Voice chat

Software concept

Has integrated voice chat functionality.


Alternate names: Voice over IP
Name variations: VoIP

The first video game about Voice chat was released on May 28, 2004.

Electronic Arts, Ubisoft and Valve has published most of these games

This is as opposed to needing third party software to accomplish voice chat in games, like Ventrilo or Xfire.

Has benefits over third party tools, such as being able to show visual indicators which player is talking.
* Text chat
* Speech synthesis - in case of text-to-speech for chat messages
* Voice control - controlling the game through voice (spoken commands). Voice chat may interfere with this.