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It sounds like PlayStation 4 and Xbox One players won't be playing together anytime soon

Posted On: Jun 14, 2018   |   Posted By: Business Insider

It sounds like PlayStation 4 and Xbox One players won't be playing together anytime soon

"Fortnite" is the biggest game in the world, available on every platform.
On most platforms where the game is available, you can play cross-platform with friends on other consoles.
In the case of PlayStation 4, Sony limits "Fortnite" players in two ways that are making players angry.
It's the latest instance of Sony refusing to open its platform to cross-platform gameplay.
Microsoft leader Phil Spencer said talks between Sony and Microsoft over cross-platform play have stalled.
"I just get stuck in who this is helping," Xbox leader Phil Spencer told me.
"It doesn't help the developer. The developer just wants more people to play their game. It doesn't help the player. The players just want to play with their friends who also play games on console," he said.
"So I just get stuck in who this is helping."
Spencer was clearly frustrated. I'd asked about Microsoft's ongoing ambitions to unify multiplayer gaming across competing game consoles, and it sounds like things have stalled with Sony's PlayStation 4 - the...

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