With “Psychonauts 2” a completely barrier-free game will be released on August 25th for all platforms. Developer Double Fine explains his philosophy on Twitter.
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- In «Psychonauts 2», everything from visual to difficulty can be set precisely.
- The action adventure from developer Double Fine should be as barrier-free as possible.
- The studio explains on Twitter: Everyone should be able to enjoy games.
The new action game “Psychonauts 2” should be as barrier-free as possible. Numerous customization options, from optical controls and color blind mode to many options for the level of difficulty, make the game playable for everyone.
Developer Double Fine Productions recently responded to a tweet from Xbox that said, “Beating a game on the lowest difficulty is still beating the game.” Double Fine replied that this also applies to everyone who would use the invincibility mode in “Psychonauts 2”.
The developer also pokes fun at players who look down on others playing low-difficulty games. Double Fine takes the position: «Everyone should be able to enjoy games. All ages, all kinds of special needs. This is an important process for our industry and a challenge that we have to face. “
“Psychonauts 2” will be released on August 25th for Xbox Series X, Xbox One, PlayStation 4 and PC.
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