PUBG is getting cross-platform support for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One

Shawn Knight

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PUBG Corporation on Monday announced that cross-platform support for PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds is coming to consoles.

In a post on the official Xbox blog, PUBG Corporation community manager Cecilia Lee said cross-platform play has been the most requested feature since the game launched on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. Come next month, it’ll finally happen.

In addition to getting to test yourself against a wider variety of gamers, cross-network play will result in a larger player pool which should lead to shorter wait times between matches.

Speaking of, Season 4 will include a striking new look for PUBG’s first and most iconic map, Erangel. The update will introduce new building styles, more realistic terrain and scenery, lure regarding the history of the island and some changes to the map itself.

PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds hasn’t been getting as much press as rival Fortnite as of late but make no mistake, it’s still an immensely popular game. According to Wikipedia, it’s still in the top six list of best-selling and most-played video games by player count.

PUBG Corporation will enable cross-platform support on the PUBG Public Test Server (PTS) in late September before rolling the feature out to the live servers in early October.

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QuantumPhysics

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My problem with cross platform play is that there may be disparities based on the controller and the system performance.

Xbox One X outperforms Playstation 4.

I personally don't like the PS4 controller over the Xbox controller.
 

Puiu

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My problem with cross platform play is that there may be disparities based on the controller and the system performance.

Xbox One X outperforms Playstation 4.

I personally don't like the PS4 controller over the Xbox controller.
There are many that prefer the PS4 controller. It's a competitive FPS on consoles anyway, both will be bad.
The real difference is when you pit someone with a controller against someone with mouse and keyboard.
 

Markoni35

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That must be the most incompetently written game on the market.
It's like 5-year olds wrote the code.
The only thing it does properly is overheating your GPU, while showing year-2004-level graphics. It should be banned, because it contributes to global warming.
 
Most of these articles are saying Cross Network play. How will this work with true cross-platform meaning I can squad up with people on another console? Does this mean my PS4 squad and can play against other Xbox squads only or will I be able to team up with my friend who has an Xbox and we can both play together on different consoles?