Discord voice chat might come to PS5 “in the coming months”

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After years of being generally known as a preferred voice chat choice for PC avid gamers, Discord expanded to dwelling consoles final month by bringing Discord voice chat lobbies to Xbox consoles. Now, evidently the service may subsequent arrive on PlayStation 5, claimed an eXputer report printed Friday.

According to the report, the PlayStation 5 will obtain “full [Discord] integration” — which is anticipated to incorporate voice chat — “in the coming months.” The service will reportedly arrive alongside PS5 firmware model 7.00, with model 6.00 anticipated to launch in mid-September.

Last yr, PlayStation introduced a partnership with Discord, which makes the prospect of the service coming to PS5 seem to be an inevitability. However, it’s value noting that neither Discord nor PlayStation have formally introduced this function, nor has both firm commented on the report. However, if correct, it’s seemingly we might count on an official announcement within the subsequent few months.

Earlier this yr, Discord launched PlayStation Network integration — following up on the beforehand introduced partnership — but it surely was fairly gentle on options. Essentially, it permits you to hyperlink your PSN and Discord accounts to show what video games you’re taking part in in your PS4/5 in your Discord account.

This report comes roughly a month after Discord voice lobbies launched in beta on Xbox programs for Xbox Insiders. Setting up Discord voice chat on Xbox requires a little bit of a roundabout technique, as it’s worthwhile to make the most of each the Xbox and Discord cell apps; it’s not recognized if an analogous technique should be used on the rumored PS5 model.