Is XDefiant crossplay?

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September 20, 2023: Wondering if XDefiant has crossplay? Find out in our guide containing all the intel.

Is XDefiant crossplay? The majority of new releases feature the ability for you to play with your friends regardless of their platform. With attention turning towards the full release of XDefiant, players are hoping they can party up with their squadmates with ease.

XDefiant is Ubisoft's free-to-play arena shooter that has all the characteristics capable of seeing it contend with the Call of Duty franchise. Ahead of the XDefiant release date, the developer continues sharing more information on what the game has in store.

Before we take a closer look at XDefiant crossplay capabilities, check out the full gun list containing every confirmed weapon appearing in the game.

Does XDefiant have crossplay?

Yes, XDefiant does feature crossplay, meaning you can play with players on all of the game's available platforms. In addition to crossplay, Ubisoft reveals XDefiant also features cross-progression, allowing your in-game progress to transfer between PC and console.

Most Ubisoft titles have utilised crossplay so it's no surprise to see XDefiant following suit.

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XDefiant platforms

XDefiant will launch on three platforms. Here's the full list:

  • Xbox Series S/X
  • PlayStation 5
  • PC via Ubisoft Connect

For previous-gen console owners and Steam users, it's bad news for now. But, there's always a chance of Ubisoft releasing the game on more platforms at a later date.

When does XDefiant launch?

Ubisoft hasn't placed a concrete release date on XDefiant but it has revealed the game will be available to all players this Summer. So, there's every chance of the full game releasing soon after the open beta comes to an end.


Once the XDefiant release date appears, we'll update the guide with all the information you need to know before dropping into the action.

There you have it, that's all there is to know about XDefiant's crossplay capabilities. Stay tuned to our XDefiant page for all the latest news and guides so you've got all the tools to master the shooter.

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