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Until Dawn (Series) Accessibility Report

We've documented 2 accessibility features for Until Dawn in the Getting Started 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.

Until Dawn is a narrative horror game about eight friends staying in a mountainside lodge. As they settle in they are attacked by a foreboding figure that seems to have been following them. You choose how characters interact, where they go and how they respond to the situation. Inevitably, the group is split up and your goal to get all of them out alive.

NotesAccessibility Notes

You can use motion controls for the interactive movie elements of the game. This requires you to point the controller to the left/right quickly or to stay still when "Don't Move" appears on the screen to hide from a threat. You can disable the motion controls.

DetailsGame Details

Content Rating: PEGI 18

Release Date: 25/08/2015

Price: 60% off

Platforms: PS4

Genres: Action and Narrative

Accessibility: 2 features

Developer: Super M Games (@SuperMGames)

Players: This is a single player game

Costs: Purchase cost

 

DifficultyDifficulty

We haven’t documented any accessibility features for Difficulty in Until Dawn 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 Until Dawn, and offer accessibility features for Difficulty:

Getting StartedGetting Started

We've documented 1 accessibility feature for Getting Started in Until Dawn 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.

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

 

Similar Games With More Accessibility Features for Getting Started

If you want to play Until Dawn, 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 Until Dawn 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 Until Dawn, and offer accessibility features for Reading:

NavigationNavigation

We haven’t documented any accessibility features for Navigation in Until Dawn 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 Until Dawn, and offer accessibility features for Navigation:

ControlsControls

We've documented 1 accessibility feature for Controls in Until Dawn which deals with how you control the game, different options for alternative inputs and whether you can remap these settings to suit your needs.

Motion

Games that can be played with different sorts of motion controllers.

Motion Tilting: Can use movements of the controller to replace steering or simple movement otherwise controlled by left/right movement of a stick.

 

Similar Games With More Accessibility Features for Controls

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

VisualVisual

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

AudioAudio

We haven’t documented any accessibility features for Audio in Until Dawn 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 Until Dawn, 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 @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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