Overcooked! 2

Overcooked! 2

Cross platform?
Is the multiplayer cross platform or are you only able to play with the platform you buy this on?
Last edited by Cynical Germ; Jun 12 @ 5:57pm
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Lauren_Team17  [developer] Jun 13 @ 2:28am 
No plans for cross-platform capability at launch, but we're not ruling it out for the future.
pb Jun 13 @ 8:10am 
By no cross-platform do you mean Linux users won't be able to play with Windows users, or Steam users won't be able to play with Playstation users? Or both?
Lauren_Team17  [developer] Jun 14 @ 1:33am 
Originally posted by pb:
By no cross-platform do you mean Linux users won't be able to play with Windows users, or Steam users won't be able to play with Playstation users? Or both?
Apologies for the confusion, pb - PC, OSX and Linux users will be able to play together.

But all other platforms will not have cross-platform play. So for example, PS4 and Xbox will not be cross-compatible, and PS4 and Steam will not be cross compatible, and so on and so forth.

Cross platform play is not something we're working on right now. If this changes, we'll post an official announcement on our channels.
pb Jun 14 @ 2:04am 
That's a great relief, thank you for clarification! :-)
lecbee Jun 17 @ 5:48am 
It's really awesome you release it for Linux ! But unfortunately, not doing cross platform between PC/Linux and PS4/Xbox is less interesting for me. I'm on Linux, I have friends on Windows and PS4 and need to play with them. Without this...
Zenthar Jun 17 @ 7:50pm 
Originally posted by lecbee:
It's really awesome you release it for Linux ! But unfortunately, not doing cross platform between PC/Linux and PS4/Xbox is less interesting for me. I'm on Linux, I have friends on Windows and PS4 and need to play with them. Without this...
Well according to the above post:

Originally posted by Lauren_Team17:
Apologies for the confusion, pb - PC, OSX and Linux users will be able to play together.

So the only people you won't be able to co-op with as a Linux user would be the console versions.
Lauren_Team17  [developer] Jun 18 @ 5:13am 
Originally posted by lecbee:
It's really awesome you release it for Linux ! But unfortunately, not doing cross platform between PC/Linux and PS4/Xbox is less interesting for me. I'm on Linux, I have friends on Windows and PS4 and need to play with them. Without this...
Hey lecbee,

As a Linux player you will be able to player with Windows and OSX players :)
Lauren_Team17  [developer] Jun 18 @ 5:13am 
Originally posted by Zenthar:
Originally posted by lecbee:
It's really awesome you release it for Linux ! But unfortunately, not doing cross platform between PC/Linux and PS4/Xbox is less interesting for me. I'm on Linux, I have friends on Windows and PS4 and need to play with them. Without this...
Well according to the above post:

Originally posted by Lauren_Team17:
Apologies for the confusion, pb - PC, OSX and Linux users will be able to play together.

So the only people you won't be able to co-op with as a Linux user would be the console versions.
Yep, that's correct!
DrakeFox Jun 18 @ 10:05pm 
Originally posted by lecbee:
It's really awesome you release it for Linux ! But unfortunately, not doing cross platform between PC/Linux and PS4/Xbox is less interesting for me. I'm on Linux, I have friends on Windows and PS4 and need to play with them. Without this...

Considering Sony's stance on cross-play at the moment, I think it's a given that you won't see PS4 crossplay with anything else. When Epic games can't make it happen and is even forced to have you create a new account with a different e-mail for Fortnite, I'm rather sure these guys won't have any success swaying their opinion.

The others, you could hope for down the line. If the game isn't coded entirely differently it is not impossible to hope for.

As to me, I'm happy to see online Multiplayer. Loved the trailers, but still didn't get OC1 until it was in humble monthly for the sole reason that co-op is pretty much a must for the game, and I have no friends nearby for a couch session.
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