“For the reason that launch of Apex Legends, cross-play has been probably the most requested options from our gamers who need the power to play with their pals on different platforms,” reads a submit on the Apex Legends blog. “Through the cross-play beta, gamers could have full entry to cross-play performance whereas we gather knowledge, take a look at the function at scale, and most significantly, hearken to you, the followers, for suggestions.”
Beginning on October 6, gamers will be capable of begin forming events consisting of gamers throughout the assorted Apex Legends supporting platforms (PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Origin, and, quickly, Steam). The choice to group with gamers throughout varied platforms can be enabled by default, so you need to simply be capable of seek for your pal’s username and add them to your celebration/pals checklist.
From there, the method is pretty commonplace. Gamers will (hopefully) be grouped collectively no matter platform, and the sport will point out which platform every participant is at the moment utilizing. Whereas Apex Legends is not going to allow cross-platform development at the beginning of this beta interval, it is possible for you to to make use of in-game communication choices to speak to your teammates no matter which platform they’re utilizing.