Assassin’s Creed: Valhalla is a hot ticket right now, but not everyone is happy with Ubisoft’s accessibility options. Despite the game just releasing, the team has heard pleas to make the game more accessible, and is determined to address these issues, as they affirmed in a tweet earlier today. Ubisoft also ran a nearly 2-hour developer stream earlier today, so those who may have missed it might want to check it out.
Many players looking for better accessibility have not gone unnoticed to Ubisoft, as the team has not only agreed with players that these accessibility options should be implemented, but that the team believes striving for better accessibility options should be done upon release of their games.
To the accessibility community – we heard your feedback and want to thank you. Your input is extremely valuable as we work toward designing for accessibility from the get-go. Stay tuned for improvements in a future update!— Assassin's Creed (@assassinscreed) November 11, 2020
The tweet points to the team working on improvements for players looking to play the game, but have been hampered by its current slate of accessibility options. If you haven’t had the chance to check out Assassin’s Creed: Valhalla yet, or you’re just a big fan and want to see how the developers do it, Youssef Maguid, one of the writers for Ubisoft, took to Twitch to show players a little in-game action.
If you’re on the fence as to whether you should opt in to the latest Assassin’s Creed game, and the monumental amount of hype surrounding it, check out our review in progress from our very own Editor in Chief, Joseph Bradford.