Technologies are changing almost every business and the gaming industry is no exception to it. You can now place bets on Internet Casino slots from your smartphone. This blog post will give you an insight into the advancements made in game design technology.
Here are 4 Technologies that are revolutionizing the gaming industry:
1. Augmented Reality
Augmented Reality (AR) enhances the objects in the real world by using computer-generated perceptual information. AR is bridging the gap between game developers and users. The technology has helped in developing engaging games and contributed to the growth of the overall gaming market. Augmented reality in-game development has brought new opportunities for developers and provided them with solutions for traditional problems.
AR has replaced all the traditional gaming systems and consoles, such as PlayStation, Xbox and Nintendo with new techniques and trends. Augmented reality games are written in special 3D programs which provide players with better gaming experience.
AR is one of those ground-breaking technologies that always brings something innovative and creative in the gaming market. Augmented Reality market will continue to grow in the coming years and it’s expected to reach almost $285 billion by 2023.
2. Virtual Reality
Virtual Reality (VR) is an artificial environment that is created with software and it is presented to the user in such a way that he accepts it a real environment. VR technology also boasts much attention and retention among players. With VR, you can easily get transmitted into the thrilling and adventurous world of games.
Improvement in the hardware and software of VR in recent years has changed the scenario of the gaming industry. Gamers can now play games and see things from a perspective that is not possible in the actual world. VR offers a more immersive and seamless gaming experience that is why more and more are preferring to play Virtual Reality games. The VR gaming market is expected to grow to $22.9 billion by 2020.
3. Motion control
A motion-controlled gaming system allows users to interact with the gaming system through body movements. Launched in 2006, the Wii brought motion control to the masses and it showed people it is possible to control video games without buttons.
The motion control system makes the video game more accessible to players. Sony’s PlayStation controller has a glowing ball at the top that is tracked by a video camera fitted inside the console. After detecting the ball, the camera can identify its coordinates in the area and use that information for input.
This is definitely one of the technologies that are transforming the gaming industry.
4. Voice control
Voice control has the potential to be the next big thing in the gaming industry. The technology is now being used in more complex games and it is also featuring in popular esports games such as Call of Duty and Overwatch.
When voice control becomes widely adopted by other esports games, it will certainly help its growth across the gaming industry. Adding speech recognition to games is a great challenge for developers right now. However, technological advances and Artificial intelligence will provide a solution to these problems in the coming years.
Well, there you have it, 4 technologies that are changing the gaming industry. Which technology did we leave out? Leave a comment below and let us know.
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