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11 Jul 2019

Setup tweak keeps Beth on the gaming track

Frankie and Nomi were super excited to report that the amazing Beth is still gaming brilliantly using 14 (yes 14!) switches with her hands and feet, despite her muscular dystrophy making it hard to move her fingers quickly around a standard controller.

They visited her a few days ago to tweak her existing setup and change over to a lighter touch joystick using the XAC (She's using a Titan 2 adapter with the XAC to control her PS3). She can mix and match the switches for various games but for her favourite, Lego Harry Potter, she needs all of them.

Adjusting Beth's setup is part of our lifelong commitment to gamers. We’re not just there to work out an initial setup then walk away. As our gamers’ abilities and wishes change, we’re there to keep maximising the magic!

Beth in her wheelchair using a 14-switch gaming setup. Inset shows the gaming screen.

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