technology maintains artistic intent of game developers
This new standard, developed by HDR10 + Technologies, LLC, gives game developers the tools they need to provide gamers with a compelling and consistent HDR gaming experience without the need for manual calibration on a variety of display technologies. for various input sources including consoles, PCs and more.
Samsung’s 2022 line of TVs and gaming monitors will support the HDR10 + GAMING standard by enabling automated HDR calibration that delivers stunning picture quality to meet the demand of game developers. This translates into one of the most responsive and precise gaming experiences available today.
By removing the need for manual settings when loading games, which was previously only possible with film and TV content, the game engine automatically optimizes video game content in real time. This feature ensures detail in dark shadows and preserves the brightest highlights so gamers can see and react to everything on the screen. It also configures the display to “real reference mode”, providing better color, also without gamers needing to spend more time with in-game settings.
Several game companies, including Saber Interactive, are expected to present their HDR10 + GAMING titles at the next CES 2022.
“We are very excited to help usher in a new era of video game image quality. By adopting HDR10 + GAMING, gamers of all ages will enjoy cutting edge visuals for the best overall gaming experience, ”said Todd Hollenshead, Publishing Manager at Saber Interactive. “HDR10 + GAMING is truly raising the bar, and we’re proud to be at the forefront of its commercialization with games like Redout 2, the fastest 8K anti-gravity racing game ever, and with Pinball FX, the king of digital pinball, brought to life in a whole new way.
Game Mechanic Studios also presents its HDR10 + GAMING title “Happy Trails and the Kidnapped Princess”, which will be available in 2022.
HDR10 + continues to grow with industry support and adoption for premium HDR experiences
HDR10 + delivers superior picture quality by optimizing brightness and contrast scene-by-scene or frame-by-frame, with more precise color expression.
Launched four years ago, HDR10 + has built solid support across the industry, with 128 partners and over 4,000 supported devices, including over 28 TVs, projectors, smartphones and tablets. manufacturers. HDR10 + metadata also offers flexible reference tone and mapping curve definition for content creators, allowing them to deliver more impactful images exactly as they wanted them to be seen.
Additionally, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 30 Series, RTX 20 Series, and GTX 16 Series GPUs will support HDR10 + GAMING with drivers slated for release in 2022.
“NVIDIA GeForce gamers can enjoy a brighter, more vivid, and more consistent HDR gaming experience on their monitors or televisions with support for the new HDR10 + GAMING standard,” said Vijay Sharma, chief operating officer products at NVIDIA.
For more information on Samsung 2022’s product portfolio and upcoming features, please visit www.samsung.com.