MMOs have by no means actually gone away however they’ve undoubtedly moved on from cookie-cutter RPGs. Some of the preferred ones like Destiny 2 do have RPG components however focus extra closely on the cooperative and aggressive elements of gameplay. As large as these worlds could also be, nevertheless, some of them are nonetheless confined throughout the worlds of their respective platforms, even when they’re really obtainable on a number of ones. Destiny 2 lastly breaks down these boundaries with Cross-Play help that simply went live nicely ahead of its estimated launch date.
It was really late final yr when developer Bungie introduced full cross-play help coming to Destiny 2. That meant that every one gamers on all platforms will be capable to play with and towards each other, whether or not they’re on consoles, PC, or streaming through Google Stadia. The preliminary goal date for the function’s launch was someday within the Fall of 2021 however, lo and behold, somebody flipped the Switch now.
Stadia Source reports Stadia gamers seeing Destiny 2 gamers with usernames that wouldn’t have been allowed on Stadia. They’ve additionally began seeing buddies who had been on different platforms, like Steam or NVIDIA GeForce NOW. It isn’t but clear how widespread cross-play availability is nevertheless it’s trying good for gamers certainly.
It’s additionally unsure whether or not the supply of cross-play was unintended or intentional. Judging by those self same experiences, customers are getting blended leads to getting the function to work. Cross-platform invitations, specifically, are nonetheless lacking and workarounds are wanted to get any type of cross-play began.
Destiny 2 Cross-Play arrived with the brand new Season of the Splicer replace, although it undoubtedly didn’t point out that essential new function. That season brings Armor Synthesis, amongst different issues, that was already incomes quite a bit of criticism even earlier than it grew to become obtainable.