So this is something that has popped up on this sub a lot I know. But I think it's a good idea to bring it up before the PS5 and Xbox Series X/S launch.
With games like Call of Duty, Fortnite, Rocket League and many more starting to support cross-platform play, making it possible to play with your friends regardless of what console you or they have, a reliable form of communication between players on different platforms is really starting to amp up.
Historically software companies have been able to strike deals with the console-manufacturers to be able to distribute their products, integrated with the platform. The best example of this is obviously Spotify.
Having both a deal with Microsoft and Sony at the same time in order to make music-streaming possible through your console while playing games at the same time. This is a huge deal, not only for PlayStation and Xbox to be able to give users this feature but also for Spotify, being able to own the market for music-streaming on consoles.
This is what I believe is the best future for Discord as well. Being able to voice-chat with friends on different platforms while playing a game together without having to rely on the janky built-in voice chat of the games (looking at you Fortnite...).
This as well as the fact that this could be a huge increase of users to Discord as every console owner would get a Discord logo infront of them and possibly create an account and then go on to using it on their computers for more things than just gaming.
I think it's the best way forward for everyone, and could bring both Discord, Xbox and PlayStation some well deserved praise for giving users what they want.
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