How to set up a soundbar for your PS5


Setting up your PS5 console to work with a soundbar is just as worthwhile as doing the same for a TV. Even the cheap soundbars will be a sonic upgrade on the built-in speakers of most TVs, and this will give in-game effects and soundtracks the weight they deserve. Imagine more impactful gunfights with booming explosions, or more dramatic racing with truly roaring engines.

The PS5 supports the 5.1 and 7.1 surround sound formats as well, and the Series X even supports Dolby Atmos in certain games. It’s clear, then, that both consoles are best played with one of the best soundbars, especially one that can produce surround sound. Here’s how to set your console up to get home theater-quality sound on the PS5.

How to set up a soundbar on the PS5

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There are three ways to connect a PS5 to both your TV and a soundbar at the same time. The first requires both a TV and a soundbar with HDMI ARC (audio return channel) support:

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