Video games and disabilities

Published on by Rosilda Manoharan - updated on

For the 2nd year in a row, Paris Games Week, S.E.L.L. and CapGame are joining forces to make video games and PGW more accessible to deaf people or people with disabilities!

In order to improve your visit to Paris Games Week, find out about the different devices put in place

1. Access

The Parc des Expositions at the Porte de Versailles offers many points of arrival. Find here the different ways of access to prepare your arrival at best: Access

A soundproofed rest area is available in the exhibition hall. There is a dedicated entrance at door A1, for people with disabilities. Wheelchairs can be loaned on presentation of your identity card.

2. Parking

Parking spaces for disabled people are available in the park's visitor parking lots.

3. Dedicated entrance

  • A dedicated entrance for deaf people (in LSF) or people with disabilities and their companions is located in Hall 1.
  • If one of your family members has a disability, you can all enter through this entrance together.

4. Special rate

  • A reduced rate for people with disabilities is available at €15 per day.
  • One accompanying person gets free admission. The accompanying person can be of any age. However, they must be able to help and accompany the disabled person.
  • You will be asked to show proof of your disability by presenting the "Carte de mobilité inclusion" (CMI) / "Personne à Mobilité Réduite" (PMR).
  • This rate is only available on our online ticketing service.

5. Moving around the exhibition

  • Elevator: An elevator connects Hall 1 to the Exhibition Bridge.
  • Queuing: Each exhibitor is independent and reserves the right to allow visitors to access their space according to their own priorities. Nevertheless, any person with a disability can make themselves known to the animation teams so that they can try to give them priority access.
  • Visual: Visual markers placed in height will be highlighted inside the exhibition and on the plans.

6. Services offered

  • Lounge: A lounge in Hall 1 will be available.
  • Braille map: Braille maps will be available at the entrance of the halls.
  • Information point: Information points will be available at the entrance to Hall 1.
  • Discover the simplified route for people with disabilities