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Squad Accessibility Report

We've documented 2 accessibility features for Squad in the Difficulty and Communication 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.

Squad is an online-only shooting game where you fight in a team of 50 players against an opposing team. It is unusual because of a deep emphasis on teamwork, co-ordination and strategy, as well as being as realistic to real modern day warfare as possible. It is a full game version of a user created mode for the Battlefield 2 game called "Project Reality" that became very popular.

DetailsGame Details

Expected Content Rating: PEGI 16

Release Date: 14/12/2015, updated in 2020

Price: 80% off

Platforms: PC

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

Accessibility: 2 features

Developer: Off World Ind (@OffWorldInd)

Players: You can play this with 100 players online

Costs: Purchase cost

 

DifficultyDifficulty

We've documented 1 accessibility feature for Difficulty in Squad which deals with how you can adjust the challenge of play, and assistance the game offers when you fail or get stuck.

Difficulty Options

Competitive Difficulty: Difficulty not adjustable, because you compete against other players.

 

Similar Games With More Accessibility Features for Difficulty

If you want to play Squad, but it doesn't offer the Difficulty accessibility features you require, these similar games extend the Difficulty accessibility:

Getting StartedGetting Started

We haven’t documented any accessibility features for Getting Started in Squad 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. The following games are similar to Squad, and offer accessibility features for Getting Started:

ReadingReading

We haven’t documented any accessibility features for Reading in Squad 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 Squad, and offer accessibility features for Reading:

NavigationNavigation

We haven’t documented any accessibility features for Navigation in Squad which deal 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. The following games are similar to Squad, and offer accessibility features for Navigation:

ControlsControls

We haven’t documented any accessibility features for Controls in Squad 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 Squad, and offer accessibility features for Controls:

VisualVisual

We haven’t documented any accessibility features for Visual in Squad 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 Squad, and offer accessibility features for Visual:

AudioAudio

We haven’t documented any accessibility features for Audio in Squad 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 Squad, and offer accessibility features for Audio:

CommunicationCommunication

We've documented 1 accessibility feature for Communication in Squad which deals with how you can communicate with other players in the game and what options are available to customise and control this interaction.

Player-to-Player Online Communication

This is how players communicate with each other in online games. This can be to plan strategy, chat as they play or co-ordinate resources.

Voice Chat: Chat to other players by speaking with headset.

 

Similar Games With More Accessibility Features for Communication

If you want to play Squad, but it doesn't offer the Communication accessibility features you require, these similar games extend the Communication accessibility:

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.
 
Read more about system accessibility settings.

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