Cross-PlatformThe Forest

Is The Forest Cross-Platform? (PC, Xbox, PS4, PS5)

We answer whether The Forest is cross-platform and crossplay

The Forest is a survival-horror game where players control a father that has lost his son on a isolated island. They must obtain every weapon, explore various cave systems, and complete many other tasks around the island to survive.

This Cross-Platform Guide answers whether The Forest has crossplay. So keep reading to learn if The Forest is cross-platform between which devices.

Is The Forest Cross-Platform? (PC, Xbox, PS4, PS5)
Is The Forest Cross-Platform? (PC, Xbox, PS4, PS5)

Is The Forest Cross-Platform in 2022?

Unfortunately, The Forest is not cross-platform compatible between any platforms. This means that players that are on different platforms cannot join together in multiplayer mode. Instead, both players must be on the same platform. The deveopers haven’t got any plans to release a crossplay update either, as they’re currently focusing on The Sons of the Forest.

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Is The Forest Cross-Platform Between PC and PS4/PS5?

No, The Forest is not cross-platform between PC and PS4/PS5. To put it another way, someone that has bought The Forest on PC can’t join someone that has bought The Forest on PS4 or PS5. To player multiplayer, both players must be on the same platform(PC and PC, or PS4 and PS4).


Is The Forest Cross-Platform Between Xbox and PC?

No, The Forest is not cross-platform between Xbox and PC. In plain English, a PC player can’t join a friend who is hosting The Forest on Xbox. To player multiplayer, both players must be on the same platform(Xbox and Xbox, or PC and PC).


Is The Forest Cross-Platform Between PS4 and Xbox One?

No, The Forest is not cross-platform between PS4 and Xbox One. This means that PS4 players can’t play co-op with a friend who is hosting Xbox One. To player multiplayer, both players must be on the same platform (Xbox and Xbox, or PS4 and PS4).


Is The Forest Cross-Platform Between PS4 and PS5?

Luckily, The Forest in cross-platform compatible between PS4 and PS5. Any Playstation player, no matter if they’re playing on PS4 or PS5, can join their friend who is playing on the same platform. Hooray!


Conclusion

To sum up, The Forest is largely not cross-platform compatible between most platforms. Although, there is one exception: PS4 and PS5 can join together. This is much to the enjoyment of Play Station gamers.

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