Voice chat is an important feature in most multiplayer games and New World is no different. The game also features the voice chat feature that can be enabled from the communication settings, but the game features proximity chat. Meaning, you will only be able to hear players when they are closer to you. If a player is further away, the voice may not be audible or at a large distance, you may not be able to hear the player. Also, as your start the game the voice chat feature is not available. Keep reading and we will show you how to use voice chat in New World.
New World – How to Use Voice Chat
You should note that the voice chat in New World only becomes available after you have spent 3 hours in the game. Once you have spent the first 3 hours in the game, you can enable the voice chat by following the below steps.
- Press the Esc button to open the Menu
- Go to Settings, then to the Communications tab
- Ensure that the Voice Chat Mode to set to Enabled or Group Only.
The voice chat is enabled by default, so you may not need to go to the settings at all. You will have to only spend the 3 hours in the game.
Fix New World Voice Chat Now Working
If you have followed the above steps and the New World voice chat is not working, go back to the settings and ensure that the correct settings are set. Check the below things:
- Ensure that the right output device is selected (Speaker)
- Ensure that the volume is not set very low (Receive Volume)
- Ensure that the correct microphone is selected (Microphone)
- Ensure that the microphone volume is not set too low (Microphone Volume)
The default voice chat button in the game is ‘V’ and it’s push-to-talk. So, make sure that you are hitting the button and holding it when you want to communicate. You can also change the voice chat input mode at the communications settings.
Currently, there is no known bug with the voice chat. So if you are facing a problem look at the communication settings as well as the volume settings on your PC as the problem may lie there.
That’s all we have in this guide. We hope you know how to use voice chat in New World after following the above guide. Check out the game category for more informative guides and tips to play the game.