Is Battlefront 2 cross-platform?

Last Updated: August 29, 2022 @ 17:15
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Written By Burak Yazar

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Star Wars, one of the biggest brands of the modern era, continues its glorious path with its games. There's cross-gen support in the series, which is appreciated by tens of thousands of players, especially with the multiplayer mode. But, is Battlefront 2 cross-platform?

Star Wars Battlefront 2 was developed by DICE and Electronic Arts. It was released in 2017 with amazing action moments and offers a great experience especially for those who love multiplayer mode.

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But what if you want to share this battle-experience with your friends? It's technically possible, but don't expect extensive cross-platform support. There are many reasons for this, which we'll discuss in a moment. The most important reason, however, is the use of different systems in the game.

Let's talk about everything we know about Star Wars Battlefront 2 cross-platform support.

Battlefront 2 cross-platform support

Star Wars Battlefront 2 isn't a very old game. But the game is officially available on PC, Playstation 4 and Xbox One. Although you can play Battlefront 2 on PS5 and Xbox Series X|S thanks to the consoles' backwards compatibility, neither version offers cross-platform support.

Fighting with your friends on huge maps with lightsabers feels great, but it's a shame you can't do it on the console of your choice.

You can play Battlefront 2 together on consoles belonging to the same family.
You can play Battlefront 2 together on consoles belonging to the same family. / Credits: DICE

Battlefront 2 cross-platform on PC

Although Battlefront 2 is popular on PC, this version of the game doesn't offer cross-platform support. If you want to engage in X-Wing battles with your friends, they definitely need to play on PC as well.

This shortcoming, which isn't significant for the single-player mode, is noticeable in the multiplayer maps. All the players you compete against in the online modes must be PC players like you. You can't compete with Playstation or Xbox players.

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Battlefront 2 cross-platform support for PC players

Battlefront 2 cross-platform on Playstation

Battlefront 2 doesn't have cross-platform support for Playstation. This means that if you play the game on PS4 or PS5, you can only play with friends who've the same console as you.

Star Wars Battlefront 2 isn't officially released for Playstation 5, but you can still play it if you have the latest update. Also, the game has cross-gen support on Playstation. So PS4 and PS5 players can play the game together.

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Battlefront 2 cross-platform support for Playstation players

Battlefront 2 cross-platform on Xbox

Electronic Arts' non-console exclusive game development characteristics are in effect here as well. Because you can play Battlefront 2 on Xbox One as well as Playstation and PC. However, this version of the game doesn't have cross-platform support.

Just like for the PS5, the game hasn't been officially released for the Xbox Series X|S. But with the latest update you'll be able to play the game on these consoles, and thanks to cross-gen support you'll be able to log into the same server with your friends who own an Xbox One.

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Battlefront 2 cross-platform support for Xbox players

Conclusion

That's all about Star Wars Battlefront 2 for now, which has incredible epic moments in its core. We hope you don't have any questions about Battlefront 2 cross-platform support. You can read more cross-platform compatibility articles on games like Dying Light, PUBG, Rainbow Six Siege, GTA 5 and Minecraft.

Before you go, be sure to check out the best cross-platform games and the best free PC games to play with your friends.