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Microsoft Xbox One now open to cross-platform play with the Sony PS4, Windows 10 PCs

Written by Andre Yoskowitz (Google+) @ 15 Mar 2016 13:58

Microsoft Xbox One now open to cross-platform play with the Sony PS4, Windows 10 PCs Microsoft has announced that the Xbox Live online network is now open to cross-platform play with the PlayStation 4 and Windows 10 PC gamers.
Said Microsoft exec Chris Charla: "We're enabling developers to support cross-network play . . . This means players on Xbox One and Windows 10 using Xbox Live will be able to play with players on different online multiplayer networks including other console and PC networks.

"Of course, it's up to game developers to support this feature . . . We're thrilled to confirm that Psyonix's Rocket League will be one of the first games to take advantage of this new capability by enabling cross-network play between Xbox One and PC players, with an open invitation for other networks to participate as well."


If the new service becomes mainstream, gamers are likely to be very excited by the prospects. There will no longer be any need to buy multiple consoles just to be able to play games with different friends or family who may be a Sony or Xbox fanboy.

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