God of War Ragnarok – All 70 Accessibility Features Revealed

Check out all the accessibility options available when God of War Ragnarok launches on November 9th for PS4 and PS5 worldwide.

Posted By | On 04th, Nov. 2022

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Reviews for Santa Monica Studio’s God of War Ragnarok went live yesterday, and it’s receiving universal praise for its story, combat, visuals, and much more. However, another aspect that the sequel is innovating is its accessibility features. Though the developer outlined many of them before, a list of all 70 features is now available.

Upon opening the Accessibility tab, four presets are available: Vision Accessibility, Hearing Accessibility, Motion Reduction, and Motor Accessibility. You can enable some options or all, with the ability to alter each function. Check out the full list of options for each menu below:

Vision accessibility preset

Options: Off, some, full

Apply a pre-selected range of options for players who have low vision. This preset adjusts settings such as:

  • Navigation assist
  • Puzzle timing
  • Puzzle aim assist
  • Lock-on
  • Recenter camera on attack
  • Auto pickup
  • Traversal assist
  • Mini-game style
  • Audio cues
  • Stun grab enemies
  • High contrast HUD
  • UI text size
  • Icon, subtitle and caption size

Hearing accessibility preset

Options: Off, some, full

Apply a pre-selected range of options for players who are deaf or hard of hearing. This preset adjusts settings such as:

  • Subtitles
  • Captions
  • Direction indicators
  • Speaker Names
  • Subtitle and caption background
  • Subtitle and caption blur

Motion reduction preset

Options: Off, some, full

Apply a pre-selected range of options for players with motion sensitivity to quick motions or handheld camera movements. This preset adjusts settings such as:

  • Camera sway
  • Camera shake
  • Cinematic smoothing
  • Persistent dot
  • Motion blur
  • Film grain
  • Strafe assist
  • Recenter on attack
  • Aim sensitivities
  • Camera rotation speeds

Apply motor accessibility preset

Options: Off, some, full

Apply a pre-selected range of options for players with a physical or mobility disability. This preset adjusts settings such as:

  • Puzzle timing
  • Puzzle aim assist
  • Navigation assist
  • Controller visualization
  • Repeated button presses
  • Menu holds
  • Sprint and mini-game style
  • Stun grab enemies
  • Rage mode
  • Lock-on
  • Recenter camera on attack
  • Aim and block toggle
  • Auto pickup
  • Traversal assist
  • Evade style

Changed setting indicator

Options: Automatic

  • Settings that are changed from their default value will be indicated with a blue color to allow for faster identification

In these options, players can elect to tap or hold the button for sequences that require repeated pressing, blocking, aiming, and so on. You can also enable Evade Assist for greater immunity while evading, though this is not available in No Mercy and God of War difficulties. You can also adjust the delay before Auto Sprint activates – the lower the value, the less time it takes for Kratos to start sprinting.

God of War Ragnarok launches for PS4 and PS5 on November 9th. Check out our official review here.


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