EA Patents “Dynamic Difficulty Adjustment” Technology
Provided By - Video Elephant on April 07, 2021
Electronic Arts has developed a new technology that adjusts how difficult a game is as it is being played.
According to EA’s patent application, the technology does this with the aim of keeping people playing for longer.
One of the challenges of game development is to design a game with a difficulty level that is most likely to keep a user engaged for a longer period of time, EA Patent Application.
The new technology monitors the player’s performance and uses this data to adjust the game’s difficulty.
Games such as ‘Resident Evil 4’ and ‘Left 4 Dead’ have used similar systems in the past.
EA also recently patented technology that allows players to stream and play games before they’ve been downloaded