Hogwarts Legacy accessibility features - Colourblind modes, Text-to-speech, and more

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The list of Hogwarts Legacy accessibility features is also quite sizeable, and we have the details on what you can expect to see in the new game. These days, games are shipping with a wide array of various accessibility features. Not only to help players with various disabilities, but to make the game more comfortable and customisable.


You've more than likely seen some of these features make their way into other games, and may even use some of them. They can ultimately make the gameplay experience a much smoother experience, or even allow someone to be able to play at all. Given the size of this game, some of these options are a must.

While you're here, if you're looking for more Hogwarts Legacy content, then be sure to check out our other guides, such as our Hogwarts Legacy potions list, our guide to changing your house, and our guide to the Transmog system in the game.

Hogwarts Legacy accessibility features

Type Features
Visual- Text-to-Speech - Colourblind modes (Protanopia, Deuteranopia, Tritanopia) - Display settings (motion blur, Chromatic aberration, depth of field, film grain, brightness) - Text Scaling - High Contrast Text - High Contrast Gameplay - Camera Shake - Screen Magnification compatibility for Playstation and Xbox
Auditory- Separate Volume Controls (music, sound effects, dialogue) - Subtitles - Spatial Audio - Audio Visualizer
Motor- Aim Mode - Inverted Axis - Stick Swap - Sensitivity - Follow Camera Speed - PS5 Exclusive: Motion Sensor Function
Cognitive- Difficulty options - Tutorials - Objective Reminders and guidance
General- Settings Tooltips - Auto and Manual Save

There are a host of different options available to players in Hogwarts Legacy. Many of the features may seem like standard settings, while some are more typical accessibility features, such as text to speech for menus and colourblind modes.


What's nice here as well is that the game offers various difficulty settings for players to choose, which can determine the story and combat difficulty, puzzle time sensitivity, and other things. They can be changed at any point as well.

For more details about each of the accessibility features, check out the Portkey Games Accessibility features page, where they detail more about each option that we've listed above. You can even provide the team with feedback there so that they can add or tweak any options you may need.

And that's all we have for you about Hogwarts Legacy's accessibility features! While you're here, be sure to check out some of our other Hogwarts Legacy guides, like our full quest list, our guide to getting the Elder Wand and our guide to getting into the Headmaster's office.