Destiny 2 followers will know that you get your personal digital assistant of source within the recreation world – Ghost, who kind of floats round and guides you. The new Alexa talent for Destiny 2 permits you to ask Ghost to do numerous issues for you, together with present steering about your in-game mission, calling backup, equipping completely different armour and weapon units and offering lore and fictional world background data.
That is clearly an instance of ‘manufacturers being manufacturers’ ™ and teaming up to make one another look cool, however the integration is definitely fairly neat, particularly as a result of it really works with a bodily, Wi-Fi linked Ghost speaker accent that Bungie and Activision additionally revealed. The speaker doesn’t have Alexa on board immediately, however can pair with Alexa units and supplies an much more life like simulation of really talking to the in-game companion character.
Alexa-based voice instructions for calling up data and doing issues like tools and stock administration with out having to open sub-menus and dig by means of complicated visible interfaces in games truly feels like an excellent cool feature that may very well be relevant to a spread of various titles and genres past Destiny 2.
The Alexa talent for Destiny 2 requires solely the sport, and an Alexa device like an Echo to work. But when you need to seize the Ghost speaker, it’s an $89.99 pre-order with a ship date of December 19, 2017.
I already use Alexa to management my dwelling theater, followers, my lights, my thermostat and much more, so why not additionally use it to up my gaming skills? Right here’s hoping this turns right into a pattern.