Games of Thrones gets an audio upgrade

Award-winning show becomes the first TV series available on Blu-ray with Dolby Atmos audio

HBO has confirmed that it will be re-releasing the first two seasons of the hit fantasy drama Game of Thrones in the UK as limited edition Blu-ray Steelbooks on October 26. In addition to all of the content included in the original boxsets, these new releases will also include upgraded Dolby Atmos soundtracks, making the show the first TV series to be released on Blu-ray with the next-gen sound format. The new Steelbooks also feature exclusive cover art designed by the company responsible for the show's iconic opening credits.

The Game of Thrones: Season One and Season Two limited edition Steelbooks will be available to purchase on Amazon from October 26, priced around £23 each. Limited edition Steelbook versions of Season Three and Season Four will follow 'hot on the heels of the first two seasons' according to the official announcement.