* Configuring Text to Speech Game Transcription

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By RareCSM
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Sea of Thieves supports the ‘Text to Speech’ Game Transcription Ease of Access platform feature. This feature allows your Text Chat and Phrases sent to other players in your Crew or players encountered at Sea to be read aloud rather than shown as Text. (Note this platform functionality is only currently available in United States configured systems)

On Xbox One

  • Press the Xbox Button to open the guide
  • Navigate to Settings - Ease of Access - Game Transcription
  • Set Text to Speech to On
  • Set Text to Speech Voice to select your preferred Voice

On Windows 10

  • Open the Xbox app
  • Navigate to Settings - General - Game Chat Transcription
  • Set Text to Speech to On
  • Set Text to Speech Voice to select your preferred Voice

This platform functionality is only currently available in United States configured systems. If you are unable to locate the ‘Game Transcription’ menu, please follow the below steps;

On Xbox One

  • Press the Xbox Button to open the guide
  • Navigate to Settings - System - Language & Location
  • Set Language Region to English (United States)
  • Set Location to United States

On Windows 10 (Please note an issue identified on RS5 is preventing some of these settings from being selectable)

  • Click Start - Settings - Time & Language - Region
  • Set Country or Region to United States
  • Click Start - Settings - Time & Language - Region - Additional date, time & regional settings - Change date, time or number formats
  • Navigate to Location Tab, Set Home Location to United States
  • Click Start - Settings - Time & Language - Language
  • Set Windows display language to English (United States)

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