Electronic Arts today clarified the cross-play contours for Battlefield 2042, and the publisher will not be mixing the different generations of consoles together.
The intricacies of Battlefield 2042 cross-play
As is the case with more and more games now, Battlefield 2042 will therefore be cross-play, meaning that players on different platforms will be able to play the same games. Or almost, as the DiCE developers indicate.
One of the most frequently asked questions concerns cross-play. We can confirm that this is a feature that we are looking to develop and test for Battlefield 2042. To address this, we have made the decision to move the Technical Play Test later this summer so that we have the opportunity to test cross-play.
- Xbox Series X, Xbox Series S, PS5 and PC players will be able to play together
- It will be possible to disable the cross game between PC and Xbox Series X | S and PS5
- Xbox One and PS4 players will be able to play together
Therefore, the developers have decided to separate the players between the new consoles and the old ones. Undoubtedly, this is due to the technical limitations of the old consoles that, remember, will not be entitled to cards as large as the Xbox Series X versions | S, PS5 and PC of the game. In Xbox One and PS4, the games We will be able to accommodate up to 64 players while we will upload up to 128 players in Xbox Series X, Xbox Series S and PC.
However, progress and purchases made in the game will be shared across all versions of the game.
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