Bethesda may not release a game on PS4 if Sony won’t allow cross-play

Bethesda vs. Sony

Earlier this summer, when Fortnite launched on Nintendo Switch, Switch owners that downloaded the free game on their consoles who had previously played on PS4 found that their Epic Games accounts were permanently linked to their PlayStation Network accounts. They wouldn't be able to bring any of their progress over -- they would need to create a new account and start from scratch if they wanted to play on Switch going forward.

That on its own would have been frustrating enough, but add to that Sony's decision to block the PS4 version of the game from console cross-play, which both Microsoft and Sony allow on their consoles. Frustration boiled over on the internet. Sony refused to budge. But now, even publishers are losing their cool.

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