Overwatch cross-console play being considered by Blizzard

Do all of your friends play Blizzard’s latest team-based hero first-person shooter, Overwatch, on Xbox One? Are you sad and lonely playing on your PlayStation 4 with randoms who only ever want to play as Hanzo? Well, I have some good news for you.

Overwatch could get cross-console play soon according to a new tweet.

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If not in the near future, Blizzard is at least considering the option.

The same Twitter user went on to ask if cross-platform play between consoles and PC would ever happen.

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So if you’re lonely playing on a console and all your friends are playing on PC yielding the power of a mouse and keyboard — sorry — but you will have to remain forever alone.

Overwatch released on May 23, 2016 for PC, PS4, and Xbox One. Check out our review of it here.

My Opinion:

Overwatch cross-console support sounds nice — more people for me to cold-heartedly mow down in spawn as Bastion or clobber with Winston. Rocket League is set to soon receive cross-console support, so it’s plausible, but who knows how much of a priority of Blizzards it is currently.


Tyler Fischer is an Associate Writer for MONG who plays video games when he’s not busy researching alien conspiracy theories at 2AM. You can find him on Twitter.

 

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