[Update] Sony has issued a response to Microsoft’s invitation, providing the following statement to Gamespot:
“PlayStation has been supporting cross-platform play between PC on several software titles starting with Final Fantasy 11 on PS2 and PC back in 2002.”
“We would be happy to have the conversation with any publishers or developers who are interested in cross platform play.”
[Original Story] Today Microsoft announced a few new features on the Xbox News website, revealing a range of different features that is set to bring a range of features to the Xbox One console.
One of these new features is cross-network play, probably the most interesting of all the announcements, it will allow Xbox owners to play games alongside PC players, marking the first time this kind of compatibility has been added to a console.
The Verge is reporting that this could mean that support for cross-platform play between the Xbox One and PS4 could come soon after this, however, this comes with no confirmation from Microsoft.
Of course, this kind of compatibility would also require Sony the participate in the feature.
Microsoft has confirmed that Rocket League will be one of the first games to support cross-platform play, with support coming for developers to use on other games. What makes this interested, is the statement after confirming Rocket League as the first cross-platform title, stating that they are providing “an open invitation for other networks to participate as well”, which could lead to Sony’s participation.
That said, Sony has not commented on any such feature yet.
You can read more about this at the source link below.
Source: Xbox News
Via: The Verge