So, apparently Spyro is missing any sort of accessibility options for deaf, hard of hearing, or players that don’t want to wake up their housemates. It has no subtitle options.
When asked by GamePitt, an Activision spokesperson provided the following statement:
When Toys For Bob set out to make an awesome game collection, there were certain decisions that needed to be made throughout the process. The team remained committed to keep the integrity and legacy of Spyro that fans remembered intact. The game was built from the ground up using a new engine for the team (Unreal 4) and was localized in languages that had not previously been attempted by the studio. While there’s no industry standard for subtitles, the studio and Activision care about the fans’ experience especially with respect to accessibility for people with different abilities, and will evaluate going forward.
So maybe they’ll patch them in at some point in the future, but seriously, how the hell does a studio like this think this is at all acceptable. There’s no industry standard for subtitles? The fuck?