Sensory App House have created a highly accessible version of this classic tennis game. Table tennis, ping pong, paddle, tennis all feature batting the ball. Switch Pong allows the game to be controlled by touch/tap, pointing device, bluetooth access switches, external bluetooth keyboard, Microsoft Adaptive Controller or XBox Controller. There is a demo mode, a bat practice mode, single player and double player options. There are settings to control the bat size, ball size and ball speed – you can also turn on or off the ping sounds. Switch Pong has modes to support a learner developing single and double access switch use. You can use a wide range of access switches and also the Microsoft Adaptive Controller/XBox controller. Switch Pong also responds to screen tap, mouse pointer device as well as external keyboard control (space, enter, 1, 2). Switch Pong has settings for a single or two switches, and also settings for "Tap" to change paddle direction and “Press Hold” to move and stop the paddles. Please note that not all access switches have a “press and hold” function, but the Microsoft Adaptive Controller/ XBox Controller and a standard keyboard do have this capability. Keyboard Control; In One Switch Mode (from Settings) 1,Q,Space on Bar moves the Left Hand Paddle up and down alternately (whether in Tap or Press setting). Right Hand Paddle is 2 or P for Up and 4 or L for down In Two Switch Mode (from Settings) 1 & Q & spacebar moves the Left hand Paddle up. 3, A or Enter move the Left hand paddle down. Right Hand Paddle is 2 or P for Up and 4 or L for down.
What's new in this version
- Microsoft Adaptive & XBox Controller support
- Classic fun style game
- Switch Accessible
- Early Learning for use of switch devices
- Helps develop coordination
- Possible for 2 people to play game with separate controllers