All the cross-platform games available now for consoles and PC

Mortal Kombat 11 is the latest game to get cross-play support

Not that long ago, the thought of cross-platform online multiplayer between Sony, Microsoft, and Nintendo sounded like a pipe dream. In the past year or so, thanks to games like Minecraft, Fortnite, and Rocket League, competitors have realized that supporting cross-platform games is a win for all (Sony only realized this in late 2018, but better late than never). It has even found a home on mobile platforms, with iOS and Android players enjoying games together and expanding the player-base for free-to-play games, as well. Not all cross-play games support the feature on every system, however, with certain titles leaving out Nintendo Switch, Stadia, or PC.

While the feature is still in its infancy, it will likely continue to expand in the coming years. Activision’s Call of Duty: Modern Warfare supported cross-play right from its launch, Dauntless has been surging as the first game to have full cross-platform support at launch, and more are likely to follow in its footsteps as we move through 2020. Cross-play will even likely be possible with certain games on next-generation systems like PS5 and Xbox Series X, the latter of which won’t be getting true exclusive games for at least a year. Games still separate players based on control input, as well, so console players won’t be at a disadvantage against PC players who use a mouse and keyboard.

Full cross-platform support

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Right now, only a handful of games support full cross-play across all platforms, but the list is likely to grow in the future.

  • Fortnite: PS4, Xbox One, Switch, PC, mobile
  • Dauntless: PS4, Xbox One, PC, Switch
  • Rocket League: Xbox One, Switch, PC, PS4
  • SMITE: Xbox One, Switch, PC, PS4
  • Paladins: Champions of the Realm: Xbox One, Switch, PC, PS4
  • Realm Royale: Xbox One, Switch, PC, PS4
  • Call of Duty: Modern Warfare: Xbox One, PS4, PC
  • Brawlhalla: Switch, Xbox One, PS4, PC
  • Super Mega Baseball 2: PS4, Xbox One, PC, Switch
  • Fantasy Strike: PS4, Switch, Mac, PC (including Linux)
  • World of Warships: Legends: PS4, Xbox One, PC
  • Minecraft: Xbox One, PS4 Switch, PC, mobile

Partial cross-platform support

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Many games support cross-play for some platforms, but not all. Several may work with one console and PC, but not include support with every other system. These are listed below.

Note: A slash indicates separate cross-play support for different platforms

  • DC Universe Online: PS4, PC
  • Aragami: Xbox One, PC, Switch/PS4, PC
  • Ark: Survival Evolved: Xbox One, PC
  • Astroneer: Xbox One, PC
  • Blobcat: Switch, PC
  • Chess Ultra: Xbox One, Switch, PC/PC, PS4
  • Deep Rock Galactic: Xbox One, PC
  • Dick Wilde 2: PS4, PC
  • Disc Jam: Switch, PC/PC, PS4
  • Eve: Valkyrie: PS4, PC
  • Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn: PS4, PC, Mac
  • Full Metal Furies: Xbox One, PC
  • Games of Glory: PS4, PC
  • Guns of Icarus Online: PS4, PC, Mac
  • Happy Wars: Xbox One, PC
  • Hearthstone: PC, Mac, iOS, Android
  • Hero Siege: PC, Mac, mobile, Switch/PC, Mac, mobile, PS4
  • Hex: PS4, PC
  • Hover: Xbox One, Switch, PC/PC, PS4
  • Kabounce: PS4, PC
  • Mantis Burn Racing: PS4, PC/Switch, Xbox One, PC
  • Mortal Kombat 11: PS4, Xbox One (upcoming)
  • Mushroom Wars 2: Switch, PC, Mac, mobile
  • NBA 2K Playgrounds 2: Xbox One, Switch, PC
  • Next Up Hero: Xbox One, Switch, Mac, PC
  • Overload: Xbox One, PC/PS4, PC
  • Phantasy Star Online 2: PS4, PC
  • Pinball FX 3: PS4, PC/Switch, Xbox One, PC
  • PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds: PS4, Xbox One
  • Pox Nora: PS4, PC, Mac
  • Pure Chess: PC, 3DS
  • Rec Room: PS4, PC
  • Riptide GP Renegade: Switch, PC/Xbox One, PC
  • Roblox: Xbox One, PC, Mac, mobile
  • Siegecraft Commander: PS4, PC/Switch, Xbox One, PC
  • Sniper Elite V2 Remastered: Xbox One, PC
  • Spacelords: PS4, PC /Xbox One, PC
  • Sports Bar VR: PS4, PC
  • Star Trek: Bridge Crew: PS4, PC
  • Street Fighter V: PS4, PC
  • Square Heroes: PS4, PC
  • Super Dungeon Bros: PS4, PC, Mac/Xbox One, PC
  • Trailblazers: PS4, PC, Mac/Xbox One, Switch, PC
  • Treasure Stack: Xbox One, Switch, PC
  • Tooth and Tail: PS4, PC, Mac
  • Ultimate Chicken Horse: PS4, PC, Mac/Switch, PC, Mac
  • War Thunder:  PS4, PC, Mac/Xbox One, PC, Mac
  • Wargroove: Switch, Xbox One, PC
  • Weapons of Mythology: New Age: PS4, PC
  • Werewolves Within: PS4, PC

Xbox Play Anywhere cross-play

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Microsoft’s Play Anywhere initiative allows many first-party titles to be bought once and played on both Xbox One and PC. Some of the games in the program even support cross-play.

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