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Elite Dangerous Accessibility Report

Elite Dangerous offers 1 accessibility feature in the Navigation area 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 new version of the classic 1980s space game Elite. Like the original it’s a space exploration, trading and combat game that provides a huge and rich universe rather than a specific story. You can trade goods, become a bounty hunter, fight for one of the many factions or become a space-miner. Your ship can be customised for every roll.

DetailsGame Details

Rating: PEGI 7+

Release Date: 15/12/2015, updated in 2016

Platforms: PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One

Genres: Action, Adventure, Open World, Shooting and Simulation

Accessibility: 1 feature

Developer: @Frontierdev

Players: This is a single player game. You can play with up to 32 players online

Costs: Purchase cost. In-game purchases

 

DifficultyDifficulty

Elite Dangerous has no accessibility features for Difficulty which deal with how you can adjust the challenge of play, and assistance the game offers when you fail or get stuck. The following games are similar to Elite Dangerous, but offer accessibility features for Difficulty:

ReadingReading

Elite Dangerous has no accessibility features for Reading 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. The following games are similar to Elite Dangerous, but offer accessibility features for Reading:

NavigationNavigation

Elite Dangerous has 1 accessibility feature for Navigation which deals with how the game provides guidance and assistance to navigate its worlds and spaces.

Head-Up Display

Game Map: View a map of the game world during play, with points of interest and missions highlighted throughout the entire game. This enables the orientation of the player and the world, confirming a direction of movement and the location of destinations or points of exploration.

 

Similar Games With More Accessibility Features for Navigation

If you want to play Elite Dangerous, but it doesn't offer the Navigation accessibility features you require, this similar game extends the Navigation accessibility:

ControlsControls

Elite Dangerous has no accessibility features for Controls which deal with how you control the game, different options for alternative inputs and whether you can remap these settings to suit your needs. The following games are similar to Elite Dangerous, but offer accessibility features for Controls:

VisualVisual

Elite Dangerous has no accessibility features for Visual 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 Elite Dangerous, but offer accessibility features for Visual:

AudioAudio

Elite Dangerous has no accessibility features for Audio 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 Elite Dangerous, but offer accessibility features for Audio:

CommunicationCommunication

Elite Dangerous has no accessibility features for Communication which deal with how you can communicate with other players in the game and what options are available to customise and control this interaction. The following games are similar to Elite Dangerous, but offer accessibility features for Communication:

System Accessibility Settings

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

PC
Windows has extensive accessibility features. Some, like colour correction, work with games. Lots of accessibility software can be used with PC games, from voice recognition to input device emulators.
 
PlayStation 4
PlayStation 4 has a range of accessibility settings. Some are system only, some work in games (invert colours and button mapping).
 
Xbox One
Xbox One has a system features, the excellent co-pilot share controls mode and adaptive controller support for all games.
 
Read more about system accessibility settings.

Accessibility Report supported by VSC Rating Board, PlayabilityInitiative and accessibility contributors @GeekDadGamer



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