Microsoft makes Xbox Live open for cross-platform multiplayer




Xbox will support cross-network play. This allows multiplayer games across multiple platforms will still play together. The first game that supports it is Rocket League. Initially it applies to Windows 10 PC and Xbox One. Other platforms will follow.

This opens Microsoft’s Xbox Live platform so that users of other platforms here can play on it. Developer Psyonix Rocket League says on his blog are honored to present the first game with cross-network play. Psyonix ultimately wants as many platforms can play against each other. At first true cross-network option for Xbox One and Windows 10 PCs. Information on other platforms will follow soon, but that is the next platform PlayStation 4 seems only a matter of time.

Rocket League already supports cross-platform play between PlayStation 4 and PC. The Xbox version of the game did not support this functionality because the Xbox platform did not support this. However, creators of games have to add the function itself to Xbox games requires ID @ Xbox director Chris Charla his ID @ Xbox blog. Microsoft is inviting other platforms to do with this.

ID @ Xbox is a publication program for Xbox mainly independent developers. The first games were available through this platform in 2014. At present, the third round Game Developers Conference ID @ Xbox busy. Besides cross-network-play, Microsoft announced that the XNA framework some time ago has been quietly added to an open source solution Monogamous . For example, some XNA games can also be played on the Xbox One.


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