PS5 Doesn’t Record Your Own Voice Chats, Sony Confirms
The objective of the recording functionality is to give individuals the ability to record chats and submit them for a moderation review. The attribute is only accessible on PS5, however, the pop-up notification that is emerging now is alerting PS4 users that when they’re in a chat with a PS5 participant, those recordings can be sent to Sony for moderation review.
That is not the situation, however. The Ask PlayStation UK account said on Twitter,”we don’t record party discussions.”
“After this update, users are seeing a telling about Party Safety and voice talks in parties might be listed. Voice chat recording for moderation is a quality which will be accessible on PS5 the moment it launches, and will let users to capture their voice conversations around PS5 and submit them for moderation review. The pop up you are seeing on PS4 right now is to inform you that if you participate in a conversation with a PS5 user (post-launch), they can submit those records out of their PS5 console to SIE.”
Microsoft has the capacity to listen in on Xbox party graph conversations, but the company says it only does this to enhance its own voice recognition software.
The current 8.0.0 update for your PS4 introduced new functionality for voice talks in parties which will go when the PS5 launches, and pop-ups alerted gamers are these discussions”may be recorded.” Individuals naturally became worried about that, and specifically regarding conspiracy theories about how Sony could be listening in.
Voice chats could be listed by consumers that elect to do so, but Sony isn’t listening in.
This is Sony’s full announcement about the matter: