For Honor was mainly an action fighting game that was launched in 2017. Rather we can say this game is the favorite of many Action fighting gamers. Many gamers want Ubisoft to play this game with their friends or Computer PCs. They want the game to make it a Crossplay game so that it can be played by many people at the same time. Ubisoft did not show any response to such wishes from the players. They do not have any current motive to make the game a Crossplay.

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Yves Guillemot is the CEO of Ubisoft. According to him: ‘Our goal is to put cross-play on all the PvP games we have, over time. So they will work on this game also someday to make it a Crossplay game. All we have to do is keep patience for that day.

Cross generation games – are they available for this game?

If you are asking for cross-generation games then yes, they are available. You can play Xbox One and Xbox series games together, Playstation 4, Playstation 4 Pro, and Playstation 5, all of them can be played together.

Can the same account be used if the player switches to a next-gen console?

You can use the same account without restoring all the purchases and game progression that you made on your previous account. Just like if we take PS4 and PS5, then the progression of PS 4 will be in PS5.

Purchases and progression platforms – are they transferable?

Players who have accounts on many platforms like PC and Xbox cannot transfer anything. They will have to purchase all the required emotes, outfits, effects, etc separately.  Gamers are still looking for Crossplay with multiple options to link the accounts.

Features of the For Honor game for next-gen consoles

Here we are giving you the features that may be present in the game For Honor for the next-gen console:

  • High-quality texture filtering
  • Enhanced water reflection
  • Enhanced Reflection of Shadows
  • High-quality Distance level of details
  • 60fps (PS5 / Xbox Series)
  • 4K Resolutions (Xbox series X, PS5) or 1080p for Xbox series S

For Honor Core Combat Update (CCU)

Reasons why not all the games are Crossplay games

Technical Challenge

Updates for all the platforms in a Crossplay game arrive at the same time for all the games. When a developer launches a big update, they have to launch all the updates for all the games on all platforms at the same time. It often happens that in a Crossplay game, the gamers with older versions of the game cannot match the gamers with the latest version of the game. Low player-based games in the market can suffer from mismatch issues. Unique processing architecture for each console is also kept in mind while making them.

Platform Advantage Issues

Developers always try to keep a stable and equal platform for all players. They don’t receive any complaints from the gamers about the things that they had to suffer from platform differentiation. PC gamers can cheat using their keyboard and mouse.

Business Decisions

The funds for the permanent exclusive games are given by the console manufacturers. Manufacturers want their gamers to stick to their consoles so they prefer exclusive games. Platforms are often exclusive. Just like if we say, when a gamer buys a Playstation, it can be admitted that he may not like the platform as much as he does others. He likes the Playstation exclusive games. Thus you can see those gamers both on Xbox and Playstation games.

Advantages of Crossplay Games

There are many advantages to a Crossplay game. We are giving you some of the advantages that you can have while playing Crossplay games.

Easy Matchmaking

If a game has numerous players, then the matchmaking of the players will be easier. Whereas in games that don’t have a Crossplay platform, players are open to matches with other players on the same platform. For games like For Honor, matchmaking becomes easier and less time-consuming. The gamers in Crossplay games search for those players who have the same skills as themselves. So choosing the players in matchmaking becomes tough for the players but they benefit.  Instead of 2-3 fragmented player groups, a large community is formed. They can resolve the issues in the game.

Play with new People

Often complaints come that the players remain the old ones. Those old players always play the same game. They want variation in players. These games with a low player base become boring day by day. They have to play with the same players again and again in these cases. Hardcore players often encounter this issue. Occasional players may be unaware of this fact. In these cases, Crossplay provides you with a platform where you can find new players. You can play with them without playing with your old players. Playing with the new players becomes interesting!

Play with Friends with other Hardware

Friends who play on different hardware can also play this game. It is one of the best benefits that you can have from the Crossplay games. Friends with different hardware can play together. For example, if you have an Xbox or PC and your friend plays on Playstation, then you can play together without purchasing new hardware for both.

Disadvantages of Crossplay Games platforms

Along with the advantages, Crossplay games also have many disadvantages. Let’s see the disadvantages that you may face while using Crossplay.

Favorable for PC gamers

Due to the presence of powerful hardware and peripherals, PC gamers may gain advantages. They can use that hardware and peripherals. 200fps may be the frame rate of PC gamers while console play gamers can only have 60fps frame rate. Keyboard and mouse offer better adjustments to PC gamers to gain control over the characters while console gamers with controllers do not have that much ability to control the characters in the game. Console gamers can use a keyboard and mouse. But they don’t prefer it or they can afford to use it for playing. This is not a fair judgment in Crossplay games.

Cheating Methods

PC gamers can cheat in the Crossplay games while using the keyboard and mouse. PC gamers often use aimbots and wallhacks which are available for games like Warzone. Over 70k bans were issued by Infinity Ward over the cheaters of the game Warzone. Even after the ban, they can create various new accounts to play again in the game. The console players turned off Crossplay games in the in-game settings because of the above reasons.

Graphical Customization

PC gamers have the advantage of customizing the graphics of the game on their own. However, console players are not open to these advantages. PC gamers can make the shadows weak and can adjust the darkness of the game to understand the shadows in these Crossplay games. But again, console players never have the capabilities to do such things. Another disadvantage of the console players is that they cannot decrease the graphics to increase the frame rates like that of the PC gamers.

These were some of the best advantages and disadvantages that gamers have when playing Crossplay games using consoles and PCs.

Names of some Popular Crossplay Video games

We have provided you with a list of the best Crossplay video games that you can avail yourself of easily.

  • Call of Duty runs on Warzone: PS4, Xbox One, PC, Xbox Series X, PS5
  • Fortnite on PS4, Xbox One, Switch, PC, mobile, Xbox Series X, PS5
  • Rogue Company on PS4, Nintendo Switch, PC, Xbox One, Xbox Series X
  • Guns of Icarus Online on Microsoft Windows, MacOS, Linux, PlayStation 4
  • Dauntless on PS4, Xbox One, PC, Nintendo Switch
  • Realm Royale on Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, PC, PS4
  • Final Fantasy XIV on PS3, PS4, Windows, macOS
  • Dead by Daylight on Nintendo Switch, Xbox One, PS4, PC

Last Verdict

We have given you all the possible reasons that justify why Crossplay games can be played and if not then why. For Honor a Crossplay game or not? You already have the answer in this article. Go through the article and you’ll be able to understand the facts about the For Honor Game.

Hope this article will help you in clearing your doubts about the Crossplay games. But make sure that there will be differences between PC gamers and Console players while using Crossplay games. And there will be cheating means. You should remain aware of these means while playing with PC gamers.

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