Ubisoft to include subtitles for hearing impaired

In order to make games more accessible to the hearing impaired, Ubisoft has announced plans to include subtitles in all internally-developed titles.

In order to make games more accessible to the hearing impaired, Ubisoft has announced plans to include subtitles in all internally-developed titles.

The first games to support subtitles will be Far Cry 2, Prince of Persia, and Shaun White Snowboarding.

"This commitment entails modifications to some of our game engines, as well as the inclusion of subtitles in the conception phase of game development," said Ubisoft, the world's sixth largest publisher.

Considered one of the most common disabilities, hearing loss is said to affect more than 10 percent of the world's population.

Information from Games Industry was used in this report.

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