Sony Introduces Much-Needed Accessibility Features to the PlayStation In an Attempt to Keep Up With Xbox

Published 12/15/2021, 10:51 AM EST


The gaming industry is doing extremely well right now, with a lot of tech giants investing in this industry. Gaming companies want to make more games available to a wider range of people. To make this possible, it’s important to work to make video games more accessible and ensure all-inclusivity. With this in mind, Sony has launched a brand new website that features various accessibility options for PlayStation users.

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Moreover, this progressive move also puts them in the same room as Xbox, who are also all for inclusivity.

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On the 15th of December 2021, Sony released this new website. It features a lot of accessibility options for PS4, PS5, and all the PS exclusive titles. It’s a moment of joy for all the gamers around the world, and if things keep on this way with things becoming more accessible, the gaming community will surely expand.

Through these accessibility features, the company is trying to enhance the overall gaming experience. Also, this will help a lot more people to enjoy some amazing PlayStation titles like The Last Of Us, Returnal, God Of War, and many more.

Accessibility, PlayStation, Xbox and the future of gaming

It’s the first time that Sony has focused on the accessibility side of PlayStation. And with this recent move, it’s certain that Sony will keep improving things on this front.

Just a few years back, Microsoft introduced the Xbox Adaptive Controllers, which were compatible with PC and Xbox One. And these adaptive controllers were specially designed to facilitate accessibility.

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Microsoft was the first-ever company that focused on inclusivity, and now finally, PlayStation has also entered this segment.

Gaming is something that should be enjoyed by everyone, with no exceptions. It’s a great thing that things have been improving lately. And in the coming few years, the gaming industry is expected to evolve in such a way that every person will be able to enjoy gaming, irrespective of any physical or mental barriers.

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Are you happy with how far gaming has come? Are you satisfied with the pace the gaming world is evolving? Comment down and share your views.

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Swetabh Shekhar

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Swetabh Shekhar is an eSports author at EssentiallySports and holds a Master's degree in Mass Communication. He has been playing video games since his childhood days and has witnessed the evolution of the gaming industry. GTA, Assassins Creed, Call of Duty, and The Walking Dead are some of his all-time favorites.

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