News Wargroove Finally Gets Cross-Play on PS4 with the Launch of Double Trouble DLC
Release date announced
Pixelated strategy title Wargroove arrived fashionably late on PlayStation 4 last year, and it did so missing a key feature found on other systems. Cross-platform functionality meant players with the Nintendo Switch, Xbox One, and PC versions could all play together, but the PS4 port arrived without this ability. The game made...
News The PS4 Cross-Play Program Is Now Out of Beta, Says Report
Now open to all developers
Sony has been criticised for its tough stance on cross-console compatibility, initially giving developers and players looking for the functionality a hard "no". Of course, more recently, the platform holder has softened on the issue. Last year, the company announced a "major policy change" with regards to cross-play,...
News Cross Console Play Is Now Available in SMITE on PS4
Praise the gods
Hi-Rez Studios has promised to introduce cross-play into its major PlayStation 4 titles, and it's already done so with Paladins. Now, with its latest update, SMITE becomes the latest game to support cross console functionality. The Odyssey: Underworld update adds a new battle pass as well as new events and skins, but it also brings...
News Full Cross-Play Is Coming to Hi-Rez Studios' Games on PS4, Starting with Paladins
Crashing the party
The pool of PlayStation 4 games with cross console compatibility is gradually growing. Just recently, Super Mega Baseball 2 joined the handful of games with the functionality, and now it looks like Hi-Rez Studios is getting in on the action. It's just been announced that Paladins, Realm Royale, and SMITE will all benefit from full...
News Super Mega Baseball 2, of All Things, Now Has Cross Console Play on PS4
Sound the gong and send up a flare: another PlayStation 4 game now has cross-console compatibility. That's right -- one more PS4 title has joined the exclusive cross-play club, and it's Super Mega Baseball 2. We must admit, we didn't see that one coming. As of today, you can play the decent baseball game's Pennant Race mode online against...
News Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Will Unite Community with Cross-Play
Infinity Ward also scrapping Season Pass
The floodgates are officially open, as it appears Call of Duty: Modern Warfare will be one of the first blockbuster multiplayer games to feature full cross-play. While the specifics regarding the PlayStation 4 still need to be nailed down, Activision’s press release claims that Infinity Ward “plans for...
Poll Do You Think Sony Is Telling the Truth About Cross-Play?
Open the gates
Ah, cross-play. Everyone's favourite subject just got unearthed from its still-warm grave earlier this week, when Sony basically came out and said that despite popular belief, developers are free to request cross-play functionality for their games. This was in response to a number of studios supposedly calling Sony out on its...
News Free-to-Play Juggernauts SMITE and Paladins Announce Cross-Play Support on Everything But PS4
Probably coming later
Sony's stance on cross-platform play has changed. The Japanese giant confirmed that it was working to enable cross-play on PlayStation 4 back in September, and the statement came alongside Fortnite's cross-play beta, which is ongoing. Many thought this would open the cross-play floodgates, but things have been quiet since. The...
News Diablo III Cross-Play May Not Be Happening After All
Blizzard issues statement
You may have caught a recent story claiming that Blizzard is actively working on bringing cross-platform play functionality to Diablo III. The news came via a representative of the company, so it seemed pretty concrete, but as it turns out, it ain't actually the truth. Blizzard has issued a statement saying that cross-play...
News Diablo III Cross-Play Is Coming at Some Point, Says Blizzard
Blizzard seems pretty confident that cross-platform play will eventually be added to Diablo III. Speaking to Business Insider Australia, a representative said that it's "a question of when, not if". No beating around the bush there, then. There are no details to go on yet, but with the Nintendo Switch version of the game around the...
News No, Enabling Cross-Play Isn't as Easy as People Like to Think, Says PlayStation Boss
Shawn Layden explains
You all know by now that Sony has changed its policy on cross-platform play, right? The bombshell dropped earlier in the week, but why did it take the company so long to implement the change? Well, according to PlayStation boss Shawn Layden, enabling cross-play isn't an easy process, despite what you may have read in comments...
Poll Do You Care About Cross-Play Now That It's Available on PS4?
Cross your heart
So one of the biggest stories this week was that Sony has changed its policy on cross-play. It announced that it was holding a cross-play Fortnite beta on PlayStation 4, allowing users to match up with Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, iOS, Android, PC, and Mac players. Quite the turnaround. Of course, Fortnite could just be the start...
News The Elder Scrolls Legends May Not Launch on PS4 if Sony Doesn't Allow Cross-Play
According to Bethesda
Hey it's been at least a couple of weeks since that whole cross-play thing was in the headlines, so it's about time someone sparked the conversation again. Cue Bethesda's Pete Hines talking to Game Informer about The Elder Scrolls Legends, and that the game may not actually launch on PlayStation 4 if Sony doesn't allow...
Guide Why Doesn't Sony Allow Cross-Play on PS4?
Why PlayStation won't play with Xbox One and Nintendo Switch
Why doesn’t Sony allow cross-play on the PlayStation 4? It’s a question that first cropped up a year ago, when it was announced that Minecraft would operate across the Xbox One and Nintendo Switch, but not the PS4. The question has resurfaced once again with Fortnite. So why won’t...