Forza Horizon 5 will implement sign language support to help make it more accessible to everyone.
Mike Brown, Mike Brown, the game's Creative Director, introduced the feature in a new Xbox Wire blog post (thanks VGC), outlining their steps on how they want to incorporate accessibility options such as the sign language feature:
"We want everyone in the world to be able to experience our game, and with more than an estimated 400 million gamers with disabilities across the globe, it is vital that all players be able to tailor their gameplay in a way that works best for them.
Many of the accessibility features found in the game were created in partnership with players from the Gaming & Disability community, many of whom shared their experiences and the barriers they faced in gaming with us."
Forza Horizon 5 Will Support Sign Language in Cutscenes
The game will use American Sign Language (ASL) and British Sign Language (BSL), and an interpreter will appear during any cutscene to sign what's being said. The demo on how it works was presented through a video which you can check out below:
Forza Horizon 5's already received much acclaim from the gaming community, with the game already hitting 800,000 players despite not even being officially out yet. It'll be fully available for the Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S, and PC platforms on November 9, so make sure to follow us for more gaming news and updates as it happens.