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Technology PlayStation: Discord is intended to make an important part of the ecosystem

11:05  04 may  2021
11:05  04 may  2021 Source:   t3n.de

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Discord , the group communication platform, will be integrated into Sony consoles. As announced by the Japanese manufacturer, starting next year PlayStation Network users will be able to interact and communicate with each other and with other users via Discord directly from the game console. Although the company was on the verge of being acquired by Microsoft recently for 10 billion dollars, it is finally going to stay as an independent company. Better cross-platform communication. One of the interesting aspects of this integration is the possibilities that it opens up to have direct access to

PlayStation gamers usually have to deal with a whole dance of cables between a computer and the console to use Discord . Ryan also said that Sony made a “minority investment” in Discord as part of its Series H funding, citing inspiration from both teams’ “shared passion to help bring friends and Though it said no to Microsoft’s offer to fold it into its gaming ecosystem , Discord has the upper hand once it launches a full-fledged PlayStation app. Xbox One and Xbox Series X/S players have access to a Discord app for their platform, but it’s limited to status changes and inviting friends to play along.

While a few weeks ago rumors made the round that Microsoft Discord wants to build, Sony has now done the first step: you announced that you have announced a partnership with the Gaming Messenger .

Der Chat-Client Discord. © Shutterstock The Chat Client Discord.

In a simple blog post on the Sony Interactive Entertainment page (you), the company announced a partnership that would probably change the experience of multiplayer games in the PlayStation ecosystem. She has received a minority stake and now wants to connect discord and the PlayStation Network closer together.

Discord is a client for chats, voice and video telephony and community building, which turns to players and players. Discord is particularly heavily used in PC gaming to communicate in online games. Also large players use the platform for their communities, for example as a feedback channel.

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As part of this deal, Sony is also making an investment in Discord . But the companies did not disclose the exact amount. “To bring these experiences to life for our players, Sony Interactive Entertainment has made a minority investment as part of Discord ’s Series H round,” writes Ryan. That makes the Sony deal important because Discord could solve a problem with cross-platform communication as more games enable people on PlayStation , Xbox, PC, and mobile to play with one another. GamesBeat.

PlayStation gamers usually have to deal with a whole dance of cables between a computer and the console to use Discord . Ryan also said that Sony made a “minority investment” in Discord as part of its Series H funding, citing inspiration from both teams’ “shared passion to help bring friends and The latest cash influx from Sony might help explain some of the motives behind Discord ’s since-rescinded move to ban access to NSFW channels from the iOS app. The overarching consensus was that the company was reeling in some of its “wild west” tendencies to curry favor from outside investors.

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However, the impact of this partnership should be noticeable only in early 2022 - you will not be able to use discord in advance to you directly on your PlayStation 4 or 5 with friends or other players to communicate. Therefore, the press release has not yet been shown as much more details, how exactly the integration of discord should look like.

"Freunden, groups and communities enable to meet, have fun and communicate while they play together," the goal of integrating discord to the PlayStation Network. On the Xbox One and Xbox Series, a link of the Discord account has been possible for a long time. With this you can show about your contacts what you just play, but also start voicechats or create groups. However, it can be assumed that integration on the PlayStation will be far-reaching. Probably Sony Interactive Entertainment would not have taken extra money in the hands.

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