Sony expands accessibility options with PS5, including ability to disable haptics

PlayStation 5 will increase the number of accessibility options available to gamers with disabilities, Sony Interactive Entertainment has said.

The company’s current-gen PS4 console already has plenty of accessibility settings, including text-to-speech, the ability to invert colors, custom button assignments and more.

In a new blog post, Sony said the PS5 will also offer voice dictation to quickly enter text without using a virtual keyboard, as well as button assignments, closed captions, and options to hear text. on the screen or speak text messages. strong for the other members of the group.

These features will now support multiple languages ​​on PS5 globally, Sony added, and it also adds support for color correction which allows users to manually adjust colors.

Additionally, PS5 players will be able to reduce or disable the strength of haptic feedback and adaptive triggers on the DualSense wireless controller.

Sony expands accessibility options with PS5, including ability to disable haptics
PS5 players will be able to reduce controller functionality.

In addition to its work on accessibility features, SIE created [email protected] for its employees earlier this year, which is described as “an employee network focused on accessibility and inclusion for all people with disabilities. “.

The company said ABLE was designed to ensure accessibility and disability inclusion for its employees and the community. The employee network also focuses on emotional health awareness, supporting the fight against chronic disease.

The PS5 release date is November 12 in the United States, Japan, Canada, Mexico, Australia, New Zealand, and South Korea, with the rest of the world getting the console on November 19.

However, the PS5 accessory release date was recently moved forward to October 30 in the US and November 12 in the UK.

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