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PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds Accessibility Report

We've documented 4 accessibility features for PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds in the Getting Started, Navigation and Visual 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.

Playunknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG) is a battle-royale shooting game where you take on 100 players. Like a more realistic version of Fortnite, you collect supplies and out strategize your opponents to become the last person standing.

DetailsGame Details

Content Rating: PEGI 16

Release Date: 20/12/2017, updated in 2018

Price: Free

Platforms: Android, PC, PS4, Stadia, Xbox One and iOS

Genres: Action, Open World and Shooting

Accessibility: 4 features

Developer: PUBG (@PUBG)

Players: You can play this with 100 players online

Costs: Free. Season pass and in-game purchases

 

DifficultyDifficulty

We haven’t documented any accessibility features for Difficulty in PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds 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 PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds, and offer accessibility features for Difficulty:

Getting StartedGetting Started

We've documented 2 accessibility features for Getting Started in PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds which deal 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.

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

Practice Area: You can practice freely without opponents or time pressures. This can be a specific practice option, or the ability to play levels with the easiest opponents to improve understanding and skill.

 

Similar Games With More Accessibility Features for Getting Started

If you want to play PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds, but it doesn't offer the Getting Started accessibility features you require, these similar games extend the Getting Started accessibility:

ReadingReading

We haven’t documented any accessibility features for Reading in PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds 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 PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds, and offer accessibility features for Reading:

NavigationNavigation

We've documented 1 accessibility feature for Navigation in PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds 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.

Head-Up Display

Game Map: View a map of the game world during play, with the landscape, 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 PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds, but it doesn't offer the Navigation accessibility features you require, these similar games extend the Navigation accessibility:

ControlsControls

We haven’t documented any accessibility features for Controls in PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds 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 PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds, and offer accessibility features for Controls:

VisualVisual

We've documented 1 accessibility feature for Visual in PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds which deals with how you can adjust the visuals to suit your needs, and offer additional information if you can't hear the game.

Colour Options

Colour blind friendly: Game doesn’t rely on colour or can switch to colour blind friendly mode with double coding or similar way to avoid colour dependance.

 

Similar Games With More Accessibility Features for Visual

If you want to play PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds, but it doesn't offer the Visual accessibility features you require, these similar games extend the Visual accessibility:

AudioAudio

We haven’t documented any accessibility features for Audio in PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds 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 PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds, and offer accessibility features for Audio:

CommunicationCommunication

We haven’t documented any accessibility features for Communication in PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds 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 PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds, 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:

Android
Android has accessibility settings including ways to navigate and interact, although not all games support this.
 
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).
 
Stadia
Stadia offers some system accessibility features. Tandem enables you to use two controllers to play one character. This also enables you to connect other controllers like the Xbox Adaptive Controller.
 
Xbox One
Xbox One has a system features, the excellent co-pilot share controls mode and adaptive controller support for all games.
 
iOS
iOS has a very extensive suite of accessibility settings including ways to navigate with voice and comprehensive screen reading, though most of the features don't work with games.
 
Read more about system accessibility settings.

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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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