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Since Evil West is a co-op recreation, it is smart to surprise if the sport has cross-play/cross-platform play. In spite of everything, what good is co-op if you happen to can’t play with the buddy to procure the sport to play it with? Following the launch, folks dove into the co-op solely to seek out that it helps two gamers and that solely the host progresses. The thought of with the ability to play with any of your mates no matter platform is, after all, all the time a boon in relation to deciding whether or not or not you should buy a recreation with co-op.
Sadly, Evil West does not function cross-play or cross-platform play in any approach. The developer Flying Wild Hog didn’t embrace the function, so, if you happen to’re on a PC, you’ll be able to solely play co-op with gamers who’re additionally on PC. Equally, console gamers can solely co-op with different gamers on the identical console. If you happen to have been hoping to leap in with a buddy on a distinct platform, you’re out of luck, so undoubtedly preserve that in thoughts earlier than going ahead with any buy primarily based on the expectation of multiplayer. Nonetheless, if you happen to’re on the identical platform, you’ll be able to go forward as deliberate and revel in within the slaughter — collectively.
Evil West doesn’t have cross-play or cross-platform play
The sport is at the moment sitting at 81% optimistic on Steam with round 900 opinions, plus it’s bought a 71 on Metacritic out of 35 opinions. I gave it an 8 in our evaluation, as I discovered it to be a really entertaining motion recreation, even when I needed it had extra to do after beating the eight- to 10-hour marketing campaign. Whereas it’s a bummer that Evil West doesn’t function cross-play or cross-platform play, it’s nonetheless price taking part in by means of in co-op so long as you don’t thoughts that solely the one internet hosting can progress the story.