EA Sports has announced that it will begin testing cross-platform multiplayer in FIFA 22 on PS5, Xbox Series X|S, and Google Stadia. No exact date beyond “the near future” has been given by EA, but the publisher did confirm that the testing will cover matches in the Online Seasons and Online Friendlies mode of the soccer game.
“While we want to enable our players to play with as many friends and others as possible, we limited the test to these two modes with the aim of reducing the chance for introducing new issues into the game,” EA Vancouver’s Goran Popovic said in an FAQ. “We are confident that the game data and feedback that we get from these two modes will help inform how cross-play could further be implemented in future titles.”
When FIFA 22 is updated for the cross-play test, players will be able to opt in and out through a widget located at the bottom right-hand corner of the main menu. A few button prompts later, and you’ll be able to play against your fellow gamers on other platforms.
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