Cross-play: what it is and why it’s so important

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5 minute read

If you’ve ever wanted to play with a friend on a different platform, then you know the struggle of locked down ecosystems.

Cross-platform play, a platform agnostic multiplayer feature, is the antidote for bringing different systems together.

Simply put, cross-play is what allows someone who owns a PS5 to play with their friends on PS4. It is about stripping away barriers and drilling down to the essence of what makes gaming fun – playing together.

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Can PS5 play with PS4 players?

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3 minute read

One of the best aspects of the new generation has been the flattening of compatibility.

Sure, remasters and remakes like Demon’s Souls will undoubtedly continue, but those playing on the PS5 can play almost any PS4 game on their new systems.

Read more: What is cross-play and why is it so important?

As an extension, cross-play has permeated the next-gen scene in a way that it hasn’t before. In other words, those with a PS5 can play with PS4 players depending on the title.

Population sizes and matchmaking times have seen a significant improvement as a result.

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Dauntless impressions: pocket universe Monster Hunter

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4 minute read Dauntless, a free to play hunting game, has stood out as many things these past few days – simple, to the point, and almost entirely out of reach. Platforms: PC, Xbox One, PS4 (Switch and mobile to come) Free to play Epic Games Store exclusive Genre: monster hunting Developer: Phoenix Labs Among … Read more