A brand new Destiny 2 replace goes reside immediately and it permits cross-play voice chat, a bit of over every week after cross-platform play was added to the sport.
Bungie posted the patch notes for immediately’s 18.104.22.168 Hotfix coming to Destiny 2 and in them, the corporate lists cross-play voice chat as now enabled in-game, as reported by GameSpot. This voice chat function comes simply after the launch of Season 15, which known as the Season of the Lost, on August 24.
At the underside of the patch notes, within the “General” part, you may discover “Cross Play voice chat enabled” as a bullet level. However, Bungie lists some communication privateness points that are not working as meant for Xbox gamers. Here’s what these points are:
Xbox gamers will nonetheless hear voice and obtain invitations from anybody even when privateness settings are set to “associates” or “in-game associates.”
- Xbox gamers will nonetheless hear voice from non-Xbox gamers even when “You can talk exterior of Xbox with voice and textual content” is ready to “blocked.”
Xbox gamers will nonetheless have the ability to hear different Xbox gamers in Fireteam Chat or Team Chat, even when that participant is on their mute checklist.
Bungie introduced that cross-play was formally coming with the launch of Season 15 in Destiny 2 final month. However, 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 growth” as the rationale for why cross-play voice chat would not be enabled when cross-play launched.
Now, a bit of over every week later, the function is reside and cross-platform Guardians can brag to one another in regards to the unique they popped.
For extra about Destiny 2, examine how (*2*) months forward of time, just some weeks earlier than saying that a cross-play beta was on the way. Then, watch IGN’s interview with Bungie about how the corporate plans to deal with Destiny 2 PVP, Inventory, and extra.
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