The debate over ‘Overwatch’ controller options misses one very important point

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Overwatch‘s development team is calling for action from console manufacturers: either ban mice keyboards and input conversion devices on consoles, or expand support for them. But while banning alternative input devices can level the playing field, it could also shut out a whole demographic — gamers with disabilities.

Overwatch game director Jeff Kaplan posted on the Overwatch forums Thursday encouraging players to reach out to Sony and Microsoft to express their concerns about banning or supporting alternative input devices. This would change controller options for the console versions of Overwatch and leave the PC version as it is. Read more…

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The debate over ‘Overwatch’ controller options misses one very important point

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Overwatch‘s development team is calling for action from console manufacturers: either ban mice keyboards and input conversion devices on consoles, or expand support for them. But while banning alternative input devices can level the playing field, it could also shut out a whole demographic — gamers with disabilities.

Overwatch game director Jeff Kaplan posted on the Overwatch forums Thursday encouraging players to reach out to Sony and Microsoft to express their concerns about banning or supporting alternative input devices. This would change controller options for the console versions of Overwatch and leave the PC version as it is. Read more…

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