Microsoft tests transcription game chats in Halo Wars 2




Microsoft is testing a feature to spoken text into typed text to turn and reverse into the game Halo Wars 2 on Windows 10 and Xbox One. The function needs at a later stage also be available in other games.

By function, users who for example have a hearing problem or not sound like or can still put participate communicate in game chats as other players via voice. Conversely, users who can not read can participate in chats game types as other players. The function is in the accessibility options, reports Microsoft.

Users must choose one of two options. The Xbox One and Windows 10 PCs can narration display screen or speak typed text, but not both. It is unknown how the function deals with abuse. Some transcription services censor it. The test takes place in Halo Wars 2 and the function must in future also work in other games.


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