Xbox Live opens up cross-platform: you may get the multiplayer Xbox-One-Apple
Microsoft has announced a major change in its strategy, console: Xbox Live will support multiplayer games cross-platform, allowing players to challenge other people who have different consoles like the PlayStation 4, or even platforms like iOS, tvOS and OS X.
The games that are to bear this new feature will allow players to challenge people who use different systems, from the PlayStation 4 up to your PC, Mac, Apple TV and iPhone/iPad. The program director of [email protected] Chris Charla clearly stipulates that it is up to the developers to support this feature, and that the players can always choose whether to only play against other users on Xbox Live, or “open up” to other platforms.
This feature will allow developers to create cross-platform games Xbox Live – Apple, for example, creating titles for the Xbox Arcade that can also be launched on tvOS or on iOS. Clearly it will be very simple games, but it could also be interesting for the dev mobile apps make optimized versions for Xbox Arcade of their hit titles.
Of course, the most important news is the possible to challenge players of Xbox and PlayStation, but also iOS could say his part...
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