According to Activision the next step in evolving the Call of Duty franchise is bringing in Kinect-enabled voice commands.
The firm’s CEO Eric Hirshberg confirmed the news to VentureBeat that the new Call of Duty: Ghosts title will indeed feature support for Kinect voice commands. I would assume they include giving short commands to your dog companion.
He also added that the new Kinect 2.0 sensor is going to give players a level of “responsiveness and detail” which was simply not possible before. Now I really hope it’s not just telling your dog to fetch a box of ammo.
“We’ve always made sure that we don’t just use new technology for novelty’s sake,” Hirshberg said. “We always make sure that it makes the gameplay better. In this case, we think it will.”
Hirshberg promised that more information regarding the feature will be revealed later, possibly at E3.
Interestingly enough, he also said that the PS3 and Xbox 360 versions of the game will include many of the gameplay ideas, including dynamic maps and character customizations. So there are indeed some features that will be missing from current-gen? Hirshberg didn’t say.[Source VentureBeat]