How to Crossplay In Minecraft

Crossplay in minecraft is a useful feature which enables you to play games with your friends despite of the platform they are in. Cross-Platform Play aka crossplay can be turned on or off from settings. In this article, I will give you necessary information about crossplay. 

Minecraft Crossplay : Key Requirements

Supported Crossplay Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation®, Windows, and Xbox.

Minecraft Version: Your Minecraft version should be 1.6.0.0 or later to play Minecraft Cross-Platform.

Microsoft Account:  Nintendo Switch or PlayStation accounts must be linked to a Microsoft account. 

Minecraft Cross-Platform Play

Time needed: 3 minutes.

  1. Login With a Microsoft Account

    You must be logged in with a Microsoft Account to play cross-platform with friends. To log in with your Microsoft account, Launch the game and click on Sign In with a Microsoft account. On another device, visit microsoft.com/link and enter the code shown in your Minecraft to complete signing in with a Microsoft Account. 
    Sign in with a Microsoft account

  2. Enjoy Crossplay with friends

    Click on Play and look for the option Joinable Cross-Platform Friends. Here you can choose from available friends for crossplaying minecraft. Your group can have a maximum of 8 people.

  3. Invite/Join and limit friends

    You can either invite your cross platform friends to your session as a host, or you can join their session as a guest. If you are hosting your session, you can limit what your friends can do. Such as, you can allow them to build or they can just explore your world. 

Note: If you are a PlayStation user, you can enable or disable Minecraft crossplay from settings. Navigate to  Game Settings > Configure Online Play to enable or disable it on PlayStation. If you are using other platforms, then it’s always turned on. 

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