Why isnt Voice chat in More ds games

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May 30, 2009
  1. MosDef_N64
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    I mean it is in pokemon and some others and the ds has a mic. it would be easier than text based all the time.
     
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    I actually think text-based is easier than voice chat.
     
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    The main reason is why the microphone is horrible on the DS and the headset is overpriced in my opinion.
     
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    Id like some voice chat wifi games, but they really need to come up with some better quality headsets first.

    I was never able to figure out if my particular DS had a crappy mic system or if that was just the quality of all DS mics. Maybe it's all em.
     
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    Have you even heard the quality when voice chatting online? It's horrendous, and all that bandwidth it leeches could be going to something more useful.
     
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    Pokemon's voice chat was pretty good, and the DSi's got a way better mic than the DSL.
     
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    The DSi's mic is quite a bit better then the DS Lite and DS Fat's mics.

    I do not understand why games would just have Voice Chat, or just have text chat. It would make more sense for them to have both.
     
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    they should actually release a game thats only purpose is VC
     
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    EDIT: sorry, double post
     
  10. Jackreyes

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    A VC game would be too 'risky' for Nintendo, let-alone boring (not for Nintendo, just in general).
    Nintendo wouldn't want a game in which the sole purpose is interaction with others. Seeing as a lot of young children have DS's, they could come into contact with any 'weirdo' (someone on these forums). Which doesn't suit their family-friendly image.

    They could of course make it friend code only.. but then... it'd be as useless as pictochat (almost).

    Personally, I wouldn't really want a voice-chat game for DS... Just use Skype, or a phone...
     

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