Well this was certainly unexpected! Last November news broke about how the Spyro Reignited Trilogy was missing subtitles for its in game cutscenes. I myself went on a mini rant about how such a basic accessibility option missing from a major AAA title was an unacceptable shame. But in a surprise patch released today subtitles have been rightfully added into the game! Check out the full patch notes below.
Added subtitles in all languages (across all three games) for previously unsupported cinematics, including:
Character headers to identify active speakers
Succinct line splits for readability
Colored text for improved character association in most languages
Subtitle on/off toggle added under the Options menu
Added an option to toggle motion blur on/off under the Options → Camera menu
Fixed progression and completion bugs impacting Wizard Peak, Hurricos, Fracture Fills, Lost Fleet, Fireworks Factory, and Charmed Ridge
Fixed camera bugs in Sgt. Byrd’s Base and Dino Mines
Stability improvement fix in Spider Town
Additional misc. bug-fixes and improvements impacting Glimmer and Ripto’s Arena
It has been a few months since the initial backlash but it is great to see Toys for Bob and Activision add in this requested feature. Not only did they add it in they made sure it was added in right! Activision, you haven’t done much right by fans in the last few years but this is certainly a good first step.
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