Xbox One Voice Commands Are Region Locked Confirms Albert Penello

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Microsoft’s Albert Penello has confirmed via NeoGaf that Xbox One voice commands are region locked. This is important news for gamers who are planning to import Xbox One.

Xbox OneIf someone is planning to import an Xbox One from North America and is not very fluent in English, he/she will definitely going to miss out on the much talked about Xbox One voice command feature.

NeoGaf user Colbert asked Penello: “One simple question: Do you know if it is possible to chose english language for UI and voice commands even if the XBox One configured to use german marketplace?”

To this Penello replied: “Voice is locked to the region. So no, unfortunately.”

Microsoft arrives on November 22 in 13 countries. It comes with Kinect and carries a price tag of US Dollar 499.