Spider-Man 2 is just two months away. PlayStation’s most anticipated game of the year has now gained new accessibility choices, a feature that the company has continued to include in its first-party triple-A titles. The option to slow down the action during gameplay and new voice descriptions for climactic situations have been added to Marvel’s Spider-Man 2. The ability of Marvel’s Spider-Man 2 to’slow down the action’. Insomniac Games responded to a concern about accessibility gameplay settings in Marvel’s Spider-Man 2 in a now-deleted FAQ. They added these additional features to “allow [Marvel’s Spider-Man 2] to be enjoyed by more players of different abilities.” The power to slow time by 30%, 50%, or 70% is the most significant. At any time, players can return to normal speed. Captions and audio have also been enhanced, with a read aloud option for all on-screen text in menus and audio descriptions for cinematic cutscenes.
Insomniac Games has already gone to tremendous measures to make their Marvel’s Spider-Man games as accessible as possible before to Marvel’s Spider-Man 2. Other PlayStation Studios titles, such as The Last of Us Part I and God of War Ragnarök, fall into the same category. All of the accessibility settings for Marvel’s Spider-Man: Miles Morales are detailed on the Insomniac Games Support page. Accessible gaming settings like QTE Auto Complete and Enhanced Auto Aim simplified gameplay for those who struggled with quick time events or aiming at objects. Marvel’s Spider-Man 2 will most likely have all of the previous games’ gameplay accessibility elements, as well as the new slow down option. The slowing down function should make boss fights easier. If you’re having difficulties timing a boss fight, slowing it down to 30% or even 70% should make bouts in Marvel’s Spider-Man 2 much easier.
The audio explanations will allow blind players to enjoy Marvel’s Spider-Man 2’s tale. An audio description, for those who are unfamiliar, is a voice reading the text and summarizing what is happening on screen. Those who can’t see the screen benefit from audio descriptions, and the voice over provides them a far clearer picture of what’s going on. Here’s a scene from The Lion King with audio explanations enabled. Blind gamers will be able to experience the tale of Marvel’s Spider-Man 2 thanks to the addition of on-screen captions and audio descriptions for cinematic cutscenes. Spider-Man 2 is set to be released on October 20th, two months from today. It will be released exclusively on PlayStation 5 for $69.99/£69.99. What do you think of Marvel’s Spider-Man 2’s new accessibility options? Will you make use of any of these options? Tell us in the comments!