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

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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 last year, but better late than never). It has even found a home on mobile platforms, with iOS and Android players enjoying games together. Cross-platform play is a beneficial feature for everyone, and it’s only continuing to get bigger as console manufacturers begin putting aside their differences to build larger gaming communities. With streaming services potentially offering play alongside consoles and PC, it will only get better over time.

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. Cross-play will even likely be possible with certain games on next-generation systems, and games themselves, like the upcoming Overwatch 2, will even support play with previous games in the same series. 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
  • 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
  • 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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