Some Overwatch 2 players are reporting receiving a login message mentioning that their “voice chat may be being recorded in order to investigate and review reports of disruptive behavior.”
For those wondering what it is and why they’re getting it, here’s a breakdown of everything you need to know about the Overwatch 2 Voice Chat May Be Recorded for Investigation message.
Ultimately, it is no coincidence that players are receiving this message as this is a deliberate announcement from Blizzard.
As revealed weeks before the launch of Overwatch 2, part of Blizzard’s new anti-toxicity initiative, Defense Matrix, includes the introduction of an audio transcription feature that will allow developers to collect a temporary voice chat recording of a reported player and automatically to transcribe by speech. to-text programs. Once the audio recording has been transcribed into text, it is quickly analyzed for disruptive behavior and is scheduled to be deleted after 30 days at the latest.
According to Blizzard, the system relies on players reporting disruptive behavior as soon as they encounter it in-game because it doesn’t store voice chat data long-term.
However, the reason this message is only just beginning to appear for players is that Blizzard has just begun to implement the in-game audio transcription feature with a limited rollout to PC players in “select countries” – as mentioned mid-Season 1 . Cycle Patch Notes.
As such, the message is pretty much just a general disclaimer warning.
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