Sony will add accessibility tags to PlayStation Store listings

Interactive entertainment from Sony has announced This will add accessibility tags to playlists in PlayStation Store.

This new feature will be implemented starting this week and according to Hideaki Nishino, senior vice president of Platform Experience, “it will provide detailed information about the accessibility features supported in games.”

The manager added: “It’s you [etiquetas] They range from visual or audio accessibility options to Dual Sense controller options, difficulty options, or online communication features like chat transcripts.”

There will be around fifty accessibility labels in total, divided into six categories. Some examples are the following:

  • Visual accessibility featuresB. large text, color changes, acoustic notifications or acoustic direction indicators.
  • sound propertiesB. Volume control, mono audio, text reader or visual cues.
  • Subtitle Featuressuch as size, clarity or large text.
  • control propertieslike control remapping, stick sensitivity, the ability to play without holding down buttons, quick presses or gesture controls.
  • playable featureslike difficulty options, puzzle skip options, simplified QTEs or game speed.
  • Online Game Featuressuch as text and voice transcription or ping communication.

Accessibility tags appear on PlayStation 5 and are available for both PS5 and PS4 games.

Titles that will carry these tags from day one include Days Gone, Death Stranding Director’s Cut, Ghost of Tsushima Director’s Cut, God of War, God of War Ragnarök, Gran Turismo 7, Marvel’s Spider-Man Remastered, Marvel’s Spider -Man: Miles Morales, Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart or Returnal.

According to Nishino, “We are beginning to roll out this feature and are working with a variety of developers to bring it to their game hubs on PS5 over the coming weeks and months.”

This new initiative comes a few months after Sony unveiled Project Leonardo at CES in Las Vegas, a new customizable controller designed for users with disabilities.

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