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Detroit: Become Human Accessibility Report

We've documented 9 accessibility features for Detroit: Become Human in the Difficulty, Getting Started, Reading and Controls areas to aid enjoyment of the game for different players. This report is created with input from accessibility experts and the player community to help people find games that have the accessibility features they require. Once you have found potential games on the database, there are excellent specialist accessibility sites that offer in-depth reviews to guide your purchasing decisions.

This is a branching narrative game from Quantic Dream, the studio behind Heavy Rain and Beyond: Two Souls. This is the third game in the series and offers a more refined version of the filmic branching experience.

NotesAccessibility Notes

Although reaction time is not generally important, there are sections where you need to press a button in limited time to stop characters dying. At other points you need to press and hold multiple buttons simultaneously.

DetailsGame Details

Content Rating: PEGI 18

Release Date: 25/05/2018

Platforms: PS4

Genres: Action, Adventure, Fighting, Narrative and Shooting

Accessibility: 9 features

Developer: Quantic Dream (@Quantic_Dream)

Players: This is a single player game

Costs: Purchase cost

 

DifficultyDifficulty

We've documented 3 accessibility features for Difficulty in Detroit: Become Human which deal with how you can adjust the challenge of play, and assistance the game offers when you fail or get stuck.

Difficulty Options

Select Difficulty: Select the level of difficulty from a range of presets. This not only offers a way to adjust the challenge of a game but enables you to do so without dealing with individual criteria.

Adjust After Setting

Adjustable Anytime: You can adjust the difficulty while playing, without having to restart the level you are on. This enables you to quickly adjust the game to suit your needs and see the difference immediately.

Cognitive Pressure

Save Anytime: The game automatically saves progress or you can save any time, and not lose progress. This avoids being forced back to the start of a level, or checkpoint when you fail a particular challenge.

 

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Getting StartedGetting Started

We've documented 1 accessibility feature for Getting Started in Detroit: Become Human which deals with what support is offered to get started with the game. This includes customising the experience when you first open the game via any onboarding processes it provides as well as tutorials and other assistance when you first start playing.

Assistance During Play

Tutorials: There are helpful tutorials and instructions on how to play. Information is provided in a timely manner, with appropriate level of detail.

 

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ReadingReading

We've documented 3 accessibility features for Reading in Detroit: Become Human which deal with how much reading or listening comprehension is required, how well the game provides visual and audible access to the text and whether subtitles and captions are a good fit for purpose.

Subtitles

Large Clear Subtitles: Subtitles are large and clear, at least 1/20 (46 pixels on 1080 screen) the height of the screen, or can be adjusted to be. Considered separately from the general text of the game, the subtitles are large, clear and of good contrast.

Captions

Speaker Indicator, their Tone and Environment Sounds: Captions indicate who is speaking and their tone, game sound and music. This can also be indicated visually in the game with character icons or character expressions with text in speech bubbles next to the person speaking. Environmental sounds are provided as extra text within the subtitles.

Voice Acted

All Dialogue is Voice Acted (Or No Speech In Game): All of the game dialogue and narrative can be voiced, or there is no speech in the game. This means there is no requirement to read the dialogue and narrative text to play the game.

 

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NavigationNavigation

We haven’t documented any accessibility features for Navigation in Detroit: Become Human which deal with how the game provides guidance and assistance to navigate its worlds and spaces. The following games are similar to Detroit: Become Human, and offer accessibility features for Navigation:

ControlsControls

We've documented 2 accessibility features for Controls in Detroit: Become Human which deal with how you control the game, different options for alternative inputs and whether you can remap these settings to suit your needs.

Gamepad

Multiple Buttons & Single Stick: Can play with multiple buttons and a stick.

Mouse And Keyboard

Mouse and Keys: Can play with mouse and multiple keys.

 

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VisualVisual

We haven’t documented any accessibility features for Visual in Detroit: Become Human which deal with how you can adjust the visuals to suit your needs, and offer additional information if you can't hear the game. The following games are similar to Detroit: Become Human, and offer accessibility features for Visual:

AudioAudio

We haven’t documented any accessibility features for Audio in Detroit: Become Human which deal with how you can adjust the audio of the game and whether audio cues compensate for aspects of the game that are hard to see. The following games are similar to Detroit: Become Human, and offer accessibility features for Audio:

System Accessibility Settings

In addition to the accessibility features provided in the game, you can also use system-wide accessibility settings:

PlayStation 4
PlayStation 4 has a range of accessibility settings. Some are system only, some work in games (invert colours and button mapping).
 
Read more about system accessibility settings.

VSC LogoAccessibility Report supported by VSC Rating Board, PlayabilityInitiative and accessibility contributors @ronald_brady, @GeekDadGamer and Jo Robertson



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