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UX Summit: The Journey of Playtesting 'God of War: Ragnarök' Accessibility at Scale

Sue Pacete  (Senior UX Researcher, Sony Interactive Entertainment)

Pass Type: All Access Pass, Summits Pass

Topic: Design

Format: Lecture

Vault Recording: TBD

Audience Level: All

Playtesting the full experience of your linear or open world story driven game can feel daunting—even more so when trying to evaluate the game with a limited pool of accessibility consumers. This presentation will take you through the journey of tackling these challenges and their accessibility approach and methods with God of War: Ragnarök. Sue Pacete, Senior UX Researcher at Sony Interactive Entertainment, will discuss what worked well and things they would do differently in the future.

Takeaway

Attendees will leave with planning and execution tips for accessibility testing on large games.

Intended Audience

This is for anyone interested in playtesting accessibility features for their action-adventure games. Familiarity with the games user research process is useful, but not required.