It seems like Activision is engaged on a patent to incorporate AI-generated music in its multiplayer video games.
AI-generated artwork has most likely been throughout your timelines lately, clearly being the following huge pattern on this planet of tech, so it is no shock that that is extending to AI audio and music. And as noticed by Exputer, Activision has lately revealed a new patent that includes “programs and strategies for dynamically producing and modulating music primarily based on gaming occasions, participant profiles and/ or participant reactions.”
Let’s format what this implies roughly: say you are in a match of your favorite Activision developed, multiplayer title, like a Name of Obligation recreation for instance! You are all the way down to your final spherical, your well being is not doing so good, and also you’re surrounded. By the sounds of issues, this patent would permit the soundtrack to be customized tailor-made to those particular set of circumstances, producing a singular piece of music for the participant.
Music could then be adjusted based on the participant’s actions, and should even affect the “participant’s success or failure throughout gameplay and that use the correlation to enhance the participant’s efficiency in future gameplay.”
The patent additionally explains that “whereas many options of video video games have turn out to be extremely customizable, musical parts are typically standardized throughout all gamers,” occurring to say, “For instance, a participant can customise the aesthetic look of his or her avatar or customise workforce members in a multiplayer recreation however, conventionally, just isn’t capable of customise musical parts for various gaming occasions.”
Why Activision cannot simply pretty pay a composer to make numerous totally different sorts of music to go well with quite a lot of modes is not notably clear (it is most likely the having to pay a composer half), however hey ho, Activision does as Activision desires.
Customized-tailored music seems like a reasonably cool thought, although hopefully it is not on the expense of hiring actual musicians, as is the key concern relating to the present AI artwork pattern.