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PS4 Sound Output Question


Hello everyone. I recently bought a Sony HT-X8500 Soundbar. I connected my PS4 (not PS4 Pro) to it but I am not sure what sound Output shall I need to select to fully make use of the soundbar. PS4 has three output settings.

Linear PCM

Bitstream (Dolby)

Bitstream (DTS)

My soundbar is a 2.1 channel but can create a virtual 7.1 effect according to Sony. I want to have the best possible audio from the blu ray movies I watch or from the Netflix app in playstation and youtube.

I am not too concerned about gaming sound. Please let me know what Output shall I select? For now the sound from Netflix and blu ray lacks the power. It is loud but not immersive but on the other hand the sound from some YouTube videos sound so rich and immersive so I am confused. Please advise. Thanks.