A woarning about the next upcoming version of bitlife

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Hi,
This coming week, bitlife is releasing a new version. This version will be upgrading their code to a new version, the same version of code that doglife uses, which is not accessible. This news admittedly freaked me out, quite a bit actually, since I play bitlife literally every single night. So I reached out to the bitlife devs on twitter, and they said that this forthcoming version of bitlife with the new 3.0 code will not have accessibility ready immediately upon launch, however, the bitlife devs are about 80 percent done writing a new accessibility layer. According to them, this new accessibility layer will make accessibility of bitlife "better than ever." Only time will tell. I'm just advising you guys not to update until they do release whatever version will contain the accessible layer of code. I'm glad they got back to me about this, as I would have been curious about the accessibility of the update, although I should know better, lol.

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Submitted by DMNagel on Sunday, January 30, 2022

I wonder what this mean for DogLife? I wonder if they are writing an accessibility layer for that also?

Submitted by Moopie Curran on Sunday, January 30, 2022

Hi,
I'm just speculating, but this giant code rewriting is all about unification, so I assume the code and the accessibility layer will also apply to doglife too. At least I hope so.

Submitted by Ornella on Sunday, January 30, 2022

I really want them to fix the mini games that we up to this day still can't play like the home burglary and the prison escape and the military one.

Submitted by Tristan Bowen on Monday, January 31, 2022

Yeah that would be great as a lot of the challenges rely on the miny games within the game.

Submitted by Pax on Friday, February 4, 2022

I am now sadly unable to play BitLife anymore

Submitted by Moopie Curran on Sunday, April 24, 2022

I can understand what you mean about starting a campaign to the BitLife devs to get a move on with accessibility. But what exactly do you mean by "I just got granted".

Submitted by Moopie Curran on Sunday, April 24, 2022

That really stinks. I made sure to turn my automatic upgrades off. I'm upgrading every other app, knock on wood, I haven't had to upgrade that one yet. I rely too heavily on bitlife, it's comic relief for real life drama.

Submitted by Moopie Curran on Sunday, April 24, 2022

Hi,
I'd be willing to join the campaign, I'm not familiar with starting campaigns and stuff. Are you creating something like an online petition?

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