Artificial intelligence (AI) and gaming have been linked with each other since their respective births. Virtually every video game features AI in one form or another. That is not set to change any time soon.
To get a better idea of what lies ahead, it is helpful to look back at AI gaming’s history. The Verge’s Nick Statt writes that since video games emerged, “game developers have been programming software both to pretend like it’s a human” and to ease the process of creating virtual worlds.