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Add Text Names to Color Selections for Colorblind Users Across the Console

Currently the options to choose the colors of the system menus is done solely via color swatches, meaning if you're colorblind you have no idea whether you're choosing grey or pink, purple or blue etc.

The same applies to the avatar customisation, with the leaked video showing use of a color wheel for choosing eye colors and obviously choices of different colored clothing too. It is a real world issue too, the same issue exists when buying clothes. But unlike real life, here there's a chance to address it in a consistent and reliable way.

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      • Kyle Nanakdewa commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        This feature exists on PC (accent colour picker) and the new Avatar editor, hopefully they bring it to Xbox! It's a great idea and works very well on PC.

      • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        YES! I came here to make exactly this suggestion. Also, "politely suggesting" to developers to allow the user to choose the colors that appear in HUD and/or radar displays would be appreciated. Dice has already done this with Battlefield and Star Wars: Battlefront, but it is still only choosing between presets labelled by the technical (rather than common) name of the type of colorblindness. While they are better than the default colors, none of their choices work well for me, and I know I'm not alone in this.

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