One of the best accessories you can buy to improve the sound of your Smart TV is a sound bar in good condition. This sound device will be in charge of improving the more than limited acoustic landscape of your television. And, if you have a connected console, it is best to bet on a model that integrates a Games mode.
And it is that, unless you have bought a Smart TV that integrates a sound bar in its structure, the acoustic section of current televisions leaves a lot to be desired. Be careful, the fault does not really lie with the manufacturers, but with the users. It is normal that we ask for more and more stylized models, where the thinness allows us to enjoy a unique design and that will be the center of all eyes.
The problem is that such a thin TV cannot house proper speakers inside simply because there is not enough space to integrate them into its design. For this reason, the best thing you can do is buy a sound bar. And if you play with the console or the computer, do not hesitate to bet on a model that incorporates some gamer mode.
How is a soundbar with Game Mode different?
On an aesthetic level you will not notice differences between a traditional sound bar and a model that incorporates a Game Mode. But on a technical level there are a series of elements to take into account. For example, any bar for gamers worth its salt must have some kind of technology that offers surround sound.
Any game today can be rplay in 5.1 to enjoy a greater sense of immersion, so having these technologies is vital to enjoy the best experience when playing your favorite video games. For this reason, all the models that you will find in this compilation have these technologies.
On the other hand, this kind of sound bars for gamers they tend to boost the bass to deliver a deeper sound, with results that won’t disappoint you at all. The best of all? That you will not have to do absolutely anything to activate the Game Mode of your soundbar.
Most models detect that you are playing automatically
More than anything because any of the sound bars that you will find in this compilation automatically detects the source that is reproducing the sound. So if you use a console, at the moment it will change the Game Mode so that you can enjoy the best sound. The same will happen if you have a computer connected to your soundbar or use streaming game services such as Google Stadia or NVIDIA GeForce Now.
In any case, you also have a remote control that will allow you to choose between the different modes available, so you will have no problem enjoying great sound while enjoying your favorite games. Finally, we are going to see the different options to consider.
We begin this compilation with the best soundbars with Game Mode, recommending you the jewel in the crown within the Korean manufacturer’s catalog. The Samsung HW-Q90R is a true marvel that boasts a 7.1.4-channel system for you to enjoy the best acoustic landscape, with Dolby Atmos and DTS: X technologies to offer the best surround sound.
Second, we want to recommend a soundbar that has been specifically designed for playing video games. We talk about the Panasonic SC-HTB01EG, a model that has Audio calibrated by Square Enix sound experts (company behind the development of the popular Final Fantasy saga, among other titles). Curiously, this model allows you to activate modes depending on the genre you want to play: RPG, FPS or Voice mode.
The jewel in the crown of the Sonos soundbar catalog could not be missing from this top. The ARC model boasts a system made up of eleven dedicated speakers, with elliptical woofers and inclined tweeters to offer deep and nuanced bass, ideal for enjoying the best sound.
In addition, it is supported by the best surround sound technologies, such as Dolby Atmos and DTS: X. Without a doubt, a model that will not disappoint you.
We already anticipate that Sony is one of the great references in the sound sector, so you will see several models of the Japanese firm in this compilation. In this case, we want to recommend your awesome Sony HT-ZF9, a model that distills quality from each of its pores to enjoy the best acoustic landscape.
Yamaha Music Cast Bar 400
Continuing with this compilation of the best options to consider if you are looking for a soundbar with Games Mode, we could not miss the opportunity to recommend the Yamaha Music Cast Bar 400. A model that boasts an exquisite design plus a subwoofer bar array for power that won’t disappoint.
We return to the Korean manufacturer to recommend their sound bar Samsung HW-Q60T. We are talking about the most decaffeinated model of the Q family, but it still has some features that make a difference, such as the possibility of linking with your Samsung QLED TV to take advantage of its speakers and get better sound.
If you have little space and do not want to miss the opportunity to enjoy the best sound, this model from the Japanese firm will enchant you. And, the Sony HT-X8500 boasts really restrained dimensions, but without losing an iota of functionality. Hide a subwoofer inside to deliver deep, clear bass.
And what about this LG model, a sound bar that stands out for having excellent acoustic quality. Say that the LG SN6Y It consists of a bar and a wireless subwoofer, but in addition, we can connect satellite speakers to get the most out of their DTS Virtual: X technology.
Yamaha YAS-109 BL
The latest model from the Japanese manufacturer that we want to recommend you is its acclaimed Yamaha YAS-109. A soundbar that boasts a value for money that is very difficult to beat, as well as some very interesting surprises, such as its built-in microphones to activate Amazon’s voice assistant.
We close this compilation of the best sound bars you can buy, with the Sony HT-MT300. A very compact model with a wireless subwoofer so you can enjoy an exquisite acoustic landscape for very little money. In addition, by having Games Mode, you will be able to get the most out of it while playing with your console.
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