Posted: 8 months ago, last updated 2 weeks ago.
Author: Andy Robertson.
Rating: PEGI 16+, ESRB MATURE 17+
Release Date: 28/08/2019
"The Foundation" is an in-game expansion on PS4 and PC that takes place after the events of the main game’s story. It significantly expands the experience both in terms of narrative and characters.
Control Ultimate Edition includes all the additional content. It also includes a version of the game to transition to playing on PlayStation 5 or Xbox Series X.
This game is free with PlayStation Now.
The game features scenes of smoking which are presented as a neutral activity.
This game has been rated ESRB MATURE 17+.
How you can adjust the challenge of play, and assistance the game offers when you fail or get stuck.
Customise Difficulty: Customise different aspects of the game.
Adjust After Setting
Adjustable Anytime: You can adjust the difficulty while playing.
Adjustable Between Levels: You can adjust the difficulty between levels/rounds.
Low Pressure: Game tasks aren’t time-limited or with a high emphasis on performance. Or there is a low pressure play-mode available.
View Control Mapping: You can view a map of controls during play.
Assistance With Controls: You can get the game to assist aiming, steering, reloading, jumping, running etc.
Beginner Advantage: Select an advantage for weaker players
Tutorials: There are helpful tutorials, instructions and tips.
How much reading or listening comprehension is required, and how accessible this is.
Moderate Reading: Moderate reading required.
Large Clear Text: Text is large and clear, or can be adjusted to be.
Large Clear Subtitles: Subtitles are large and clear, or can be adjusted to be.
Any spoken content has subtitles: All spoken content has subtitles, or there is no speech in the game.
Speaker Indicator: Captions or icons and speech bubbles indicate who is speaking.
All Dialogue is Voiced: All of the game dialogue and narrative can be voiced.
How you control the game, different options for alternative inputs and whether you can remap these settings to suit your needs.
Multiple Buttons & Two Sticks: Can play with multiple buttons and two sticks.
Mouse and Keys: Can play with mouse and multiple keys.
Motion Controls Not Required: You don’t need motion controls to play the game.
You can customise the controls for the game as follows:
Remap Buttons: Re-map all buttons/keys.
Swap Sticks: Swap the sticks over.
Remap Mouse and Keyboard: Remap mouse and keyboard.
Invert X/Y Axis: You can invert the direction required to control looking and aiming.
Holding Down Buttons Optional: Holding down buttons not required or can be turned off or switched to toggling the action on and off.
Rapid Pressing Optional: Quick, repeated button pressing not required or can be skipped or disabled.
Vibration Optional: Controller vibration not used in the game or you can disable it.
Adjust Mouse/Stick Sensitivity: Adjust how sensitive mouse/stick controls are.
How you can adjust the visuals to suit your needs, and offer additional information if you can't hear the game.
Bright Colourful Palette: Game uses bright colours and is generally high contrast.
No Screen Shake: No screen shake effect or this can be disabled.
Motion sickness friendly: Option to reduce motion sickness (motion blur, depth of field, field of vision).
Adjust Head Up Display: Remove or resize head-up display to remove distraction and make more visible.
How you can adjust the audio of the game and whether audio cues compensate for aspects of the game that are hard to see.
Balance Audio Levels: Set music and game sound effects separately.
Customise Audio Levels: Control volume levels of specific events and elements in the game.
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 has a range of accessibility settings. Some are system only, some work in games (invert colours and button mapping). PlayStation 5 has a range of system-wide accessibility settings. Xbox One has a system features, the excellent co-pilot share controls mode and adaptive controller support for all games. 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.
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