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Mario Strikers Battle League Accessibility Report

We've documented 9 accessibility features for Mario Strikers Battle League in the Controls, Difficulty, Getting Started, Reading, Navigation, Visual and Audio 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.

Mario Strikers: Battle League Football is the latest game in the Mario Strikers series. Like the previous games it offers a five-on-five battle sport that combines football and ice hockey with Nintendo characters. It looks chaotic and like a kid's game, but actually it's a highly competitive experience that requires cunning, skill and quick reactions to win.

NotesAccessibility Notes


You can select the difficulty of opponents in the Quick matches.

When playing with a single Joy-Con you need to use the Shake motion to dodge. When playing in Handheld or two Joy-Con mode you don't need to use any motion controls.

Video GameMario Strikers Battle League
ACCESSIBILITY REPORT
PEGI 7 Video Game Age Rating for Mario Strikers Battle League in UK and Europe

DetailsGame Details

Content Rating: PEGI 7

Skill Rating: 9+ year-olds

Release Date: 10/06/2022

Platforms: Switch

Genres: Action, Fighting and Sports

Accessibility: 9 features

Developer: Next Level Games (@NextLevelGames)

Players: 1-8 (8 online)

Costs: Purchase cost. In-game purchases

 

ControlsControls

We've documented 1 accessibility feature for Controls in Mario Strikers Battle League which deals 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.

 

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DifficultyDifficulty

We've documented 2 accessibility features for Difficulty in Mario Strikers Battle League which deal with how you can adjust the challenge of play, and whether this is locked once chosen or can be adjusted as you play.

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.

Getting StartedGetting Started

We've documented 1 accessibility feature for Getting Started in Mario Strikers Battle League 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 Getting Starting

These features aid your play of the game in terms of cognitive load on learning controls, dealing with pressure and coping with the environment and challenges.

View Control Mapping: You can view a map of controls during play. This clearly displays the mappings of actions to buttons/keys/mouse/keyboard without having to leave the game.

 

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ReadingReading

We've documented 1 accessibility feature for Reading in Mario Strikers Battle League which deals 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.

Reading Level

How much reading is required to play the game and how complex the language is. This doesn't include subtitles as required reading if they are fully voiced.

Simple Minimal Reading: Minimal reading is required. The quantity and complexity of reading are at a level that a primary/elementary student (9-year-old) could understand.

 

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NavigationNavigation

We've documented 1 accessibility feature for Navigation in Mario Strikers Battle League which deals with how the game provides guidance and assistance to navigate its worlds. These are only for games that have traversal and exploration in 2D and 3D spaces.

Menu Navigation

Menu Audio Cues: Navigating menus provide an audio cue for each selection.

 

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VisualVisual

We've documented 2 accessibility features for Visual in Mario Strikers Battle League which deal with how you can adjust the visuals to suit your needs, and offer additional information if you can't hear the game.

Audio Cues for Visual Events

Audio Cues for Visual Events: Audio is provided to indicate visual events. Game events or progress highlighted by visual icons, effects or animations are also accompanied by audio to signify that progress. This is useful for blind players.

Menu Audio Cues: Navigating menus provide an audio cue for each selection.

 

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AudioAudio

We've documented 2 accessibility features for Audio in Mario Strikers Battle League 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.

Audio Events

Visual Cues for Audio Events: Text or other visual indicators of audio events. This mirrors audio indicators of progress in the game with a corresponding visual indication.

Play Without Hearing

Play Without Hearing: No audio cues are necessary to play the game well.

 

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CommunicationCommunication

We haven’t documented any accessibility features for Communication in Mario Strikers Battle League 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 Mario Strikers Battle League, and 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:

Nintendo Switch
Nintendo Switch has some built-in features, including a lockable zoom, that can be used on all games.
 
Read more about system accessibility settings.

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


Taming Gaming Book Written by parents for parents, the database complements the in-depth discussion about video game addiction, violence, spending and online safety in the Taming Gaming book. We are an editorially independent, free resource without adverts that is supported by partnerships.

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