Forza Horizon 5 is one of the most accessible games ever

Forza Horizon 5 is one of the most accessible games ever

The success of Forza Horizon 5 is there for all to see. The new Microsoft exclusive has yet to officially debut, but the registered numbers are already huge. Despite this, Playground Games continues its work on the game and in addition to the essential updates, which correct crashes and improve stability, the development team has decided to work on the accessibility of the game as well.

Il first step, according to what was written by Mike Brown, Creative Director of Forza Horizon 5 is the addition of sign language. This is an important step, which will allow many players to be able to enjoy the new racing game, without encountering a difficulty related to the sounds and the game environment, obviously including the cinematic cutscenes and which in the future will evolve to include a picture. -in-picture where words will be translated in real time. In the first instance it will be available only for the English and American languages ​​and will be added quickly, in one of the first updates after the launch, scheduled for tomorrow 9 November 2021.

Playground Games' commitment does not stop here though. Brown has in fact stated that the text-to-speech option will be added to voice chats, the speed change and the addition of colors more easily readable and interpretable by those suffering from color blindness. "We want everyone in the world to be able to play our game and with more than 400 million players with different disabilities it is vital to introduce gameplay that can work for them", the words of Brown accompanying the post published on Xbox Wire .

These are important updates, which will allow Microsoft to continue its battle to allow all players in the world to enjoy all video games equally. After the Accessibility Controller, therefore, an even more important step in this direction also comes from one of the most anticipated exclusives such as Forza Horizon 5. Small revolutions built brick by brick.

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