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Crossplay is ruining multiplayer gaming with PC gamers. News Jani

Crossplay is ruining multiplayer gaming with PC gamers.

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One reader is concerned that console gamers are forced to cross-play games with PC owners, and that this has created an uneven playing field.

September 2018 appointed a president, when Fortnite became the first big-name, cross-platform game. I and many other gamers were equally happy, because now I can play with friends on different platforms. Epic Games, with their massive following, managed to get Sony, as the last holdout, to enable it.

At that time I was busy playing your games where you want with whom you want; It all looked good on paper and it still does today. I’m also behind the aspect of owning a license that would enable you to own a game and play it wherever you want, rather than buying it multiple times, which many games allow these days.

The problem I have, and it’s spreading fast, is PC gamers. They bring players to the table, yes, but the superior keyboard and mouse control system is only the beginning of the problems. They have access to widescreen displays and software they can install that can enable cheating.

I was always behind the idea of ​​crossplay but console only. The PC looked great on paper, but it’s very open to abuse. Every time I lose to a PC player, I think they might be cheating. That maybe it’s not my fault that I’m losing but because they’re using a keyboard and mouse, playing on an ultrawide monitor, or using an embot.

In the last year or so we’ve added field-of-view sliders and keyboard and mouse support to many popular games on consoles, but I wouldn’t want the console versions to just turn into de facto PC versions. Can’t we have the option to crossplay with all or just crossplay with console? You can keep all the stuff that’s added to consoles and have it as an armchair controller experience, which is what I gave up on PC 20 years ago to have.

There’s a solid argument for cross-play on more cooperative games and I don’t have a problem with those games, as I enjoy Flight Simulator 2020 on both Xbox and PC. I have a PC, so it’s not like I can’t play on PC, I just prefer my console.

I know that most games that have an option to turn off crossplay either bury it under too many menus or the Xbox requires a system-level setting that most casual people don’t. will get Maybe you could put it there when loading and asking about brightness settings: consoles vs consoles or full crossplay.

I’d also like to see the standard separate controllers vs. controllers and keyboard and mouse, which is the case in some games but not all. It’s still early days for crossplay and time will tell. I think it’s here to stay, but my parting comment is that I want to beat other players, but I don’t necessarily want to join them.

By the reader @mcsherlocks

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