From the battle royale craze to the push for streamed games, 2018 has already seen its fair share of gaming trends. But one of the most frustratingly consistent stories is Sony’s self-destructive unwillingness to allow games on PS4 to cross-play with other consoles.
This is by no means a new policy of theirs -- they’ve been doing it for years. But with a larger variety of places to play games than ever, this stance is becoming more noticeable and more disruptive. Games like Fortnite, Rocket League, and Minecraft (alongside the runaway success of the Switch) are pushing the issue into the limelight, and Sony is doing little to respond.
This is a syndicated post. Read the original at IGN Video Games 2018-07-02.