Sony Announces Project Leonardo Accessibility Controller Kit
Sony Interactive Entertainment has announced a partnership with various organizations and accessibility experts to develop their upcoming controller kit, Project Leonardo. The company announced the project via a cool trailer wherein the development team spoke about the importance of accessibility to video games and more. The controller kit works out of the box to help many players with disabilities play games more easily, comfortably and for longer periods of time.
Players will be able to access a number of features on the controller kit for the PlayStation 5, which make it a perfect options for various persons with disabilities. Furthermore, players can customize the hardware to suit their style including a host of swappable components. Moreover, users will be able to customize the controller’s software particularly with button mapping and control profiles, allowing for each players to have their own setup on demand.
Additionally, players on the platform can use Project Leonardo collaboratively and in conjunction with other devices and accessibility accessories. The kit can be paired with an additional one or Dualsense Wireless Controllers, allowing for mix and match options and more. In closing, the company via its release stated, “Project Leonardo is currently in development and we continue to gather valuable feedback from the community. We’d like to thank all the wonderful organizations and accessibility experts who are supporting us in this effort.”
It is clear that Sony’s initiative will assist disabled gamers across the board and allow them to jump into their favorite games.
What are your thoughts on Project Leonardo? Did you enjoy the trailer? What aspect of the controller are you most interested in? Are you interested in an accessibility controller kit? What do you think about the customization options and features? Let us know in the comments below or on Twitter and Facebook.