Valorant will start listening to your voice chat in July

Riot Games will begin background assessments of recorded in-game voice communications in English on July 13 in North short statement (opens in new tab) Riot said the ultimate purpose of the recording was to “gather clear evidence to verify any violation of the conduct policy.”

For now, however, the recordings will be used to develop an evaluation system that may eventually be implemented. That means using those recordings to train some kind of language model to “put the technology in a good enough place for a beta launch later this year,” Riot said.