How to disable Proximity Chat in Warzone 2: Proximity chat explained

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Warzone 2 proximity chat is a new audio feature embedded into Warzone 2 that players either love or hate. Here’s everything you need to know about proximity chat as well as how to disable it.

Warzone 2 is filled with new mechanics and systems to help make the game feel like a sequel to its predecessor. Proximity chat is one of those new additions and is now causing some hilarious encounters to take place, even if it has caused a stir among the community and streamers regarding its addition.

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So, with that in mind, we’ve put together a handy guide detailing everything you need to know about proximity chat, as well as how you can enable or disable it depending on your preferences.

What is proximity chat in Warzone 2?

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Warzone 2 proximity chat can lead to some successful kills.

Essentially, proximity chat enables squads to hear nearby enemies. This means you’ll be able to communicate and even trash-talk those that enter your vicinity. The official Warzone 2 blog states the following:

“Got something to say? Comms are now open, so any in-game chatter can be picked up by any other squad. This can open up new ways to tackle engagements . . . or mess with enemies who are holed up inside buildings.”

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It’s certainly a controversial feature and one that often proves to be both useful and detrimental depending on how you use it.

Can you turn off proximity chat in Warzone 2?

Yes, you can turn off proximity chat in Warzone 2. If you want to disable proximity chat then simply follow these steps:

  1. Go to settings.
  2. Locate audio settings.
  3. Scroll down to Voice Chat and you should see Proximity Chat below it.
  4. Toggle the seeing off, or on depending on what you’re looking for.

That’s everything you need to know about proximity chat in Warzone 2 as well as how you can enable or disable it. While loading up a new Warzone 2 match, take a look at some of our handy Warzone guides:

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