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#1 Vegetto

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Posted 01 February 2013 - 03:46 PM

Skulls of the Shogun is the first ever cross-platform game which supports cross-platform multiplayer. The game is available for Windows 8, Windows RT, Windows Phone 8 and the Xbox 360.
 
It's a turn based strategy game which makes sense. You can't play COD style fast-pased shooter on your phone against PC players. :D
 
 


#2 molotovich

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Posted 01 February 2013 - 11:44 PM

Not the first, hero academy does the same, cross platform on all IOS devices and the PC, giving them time I guess they can work it into android (WOW, Want)



#3 pcHuntqwerty

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Posted 02 February 2013 - 12:31 AM

Microsoft tried to implement cross-platform game play between Windows PC and Xbox 360 in 2007 as a part of "Games for Windows - LIVE". The first game was Shadowrun which supported PC vs Xbox 360 multiplayer.

 

 

Microsoft itself killed the idea later when they realized that even the best console gamers couldn't compete with the accuracy a mouse and keyboard afforded a PC player.



#4 Villain

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Posted 03 February 2013 - 03:07 AM

Ignoring Minecraft now, are we?  It can be playes on XBox, Windows, Linux, Mac, shit, any OS that supports Java and OpenGL.  And that is pretty much modern OS.

 

Also, my $.02, Windows Phone does not count as a serious gaming platform, if even a serious gaming anything... .. not that iOS nor Apple devices do.  Cant play Morrowind (Example game!) on it? Not a serious gaming platform.



#5 Vegetto

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Posted 03 February 2013 - 01:47 PM

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Minecraft is a closs-platform game but Skulls of the Shogun and Hero Academy support cross-platform multiplayer. When the last time I checked you couldn't play Minecraft on PC with your Xbox 360 friends. Does it support now?



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Posted 10 February 2013 - 07:35 AM

There are more than 100 indie games on Steam Greenlight with cross-platform multiplayer support.

http://steamcommunit...orm Multiplayer



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