Borderlands 3 Players will soon be able to band together to hunt for loot across the galaxy across platforms – unless their friends are on PlayStation 4 or PlayStation 5.
Randy Fitchford, President and CEO of Gearbox Software, developer of Borderlands, Twitter Thursday morning He has “good news” and “bad news.” The good news for Fitchford was that Gearbox has prepared an in-game update that will add cross-support across all ‘platforms’. The bad news? 2K games, About 3Fitchford said the publisher, out of gearbox, demanded “to remove support for cross-play on PlayStation consoles” in order to obtain certification for the patch release.
This means that the crossover game will be limited to other platforms on it Borderlands 3 Available: Mac, Stadia, Windows, Xbox One, and Xbox Series X.
Fitchford did not provide further details on the reasons behind the decision. We asked 2K Games and Sony to clarify the situation.
Good news or bad news first? Good news: An update has been released for Borderlands 3 that includes full game support across all platforms. Bad news: To get certified, a publisher must remove cross-support for PlayStation consoles.
Randy Fitchford (@DuvalMagic) May 27, 2021
In the past, cross-holdings would have come from Sony. The infamous company Cross-play late games like Rocket League, Webdo Urgent return to order Where possible. This issue recently surfaced in an epic lawsuit against Apple, when Epic CEO Tim Sweeney revealed that his studio has paid out Sony To play a crossover game in fifteen days. According to Sweeney, Sony has the only platform that requires some compensation for cross-country gaming.
If Sony requests payment for 2K and Gearbox to add cross-play Borderlands 32K Games may have declined the payment, opting instead to completely remove PlayStation consoles from the brand new feature. This appears to be the most likely scenario behind the mysterious removal in Fitchford’s tweet.
This news comes after only two days Bungee opened a crossover beta to unleash another loot Destiny 2, Which includes PlayStation devices. Fitchford did not reveal when Borderlands 3 Cross play feature will arrive, or if there is some kind of beta test before launch.
We’ll update this story as soon as we have an illustration behind the Sony or 2K logic.