Ahead of its November 8th release date Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 co-developer, Sledgehammer Games, has announced the upcoming release will support assist modes for colour-blind gamers.
Following the unrivalled success of last years Call of Duty: Black Ops release that saw the title become the highest selling game in history, Activision is to release the next addition to the franchise, Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 on November 8th with levels of the first person shooter to be set in New York City, London, Paris and Berlin.
Michael Condrey, co-founder of Sledgehammer Games the studio that is to co-develop Modern Warfare 3 announced in a recent interview that it is estimated that “nearly a million gamers are playing Call of Duty every day with this [colour-blindness] issue.”
He added: “I am happy to report that we are working on a Colour-Blind Assist option for Modern Warfare 3.”
Colour-blindness reportedly affects seven to 10 per cent of the western population with the CoD target audience; males aged 18-25, 20 per cent more likely than a female group to suffer from the visual impairment.
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