Microsoft will let Xbox gamers play against PS4 and PC gamers online

Microsoft logoMicrosoft has made a big announcement today that’s going to impact how Xbox owners play online. The company has hinted at allowing cross-network play and today it has announced just that. Microsoft has confirmed that developers making games for Xbox One and Windows 10 will soon be able to support cross-network play, this means that gamers on Xbox will be able to play online against players on PlayStation 4 and PC.

The only caveat here is that Sony and others will have to participate so that gamers on these platforms can play online against each other.

Microsoft will let Xbox gamers play against PS4 and PC gamers online

It has been announced today that Rocket League is going to be one of the first titles to support cross-network play, Microsoft says there’s it’s extending an “open invitation for other networks to participate as well,” hinting that other console manufacturers like Sony can allow gamers to play online against each other regardless of the platform they’re on.

Director of ID@Xbox Chris Charla explained that it’s up to game developers to support this feature and even if they do, Xbox Live players will always have the option to play online against Xbox Live players only.

Microsoft’s move has the potential to change how gamers play online, breaking the shackles that bind them to Xbox Live and PlayStation Network, thereby removing a major restriction that holds console gaming hostage.

Source: Ubergizmo

Tags: game consoles, Microsoft, Windows 10, Xbox One

Add comment

Your name:
Sign in with:
Your comment:

Enter code:

E-mail (not required)
E-mail will not be disclosed to the third party

Last news

Pokemon GO had the potential to net $1 billion a year
The report said that Hon Hai has invested about US$600 million in India
Market research firm IDC reports that in the third quarter of this year
Customers will only have to shell out 50% of the cost of their Galaxy S7 device
New flagship will launch in 2017
Patent hints at name of the upcoming Surface AIO
IBM, Globalfoundries and Samsung have chosen to use extreme ultraviolet (EUV) light to pattern transistors
Samsung Galaxy TabPro S - a tablet with the Windows-keyboard
The first Windows-tablet with the 12-inch display Super AMOLED
June 7, 2016 /
Keyboards for iOS
Ten iOS keyboards review
July 18, 2015 /
Samsung E1200 Mobile Phone Review
A cheap phone with a good screen
March 8, 2015 / 4
Creative Sound Blaster Z sound card review
Good sound for those who are not satisfied with the onboard solution
September 25, 2014 / 2
Samsung Galaxy Gear: Smartwatch at High Price
The first smartwatch from Samsung - almost a smartphone with a small body
December 19, 2013 /
HP Slate 7 is a 7-inch Android 4 Tablet PC with good sound
A cost-effective, 7-inch tablet PC from a renowned manufacturer
October 25, 2013 / 4

News Archive



Do you use microSD card with your phone?
or leave your own version in comments