Sony finally allows cross-platform play with PlayStation 4

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Sony is relenting on cross-platform play, after a backlash to policy that prevented gamers on different consoles from playing the same games together with PlayStation 4 owners.

“The first step will be an open beta beginning today for Fortnite that will allow for cross platform gameplay, progression and commerce across PlayStation 4, Android, iOS, Nintendo Switch, Xbox One, Microsoft Windows, and Mac operating systems,” the company said Wednesday. “We see the beta as an opportunity to conduct thorough testing that ensures cross-platform play is best on PlayStation, while being mindful about the user experience from both a technical and social perspective.

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