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25 Sep 2010
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Are any games cross platform multiplayer? PS3 vs XBOX 360??

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Hey,

 

I have a PS3 and my friends have just (foolishly) bought XBOX 360's,

 

Are there any games where I can play online against them?? (or with them of course!)

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Short answer no and probably never will be.

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No........

Due to the closed nature of both networks no. MS have different standards to say Sony. Another problem is that xbox live all the servers are MS ones PSN it devs.....etc
Your never see anything like this
PSN more likely to get PS3 vc PC due to the devs running the servers.
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PC yes, very easy, XBOX 360. No, Microsoft won't allow it any more. The PAY for P2P XBOX 360 live service won't be allowed to connect to the completely free Server hosted world of the PS3 and PC online networks. Sony consoles have as far back as PS2 been bumping PC users of tracks as they were playing on the same servers in EA game. Micro soft don't want their PAYING users mixing with NON paying users.
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Microsoft have attempted to support cross platform gaming in recent years, Shadowrun could be played cross format between XBOX360 and PC but as far as im aware there are no cross platform titles which encompass the playstation. That having been said, im not sure this has been persued as a venture which has any future as that was the first n last tile i heard of and its a couple o years old now.

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slugvendor wrote:

Microsoft have attempted to support cross platform gaming in recent years, Shadowrun could be played cross format between XBOX360 and PC


Yeah. They later gave up on that idea though, because the PC people kept winning. Aiming with a mouse have a rather large advantage.

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Counter Strike: Global Offencive is supposed to be cross platform PS3 and PC.  I think Wii also wants to allow crossplatform play with their newer wii coming out but MSoft still isn't jumping the bandwagon.  but i'm sure sooner or later it will be commone.. maybe with ps4 and xbox next

 

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spidey_the wrote:

Counter Strike: Global Offencive is supposed to be cross platform PS3 and PC.  I think Wii also wants to allow crossplatform play with their newer wii coming out but MSoft still isn't jumping the bandwagon.  but i'm sure sooner or later it will be commone.. maybe with ps4 and xbox next

 


yes the new counter-strike will be cross-platform with ps3,pc and mac..and support mouse and keyboard for ps3.....win,win....:Thumbs:

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There's also Dust 514 coming sometime which will be an interesting cross-platform where PS3 gamers play an FPS game while working with EVE online players on PC. The mouse issue is moot, because PC players aren't involved in the FPS action.

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Is there no developer that could try and pilot other games like Battlefield 2 for cross platform gaming? The logic behind it is actually not to dofficult, is it?

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spidey_the wrote:

Counter Strike: Global Offencive is supposed to be cross platform PS3 and PC.  I think Wii also wants to allow crossplatform play with their newer wii coming out but MSoft still isn't jumping the bandwagon.  but i'm sure sooner or later it will be commone.. maybe with ps4 and xbox next

 


 

The new Counterstrike was going to be cross plaform with Ps3 n PC but a couple of weeks ago Valve decided to drop that feature so they would be able to update the PC faster without having to do the Ps3 version at the same time. To be honest I wasnt suprised when I read it lol 

 

The only way to get cross plaform with Ps3 n 360 would be with EA Games due to them running their own servers, even on Xbox live. If like me you had your Ps2 online you'll remember the EA Games were exclusively online on Ps2 for a couple of years due to EA wanting to use their own servers and M$ saying no. Eventually M$ buckled and EA were allowed to have servers running alongside Live. This is the only way I could see something like Ps3 n 360 cross plaform play working. Whether M$ would green light their users connecting with PSN users through EA servers is highly doubtful tho...... 

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Lost planet colonies edition can be played with pc-xbox360 and ps3 this game is a true cross multi player

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Portal 2, (though not exactly a shooter, has guns :$) supposedly allows PC vs PS3 play.
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there has only ever been 1 cross platform game i can think of and that was Final Fantasy 11 which was PS2 & xbo 360 and PC coul all play together

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Uhhhh..... Mojang and Jinx are planning for Cross Platform in Minecraft.... So YEAH YOU CAN! Maybe Yeah Yay im so HYPE HEYPE HYPE

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Did I not read in the PS4 General section a few days ago that Microsoft were pushing for cross network online gaming and being praised for it.

 

i just googled it and found this http://tinyurl.com/jdwlgv9 make of it what you will, Sony have stated "we're happy to talk about the possibility" my interpretation of that is "very doubtful" but who knows. After all Sean Connery said "never again" and went back on his word.

 

The question would be if the PS3 and 360 would be included in future plans as they are older tech and incapable of handling new games.

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