Speech recognition is processor intensive, but a well-engineered, highly tuned GPU-powered system can decrease costs and allow gaming companies to train the system to cope with customers' specific languages.
SpeakEasy AI CEO Frank Schneider explains how AI and active listening improve ASR accuracy in this clip from SpeechTEK 2018.
Familiarity with voice recognition software has increased exponentially with our use of smartphones (thank you Siri!), voice controls in our cars, and smart home devices like Google Home or the Amazon Echo. So why would I want my gaming experience to be any different?