Genshin Impactsomewhat unique, supports cross-save as well as. So if you decide to play on your phone for a while, you’ll be able to keep all your progress when you go back to your console. It’s a nice addition that makes this title one of those rare games where you can play with anyone anywhere and feel like you’re immersed in the same game.
Rocket League (Free)
Psyonixs Rocket League has proven that his concept of “What if football, but with cars?” is here to stay. And thanks to the use of Epic’s online services platform, players on PlayStation, Xbox, Nintendo Switch or PC can all play together. Interestingly, PC players who play the game via the Epic Game Store or Steam can take part in the cross-platform promotion, even though Steam is a rival game store for Epic. Who says we can’t all get along?
Autumn guys (Free)
When Autumn guys came on stage, it was overshadowed Among us, but it has still maintained a healthy player base. This game is a battle royale – albeit the most adorable one you’ve ever seen – where 60 players compete across obstacle courses and game show-style arenas to be the last (ahem, Jelly Bean) standing. The best part is that it recently became free to play, so you don’t have to spend a dime to try it out.
Overcooked! As much as you can eat ($40)
If you enjoy the chaos of working in a professional kitchen, then you’ve probably never done it in real life. Fortunately, Overcooked! As much as you can eat is much more fun than a real job. This game requires players to work together to prepare, cook and serve food to customers in a fast-paced environment. This version features crossplay across a variety of platforms, allowing you to recruit chefs from almost anywhere.
No man’s sky ($60)
For a game that began its life with an isolated spaceman exploring a vast and unimaginably lonely universe, any kind of crossplay is already a significant change. But Hello Games has continued to iterate No man’s skyOnline multiplayer features have been added, allowing you to meet other travelers. You can play with players on Windows, Xbox One, Xbox Series how unique the development of this game isit’s a worthy addition. No man’s sky even has overhauled its entire capital ship system and added new types of multiplayer missions that you can take on with friends or strangers.
Baldur’s Gate 3 (Someday)
Larian Studios’ Baldur’s Gate 3 was one of the biggest hits of 2023 and was celebrated for its rich storytelling that makes players feel like the consequences have real weight. Just like the tabletop D&D it’s based on, friends can play together in the same campaign. Up to four players can form a group and play through the story together online.