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The ability to control your mic sensitivity and control others peoples volumes. A

A lot of times your mic volume isn’t ideal either it’s too low or too loud and an ability to control that badly needed so is the ability to control other people volumes, we all have friends who mics are either too loud or too low, sometimes in the same party so lowering and rising the headset volume isn’t realistic.

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      • Marvin commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        Instead of forcing players to sacrifice game chat or party chat, create two sliders one to control game chat specifically and one to control party chat instead of mixing them into one. Doing that forces players to either hear their friends super low in games where communication is ideal, or hear game volume super low where in game volume is crucial. Either way one will be too loud or too quiet. Also along with the change, instead of adjusting by increments on a slider, allow players to adjust by actually sliding it left to right for complete customization.

      • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        Please add this. It would be nice to have a volume slider on each person. As there are tons of individuals who are either too quiet or wayy too loud

      • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        Would love an option to switch to game chat easily while playing by putting it as a swappable button on the controller maybe? This feature would be great for games like Sea of Thieves where you need to talk to people you meet on top of your party.

      • Itz Tiga commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        For games that support a push to talk button, make it possible to be in a party and talk in game chat at the same time. For example, Rocket League and DayZ

      • Ryder Brune commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        Make it so instead of muting someone I can turn his/her voice volume from 100% to any other percent. So it can be quieter or louder.

      • Cole Barker commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        I'd love to have Splitcreen party chats so my wife and I can hear eachother while playing with headsets.

      • Samuel Butler commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        Just the ability to adjust your own microphone levels is all we need. I would consider it essential. PS4 does a great job of this in settings, allowing you to see your mic levels visually and hear yourself as well, along with a simple slider that allows you to get a perfect level.

        As of now the only way to do this on Xbox is by routing it through a computer or mixer.

      • Kraft commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        This is a great idea, to many times can I not hear someone while someone else pops my speakers, the ability would give a way to balance the party to hear everyone equally which is important for games with call outs and needing to relay and receive information quickly and clearly.

      • Gage Glass commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        I would love to be able to turn up or down people’s audio individually, like Discord does. Some people have louder mics and others have quiet ones.

      • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        If there was the ability to restrict things from people in parties, such as making certain people unable to invite others or restrict certain people from joining the party. If you don’t allow a player to join a party then they cannot be invited by anyone until the host allows them back. Another idea is to have party “moderators” that the host selects. They would be able to remove players and restrict them from joining.

      • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        I've been wanting this since the release of the Xbox 360. Almost all chatting software on PC has this feature. It should not be a hard thing to implement.

        I really want this added because I'm a quiet talker and my mic does not always pickup everything that I say. Sometime my entire reply will be missed, due to me talking at a low volume. I also agree that we should be able to increase/decrease the volume of other player's individually. I'm sure everyone probably played with someone that is just much louder/quieter that the rest of the party.

      • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        Friends set as favorites can join party and game without invite. Non favorites need invites

      • Danny commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        I would really like a volume bar under each name in my party to where I could turn up or turn down people's volumes in my party some ppl are louder than others and some vioces are just to quiet

      • Andy commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        I would like the ability to individually control peoples volume in party chat. I have some players who are really loud and others really quiet. Using a general volume isn't ideal so the ability to set volume for each individual is much better.
        This was we could set the general volume to match the quietest person and reduce the other individuals to match.

      • Adam commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        Tapping the Sync button does nothing, only holding. I feel like we should have the option to tap it to mute our mics, for us without the 3.5mm adapter we have to go into the party tab to mute.

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