Dennis Lawson, (who voiced Wedge Antilles in the game) was the original Wedge Antilles in the Star Wars
Factor 5 was given an early prototype of a Dolby Prologic II audio decoder from Dolby Labs and they discovered a way to get full positional audio going -"something not even Dolby expected to be possible" - (Julian Eggebrecht). Star Wars Rogue Leader: Rogue Squadron 2
is thus the first game ever to take full advantage Dolby's new Prologic II decoder enabling the game take advantage of future 5.1 surround sound receivers.
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