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  1. 03-14-2016, 08:51 PM
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    Microsoft is announcing a big new feature for Xbox owners today: cross-network play. It's something the software giant has hinted at for years, and now it seems the reality of PS4, Xbox One, and PC players playing the same game together might finally happen. Developers building games for Xbox One and Windows 10 will be able to support the feature, but it will require Sony and others to "participate" in order for games to be played across Xbox One and PlayStation 4.

    Rocket League will be one of the first titles to support the new cross-network play, and Microsoft notes there is an "open invitation for other networks to participate as well," strongly hinting that Sony or other console manufacturers could enable gamers to play their friends regardless of what device they're using.

    If developers and console makers get behind Microsoft's support of cross-network play then it will change the shape of games in the future. Currently, console gamers are restricted to playing titles on the PlayStation Network or Xbox Live, and many pick an Xbox One or PS4 based on what their friends purchased. Opening up online multiplayer gaming across different platforms will remove a big restriction in console gaming, but it will also create a conversation around which titles should allow PC gamers to play against consoles. A mouse and keyboard can still have many advantages over a gamepad for first-person shooters, so it's a new challenge that game developers will have to balance for cross-network play.

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    For rocket league this sounds great but any other games and this may make it incredibly unbalanced.
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    Originally Posted by MessinBound View Post
    For rocket league this sounds great but any other games and this may make it incredibly unbalanced.
    well whilst i agree i also disagree xbox1, ps4 would be okay but if we introduce pc into this.... well i think we would be fucked.
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    Originally Posted by TehMerkMods View Post
    well whilst i agree i also disagree xbox1, ps4 would be okay but if we introduce pc into this.... well i think we would be fucked.
    Thats what I meant :P

    PC breaks everything XD
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    Wonder what happened to it
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    I can't wait for cross-platform gaming, or cross-gen. I think it's screwed up how last-gen gamers got left in the dust. Those huge game developers could still make games for last gen too, but they won't because they get more money if everyone switches to current-gen. Cross-gen is something I'm just hoping for, but cross-platform might actually happen
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