Originally Posted by CMDR Kosmos View Post (Source)
Hello XShinychickenX, you may have checked this already, but if not please have a look at Windows Volume Mixer when the game is running and make sure it's not muted (you can access this by right-clicking the speaker icon in the taskbar). Please also check the DTS Headphone:X setting in-game (Options > Audio), just to rule this out as the root cause of the issue.
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