Xbox Series X Tactile Indicators Revealed for Visually Impaired Gamers

Game company Microsoft has revealed that it has added a certain feature on the Xbox Series X hardware that will assist players who are visually impaired and for those who want to attach cables from behind without looking at them.

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According to Microsoft Devices Inclusive Lead Bryce Johnson, the next-gen Xbox console system has tactile indicators. It allows visually impaired players to easily notice the different ports of the console. This is also helpful for those who want to attach the cables behind the system when arranging them on certain locations without looking. It offers an accessible approach for the next generation.

Program Manager Kaitlyn Jones worked with Xbox Gaming Accessibility Team explains more details about this particular design. It is supposed to let players feel a distinct bump patter for each port type. This allows them to distinguish which ones is the power, HDMI, USB cable, or any other port represented. This is a good step towards good accessibility for any gamer who owns a console.

Xbox Series X/S will launch on Nov. 10.