use of sound Taking action in technology is becoming increasingly common, and this is due to the actions taken by companies like Amazon and Google. OK, the first one just announced a new option for your assistant AlexaWhich could be exactly what sports lovers are hoping for.
during the fair gamescom Held in Germany, the famous online store has announced the arrival of a new service in which its voice assistant plays an essential role: alexa game control, And yes, that’s exactly what you read, because the idea that Amazon has is to be able to use voice commands in games to perform various actions. And it could mean a turning point in the gaming world.
What is Alexa Game Control about?
From what I learned from Amazon itself, the idea is that I game code Voice commands are integrated that can be used at different times of the game. And, of course, it will use the technology included in the Alexa voice assistant. It’s interesting to point out that the use of Echo speakers will not be necessary, as everything will be in whatever title is being used. ie, with headphones microphoneEverything is set.
And what can be done with voice? Obviously, don’t shoot or go from side to side, as this requires maximum accuracy and speed from you, but it will be possible to perform other actions. an example would be command the soldiersSolve the puzzle in the form of a riddle, open computer You have it without pressing any key on the keyboard or controller. Therefore, the function of Alexa Game Control is well thought out, which in fact, once developers bet on its use, can have huge applications.
There is already a game that will include this feature
At the same time that Amazon’s new idea was announced, one of the games that would include the possibility of using Alexa’s voice technology while enjoying the game has also been revealed. This will happen dead island 2A title that is expected to arrive in early 2023. Therefore, the time is not far away to see the operation of game controls, which is certainly a turning point in the gaming world.
The development of this novelty is already active and advanced, there are even internal tests in which usability and reliability Alexa provides game controls (this is especially important if the response to commands is as quick as possible). But the truth is that the idea sounds great and it would be common for many companies to use this possibility in some of their titles to develop games to improve their experience (both for the sake of simplicity and because it’s different).