@John-Paul-RAGE said in Ps4 beta date?:
@AnonMarc said in Ps4 beta date?:
@BusterNewman Thats way more games than i expected to be crossplay. Good to see Sony getting on the fun train.
A form of SEGA ID could be set up for NA and somehow link the Microsoft account to it. How this would be implemented no idea but if they plan on releasing on other consoles im sure they are already talking behind the scenes to plan ahead.
The server assigned your account a name when you made your first character (which is why they allow one free change).
Theory is you would use that as your ID along with the password/a new password.
I noticed that during the first 2 days of the beta the social features (friends list etc) weren't fully functional & that when people would use whisper, it would come through as randomly assigned IDs.
When the game came back up on Sunday evening, the social features were more functional. People I added to my Xbox friends list were showing on the in game friends list, as their Xbox Gamertag not the randomly assigned IDs or their character name. Same with whispers, they'd come through as their gamertag.
Microsoft accounts/gamertags have functioned outside of Xbox but in a similar way (even giving achievements) for other games.
I imagined that for other platforms you would simply login/signup to your Microsoft account upon first launching the game. Like you would login to an Epic account for Fortnite/Dauntless, Activision account for CoDMW, Square Enix Account for FF14. I'm not sure why they would make it any more complicated than that? Even Steam games often require third party login (including Microsoft accounts) if the rumours of a Steam version are true.
It was the only potential hurdle I could see with PS4 cross-play though.