We’ve already seen Microsoft’s Xbox Adaptive Controller allow many new gamers the opportunity to embrace their favourite pastime, but today Logitech are looking to build on that, delivering the Logitech G Adaptive Gaming Kit, enabling gamers with accessibility needs to play their way.
Compatible with Microsoft’s Xbox Adaptive Controller, the Logitech G Adaptive Gaming Kit is an assortment of buttons and switches which fully unlocks the power of unique gaming experiences letting gamers play the way that’s most suitable for them.
By providing a set of controls that are easily configured to a wide variety of use cases, this Logoitech bit of kit features a large assortment of buttons and triggers with gaming-grade components for performance and durability, all manufactured to the highest standard, and coming at a price point that is far more accessible than what is on the market today.
“The Logitech G Adaptive Gaming Kit is designed to be the perfect companion to the Xbox Adaptive Controller, giving gamers the necessary tools they need at a more affordable price point,” said Ujesh Desai, vice president and general manager of Logitech Gaming. “It also supports our commitment to inclusivity and diversity in gaming, because fundamentally we believe that life is more fun when you play, and everyone should be able to experience the joys of play.”
With Logitech G having worked with the Microsoft Inclusive Tech Lab and leading accessibility groups including, The AbleGamers Charity, Abilities Research Center at Mount Sinai, and SpecialEffect, development of the Logitech G Adaptive Gaming Kit ensures that is has been able to meet the needs of the widest of gaming communities. It includes three small buttons and three large buttons that feature gaming-grade mechanical switches, four light touch buttons, two variable trigger controls, configurable game mats with a hook and loop system, and custom labels and velcro ties.
“The Xbox Adaptive Controller opened up gaming to people with disabilities all around the world,” said Jenny Lay-Flurrie, chief accessibility officer at Microsoft. “With the addition of Logitech G’s Adaptive Gaming Kit, we’re excited to see that impact continue to grow. It’s never been more important to design through the lens of disability and push the boundaries of what technology can do to be inclusive of everyone around the world.”
“The goal of AbleGamers is to find a way for people with varying abilities to play video games,” said Steve Spohn, chief operations officer at AbleGamers. “Everyone’s needs are different, and the Logitech G Adaptive Gaming Kit delivers a wide range of configuration options to make gaming a possibility for all. We appreciated the opportunity to work closely with Logitech G on the design of this kit and look forward to continuing our partnership in the future.”
If you’re interested then the Logitech G Adaptive Gaming Kit is available on LogitechG.com and through select Microsoft retail stores in November 2019, all for a suggested retail price of £89.99/€99.99. And all you need in order to use the Logitech G Adaptive Gaming Kit, is an Xbox and the Xbox Adaptive Controller.