Aesthetics

How Voice Chat can Bring Your Worlds to Life

It’s no secret that the most important aspect in a game’s shelf-life after launch is its multiplayer component. If you’re game has multiplayer, the tools with which your players interact are paramount to its success. So how do you engage your community with voice integration to increase player attraction and retention?

In this talk, we will discuss the impact that player communication can have on player acquisition and retention. We will also dive into numerous examples, good and bad, of how voice chat is being implemented across the industry.

We will explore the way in which different implementations of voice can impact your game’s lifespan and community health. Ranging from external apps to fully-integrated solutions within a game’s UX/UI, we will explain what setups work best for what design.

We will also detail some real-world examples that illustrate how voice comms have enriched the experience in popular titles such as: Elder Scrolls Online, Fortnite, and Rainbow Six Siege.

Speakers

Cody Bye, Brett Joseph