It doesn’t matter where your platform allegiance lies anymore. The Rocket League community can now play against each other no matter the platform. PC, Xbox One, Switch, and now PS4 players can start randomly matchmaking against one another across all Rocket League modes.
Psyonix’s VP of Publishing Jeremy Dunham thanked the folks at PlayStation for making it possible for all players to play against each other. “With special thanks to all our friends and colleagues at PlayStation, we are thrilled to announce that starting right now, Rocket League has entered the PlayStation Cross-Play Beta program!”
Rocket League joins Fortnite as the second game to enter PlayStation’s Cross-Play Beta program.
Here’s how to make sure you are matching up against everyone else:
Go to Options, then the Gameplay tab, and make sure the Cross-Platform Play box is checked.
Alright, playing against each other is cool and all – but when can we start playing with each other Psyonix? The long-awaited cross-platform party system is nearly here. According to Psyonix, it’s coming in the first Rocket League update in 2019. Details on how it works will be coming soon, but the system “allows you to partner up with friends on any platform with the push of a few buttons.”
When Sony first revealed this beta program with Fortnite, they said they “identified a path toward supporting cross-platform features for select third party content.” Psyonix and Epic were big proponents for cross-platform play. Let’s hope this “path” makes it easier for other third-party games to jump onboard.
While Fortnite and Rocket League communities aren’t hurting on any specific platform, cross-platform play could give less popular games a way to consolidate their community and grow.