Xbox One will only understand your voice in five regions at launch, but at least all your online buddies will hear it crystal clearly. Xbox Live's Larry "Major Nelson" Hryb posted two audio samples comparing the quality of Xbox 360 voice chat with Xbox One, and the difference is… not night and day, maybe tin-can phone and Skype?
Speaking of Skype, Xbox One's voice chat uses the Microsoft-owned VOIP service's codec--put that together with a new chat headset plugged into a more expansive expansion port, and you get some nice results.
Take a listen for yourself below, with Xbox 360 quality on top and Xbox One quality below:
Maybe this means all those kids who are clearly too young to be voice chatting on Xbox Live will get self conscious and shut up? Probably not, but at least there are yellow cards for them.
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