A brand new Future 2 replace goes dwell right this moment and it permits cross-play voice chat, a little bit over every week after cross-platform play was added to the sport.
Bungie posted the patch notes for right this moment’s 220.127.116.11 Hotfix coming to Future 2 and in them, the corporate lists cross-play voice chat as now enabled in-game, as reported by GameSpot. This voice chat characteristic comes simply after the launch of Season 15, which is known as the Season of the Misplaced, on August 24.
On the backside of the patch notes, within the “Basic” part, you will discover “Cross Play voice chat enabled” as a bullet level. Nonetheless, Bungie lists some communication privateness points that are not working as supposed for Xbox gamers. Here is what these points are:
Xbox gamers will nonetheless hear voice and obtain invitations from anybody even when privateness settings are set to “buddies” or “in-game buddies.”
- Xbox gamers will nonetheless hear voice from non-Xbox gamers even when “You’ll be able to talk exterior of Xbox with voice and textual content” is about to “blocked.”
Xbox gamers will nonetheless be capable to hear different Xbox gamers in Fireteam Chat or Staff Chat, even when that participant is on their mute listing.
Bungie introduced that cross-play was formally coming with the launch of Season 15 in Future 2 final month. Nonetheless, the corporate introduced that “when cross play releases, voice chat between platforms is not going to be enabled.” Bungie cited some “late-breaking points with improvement” as the explanation for why cross-play voice chat would not be enabled when cross-play launched.
Now, a little bit over every week later, the characteristic is dwell and cross-platform Guardians can brag to one another concerning the unique they popped.
For extra about Future 2, examine how Bungie unintentionally enabled Future 2 cross-play months forward of time, just some weeks earlier than asserting that a cross-play beta was on the best way. Then, watch IGN’s interview with Bungie about how the corporate plans to handle Future 2 PVP, Stock, and extra.
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