The lights are on
Dragon shouts are about to get more shouty, thanks to a free update to the Xbox 360 version of the Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim. The download, set to release this month, will add Kinect support with more than 200 voice commands.
The video below breaks down just some of the new functionality, which goes far beyond merely aping your character's special dragon shouts. Players can use their voice to access quick saves, direct their allies in combat, sort through their inventories, and much more. Bethesda hinted that Kinect support was a possibility a few months back.
All right, Bethesda. You can scratch this one off our wish list. Now get to work addressing the rest of our DLC whims already!
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This Will Be Great, Should Of Done It From The Start Though.
I'd love to do this, but I don't have a Kinect. I have a headset that came with my Xbox. Why, oh why, must life be so cruel?
This is great as long as you don't actually have to use the Kinect sensor for any moving or battles. It's just not that up to par yet.
Pretty cool concept, too bad I'm done with the game.
Nice idea...not going to make me spend $140 on a Kinect though.
They should make all actions in the game available through voice command. You want to cast magic you have to say "magic" for as long as you want the magic to be cast. Walk forward, sneak, swing sword, steal, jump, sprint, are all commands
It is completely amazing that you can tack the functionality on like that later.
awesome now i can start yelling and gave an excuse...a very awesome excuse
So pumped for this.
Actually shouting the Dragon Shouts will be awesome, I can't wait to do that.
To be honest though, I think the quick-commands for allies and the quick-switch for weapons will be the most helpful in the long run. Assuming the audio detection on them is very good. If I had to listen to "I am sworrrnnnn to carry your burdens" one more time...
Too bad I have a ps3, about the only useful thing for kinect in a long time. I would fus ro day that b**** up lol.
Crap!! I only have it for the PS3.
Now I will have a good reason to shout at my tv (shouting at Garrus doesn't count XD )
Wonderful! Now we can take the Kinect back out of the box and maybe, just maybe, not consider it a total waste of money.