In years gone by one of the biggest deciding factors when buying a console was based upon what ecosystem your friends were all playing. I remember when I was in secondary school I bounced between Playstation and Xbox as a result of who I wanted to play Gamebattles with in that year's Call Of Duty. Fast forward 10 or so years and now a lot of titles boast cross-play which allows for players to jump into games together across PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X, Nintendo Switch, PC and even mobile platforms. But that does beg the question, what are the best cross platform games?

For me it’s one of the most exciting progressions of modern day gaming, I myself am primarily a PC gamer and being able to hop on and join with my friends on console is a dream come true. Cross-play is clearly a great and much desired feature and we’re sure it’s one of the reasons Fortnite is such a gaming behemoth, it just makes sense.

Fortnite best cross platform games

However, this feature is not in all games; although it does not seem incredibly difficult to implement anymore there are some cases where platforms seem less keen to allow cross-play. This has primarily been Sony as they obviously would prefer for people to purchase a PS4/PS5 in order to play with their friends etc rather than simply jump into cross-play and stay on another console ecosystem. But now with some pressure rising it seems the winds are changing as we see huge franchises such as Call Of Duty moving away from the strict same platform only multiplayer in their most recent releases.

Another important note cross-play is not always just all platforms, some may be just Xbox and PC or just Nintendo Switch and Xbox for example.

cod-vanguard-newsletter-1636126316F8mF5.jpg

In this list we’ll be picking the best cross platform games to date as there is a decent number now and there are new ones coming all the time. We will split the lists into paid and free games and note which platforms are available for cross play.

Best Cross Platform Games (Free)

Here is a list of the best cross platform games that are free

Apex Legends best cross platform games

  • Apex Legends - PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S, Nintendo Switch and PC
  • Call of Duty Warzone - PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S
  • Dauntless - PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S, Nintendo Switch and PC
  • Fortnite - PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S, Nintendo Switch, PC and Mobile
  • Genshin Impact - PS4, PS5, PC and Mobile
  • Halo Infinite (Multiplayer)  - Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S and PC
  • Hearthstone - PC and Mobile
  • Paladins - PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S, Nintendo Switch and PC
  • Pokemon Unite - Nintendo Switch and Mobile
  • Rocket League - PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S, Nintendo Switch and PC
  • Smite - PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S, Nintendo Switch and PC

Best Cross Platform Games (Paid)

Here is a list of the best cross platform games that are paid releases

Destiny 2 Witch Queen best cross platform games

So that's it, our complete list of the best cross platform games. What do you think? Let us know down in the comments below what cross platform games you've been enjoying or if there's any major players we've missed!

Comments
Latest Articles
17 hours ago
Upcoming Xbox Exclusives for 2023 - Starfield, Stalker 2, Redfall and more.

Get excited for the new year with these upcoming Xbox exclusives for 2023, including Starfield, Stalker 2, Redfall and more. See the full list and release dates here as we look at the best Xbox has to offer this year.

Continue reading
1 day ago
What is the difference between the Xbox One, Xbox Series and Xbox Elite controllers?

Our quick and easy guide on the types of Xbox controllers, from the original Xbox One, to the latest Xbox Elite Series 2 controller. Which one will suit your style of gaming?

Continue reading
1 week ago
Upcoming PlayStation Exclusives for 2023 - Forspoken, Final Fantasy XVI, Marvel's Spider-Man 2 and more.

Get excited for the new year with these upcoming PlayStation exclusives for 2023, including Fospoken, Marvel's Spider-Man 2, Final Fantasy XVI and more. See the full list and release dates here.

Continue reading
2 weeks ago
Every Nintendo Switch Limited Edition Released

Get ready to take your gaming experience to the next level with a limited edition Nintendo Switch console. Not only do they look stunning and feature unique design elements, they also come packed with exclusive content and features. From custom artwork to bonus in-game items, you can enjoy your favourite titles in an entirely new way that no other console offers. Whether you’re adding something special to your collection or just want to stand out from the crowd, these limited-edition consoles will be sure to make a statement.

Continue reading
An update is available
An update is available to improve your app experience

We've pushed some shiny new code to make your browsing experience even better.