According to the builders of ARK: Survival Evolved, the sport has the potential of pairing PS4 and Xbox One gamers collectively, nevertheless it gained’t occur as a result of Sony is saying no.
In yet one more case in Sony’s refusal to permit cross-platform play, ARK: Survival Evolved co-creative director Jeremy Stieglitz advised his Twitter followers that the studio has cross-play working internally.
Stieglitz was requested if it’ll ever be a realty, nevertheless, and his reply wasn’t very encouraging.
We have it working internally, however presently Sony will not permit it
— Jeremy Stieglitz (@arkjeremy) August 18, 2017
This sounds eerily much like what Rocket League developer Psyonix said when asked the same question some time in the past. Rocket League helps cross-play between all platforms, besides PS4.
This can be the case for Minecraft, which helps the identical function on all platforms besides PS4. It’s not clear why Sony insists on blocking cross-platform play for many builders, whereas making it obtainable selectively for others like within the case of Street Fighter four, and Final Fantasy 14.
ARK: Survival Evolved is out August 29 on PC, PS4, and Xbox One. The recreation is presently in Early Access.