November 2017 - The Entertainment Software Association (ESA) has requested a one-year waiver extension to have to comply with the Federal Communications Commission's (FCC) accessibility requirements for video games. The regulation would require voice and text in video games to be made accessible to people with disabilities. The ESA asserts that as an interactive medium, there are unique challenges to ensuring accessibility. These include a wide variety of platforms and screens that people use to play video games, as well as difficulties in implementing certain accessibility features into games without greatly altering its design. To this end, the ESA is requesting additional time to investigate how to implement accessibility. Source: Lexology.
Video Game Designers Request Extension to FCC’s Requirement for Accessibility Features in Games
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