Just in: Microsoft officially announces the cross-network play support between two of the current gen consoles, PlayStation 4, Xbox One and Windows 10 PCs.
From now onwards, the games which use Xbox Live will be getting support from Microsoft. Meaning that players from PlayStation 4, Xbox One and Windows platform can play against each other in a single game. The word came from the update by Chris Charla, Director of ID at Xbox from the website.
First, in addition to natively supporting cross-platform play between Xbox One and Windows 10 games that use Xbox Live, we’re enabling developers to support cross-network play as well. This means players on Xbox One and Windows 10 using Xbox Live will be able to play with players on different online multiplayer networks – including other console and PC networks.
Of course, it’s up to game developers to support this feature, and Xbox Live players will always have the option of choosing to play only with other Xbox Live players. We’re thrilled to confirm that Psyonix’s Rocket League will be one of the first games to take advantage of this new capability by enabling cross-network play between Xbox One and PC players, with an open invitation for other networks to participate as well.
This is one of the major development we have seen lately. Rocket League is among one of the famous game on Steam and it would be a good sign to see players from different platforms competing against each other. Stay tuned for more updates!