What Is Proximity Chat?
Updated: Nov 10, 2022 9:15 am
Warzone 2 has officially announced that it’ll feature proximity chat. But what is Warzone 2 Proximity Chat? What does it mean?
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How will this change the way you play Call Of Duty Warzone 2? We detail everything that you need to know.
Warzone 2 Proximity Chat Explained
So you might know Proximity Chat from various other games. Recently it’s been used in a rather popular Among Us mod that allowed players to talk to each other and hear each other while within a certain distance of each other, but it’s not uncommon for other FPS (First-Person Shooter) games to use it. Titles such as Escape From Tarkov, Squad, and Hell Let Loose also use it, allowing you to greatly immerse yourself in the game.
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Warzone 2 will use it in an effort to make sure it doesn’t become utter chaos trying to decipher the words and ramblings of a three-digit crowd of people and will allow for greater communication through teams and enemies alike.
Why Is Proximity Chat Useful?
Proximity Chat is useful for immersion purposes, along with streamlining relative chaos. Imagine you were in a room with over one hundred different people, all talking at once.
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You wouldn’t understand a single thing that any of them were saying, but if you could only hear three of those people then you stand a greater chance of understanding what’s being said. This principle is transferable to a game such as Call Of Duty Warzone 2, with players able to communicate to each other exactly which position they should be taking, how they should be taking on an enemy, and what strategy to take at any given moment.
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