After its public tussle over cross-play in Fortnite, the PlayStation maker is taking flak from yet another developer. This time, its from the CEO of Paladins and Smite developer Hi-Rez Studios.
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As criticism and backlash against Sony's stance on cross-play between different platforms grows, Fallout 76's Bethesda has joined the fray by fingering Sony for the lack of cross-play in its game.
Sony America's CEO, Shawn Layden, has indicated the company is hearing gamers' concerns about its restrictive cross-play policy and looking into possible solutions that may open up its platform.
John Smedley, the former President of the now-defunct Sony Online Entertainment, suggested that the internal reasoning at Sony regarding the lack of cross-play on PS4 was all about money.
As expected of Microsoft's head of gaming, Phil Spencer took aim at Sony over its anti-consumer stance regarding cross-play and sharing a Fortnite account between the PS4 and Nintendo Switch.
The head honcho for Xbox expressed doubt at the possibility of Sony coming around and accepting Microsoft's invitation for cross-platform play between Playstation 4 and Xbox One users.
During an interview, developer Psyonix discussed the potential damage Sony could do to the industry by refusing to allow cross-console multiplayer between them and competing platforms.