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Game of Thrones: The Complete First Season (Limited Edition Steelbook w/ Dolby Atmos) Blu-ray Review

game-of-thrones-s1-steelbookU.S. Release (Region ABC)

Game of Thrones becomes the first television series with a Dolby Atmos sound mix with the release of this Limited Edition Steelbook reissue series from HBO. HBO has reissued season 1 of the series alongside season 2, with presumably more to come, in beautiful new Steelbook packaging – I found the only deficit to be the discs are very difficult to remove. Season 1 comes with a collectible Sigil magnet of the House of Winterfell. Also included for the first time with Season 1 is Digital HD UltraViolet.

Not much changes on this release other that the Atmos mix replaces the DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 mix of the original release. This will be an upgrade even for those without Atmos-compatible systems as the Atmos mix will playback in a wonderful-sounding TrueHD 7.1, as it does on my still  non-Atmos 9.1 setup. I can attest that, even without the added overhead speakers, this mix is a beautiful sounding upgrade over the original mix, which was no slouch. The foreign language dubs are also now all in Dolby Digital rather than DTS and some subtitles have been removed from what is still a very long list.

See our original review of Game of Thrones: The Complete First Season for a complete review of the content, a listing of bonus features, and screen captures.

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