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Crossplay conversation between Sony and Epic Games from 2018 revealed

By Nx | nx | 3 May 2021


Apparently, Sony wasn't exactly keen on allowing developers to enable crossplay in their titles as it would not 'improve PlayStation's business'.

Sony's Email Response


 

It turns out Epic Games offered Sony various perks and even that they would 'go out of their way to make Sony look like heroes'.

Epic's Offer


 

Sony also made their partners pay a revenue fee on crossplay-enabled titles on their platform.

Sony's Cross-Platform Revenue Share Table


 

It's no surprise that mainstream companies keep going out of their way to avoid being consumer first, or player first in this case but it seems like Sony went above and beyond that.

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