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Essays 03 August 2022, 14:01

author: Patrick Manelski

A fanatic of MMO-games, who's lost in the fantasy world. He won't say no to a good book or TV series.

Best Crossplay Video Games 2022 - Available on (Almost) All Platforms!

If you have a PC and your friend has a PS4, that doesn't mean you can't play together. There are multiplayer crossplay games that you can still play even if you have different hardware. Here's a list of cross-platform games for 2022.

Halo Infinite

Business model: Free to Play + Buy-to-Play

Platforms: PC, XONE, XSX

The Halo series is back in a very interesting edition. Halo Infinite offers not only a story campaign, but also a separate multiplayer mode. The former is available for a fee, and it will be expanded with the possibility of playing in cooperation over time. The MP, in turn, can be played for free, thus gaining access to dynamic clashes between players with the possibility of purchasing optional cosmetic items.

What's cross-play in Halo Infinite like? In multiplayer, all platforms play with each other, participating in joint battles. However, it's worth adding that this option cannot be turned on or off for now. Instead, it is always active and you don't know which player is playing what platform in the match. In addition, Halo Infinite offers account progress sharing regardless of which platform we are currently using, which is neat.

Battlefield 2042

Business model: Buy-to-Play

Platforms: PC, PS4, XONE, PS5, XSX

One would like to say that the good old Battlefield is back , but the latest installment, the 2042, was not received very warmly. This production has its problems, and it does not offer a story campaign, focusing entirely on multiplayer gameplay instead. On the other hand, it provides a multitude of modes, a large number of characters (specialists) with different skills and equipment, and the ability to modify your equipment.

Battlefield 2042 offers cross-play, but with some limitations. Old consoles, i.e. PlayStation 4 and Xbox One, can play with each other, but they cannot play with PC, PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X/S. Next-gens and PC can easily play together. This is due to technological curbs – new-gen and PCs support battles for up to 128 players, which is not available on last-generation consoles.

Farming Simulator 22

  1. Business model: buy-to-play
  2. Platforms: PC, PS4, Xone, PS5, XSX

The Farming Simulator series is very popular among some players. Adding it to this ranking was only natural. The ninth part is even more of the things that virtual farmers have known for years. However, this doesn't mean that there's nothing new here. The biggest addition is certainly the introduction of a cycle of seasons. Besides, there are new maps. So what... get on the tractor and start plowing the fields! It won't happen itself.

Since working in the field and caring for farm animals isn't easy, it's worth getting some extra hands! To do this, you need to launch the multiplayer mode and invite your friends to cooperate. It doesn't matter what device they play on. The title supports full crossplay across all platforms.

  1. Farming Simulator 22 in our encyclopedia

GRID Legends

  1. Business model: buy-to-play
  2. Platforms: PC, PS4, Xone, PS5, XSX

This is the first racing game on this list! It had to come eventually. GRID Legends is an arcade racing game, which largely caters to casual players. The competition takes place on real tracks, streets of real cities as well as in places entirely invented by the developers from the Codemasters studio. There are many tracks to choose from. Same as cars. Over 100 cars have been prepared for the game.

Racing against artificial intelligence doesn't provide as many thrills as competing with live players. So, you might be excited to know that GRID Legends fully supports crossplay, which is available without any restrictions. For example: in a race with five competitors, everyone can play on a different platform and everything works without a hitch.

  1. GRID Legends in our encyclopedia

AND MAYBE NEED FOR SPEED?

Another racing game with full cross-platform play support is Need for Speed: Heat. From 2019, we can race on PCs and last-gen consoles (praise the devs for backward compatibility!). Unlike GRID Legends, the twenty-first entry in the NFS series is available on Xbox Game Pass.

Minecraft

Minecraft

Genshin Impact

Genshin Impact

No Man's Sky

No Man's Sky

Call of Duty: Warzone

Call of Duty: Warzone

Sea of Thieves

Sea of Thieves

Rocket League

Rocket League

Among Us

Among Us

Dauntless

Dauntless

Smite

Smite

Fortnite: Save the World

Fortnite: Save the World

Final Fantasy XIV: Stormblood

Final Fantasy XIV: Stormblood

MLB: The Show 21

MLB: The Show 21

The Best Sniper Games 2022: One Shot One Kill!
The Best Sniper Games 2022: One Shot One Kill!

A sniper rifle with a scope are an irresistible duo found in almost every shooter. However, only a few titles enable you to feel like a real sniper. Here are the best sniper games where you can play as a marksmen.

Best survival games 2022 | TOP 25
Best survival games 2022 | TOP 25

The best survival games where you will collect resources, build shelters and try to survive in the jungle, outer space, underwater and during the zombie apocalypse.

No one really cares about crossplay
No one really cares about crossplay

The great console war has recently witnessed the opening of a new front. This time, the struggle focused on cross-platform play, and the shortest straw was drawn by Sony, which received a healthy dose of criticism. But is it really that much of an issue?

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