Shuhei Yoshida: “The connection between PS4 and Xbox One should be easy”

In a recent interview with SamaGame, Shuhei Yoshida, the renowned president of Sony Computer Entertainment Worldwide Studios, has spoken about Microsoft’s recent statements about the company’s foray into crossplay options between your Xbox One console and other platforms such as PC and PS4.

The executive highlighted that from the beginning the company has supported this type of feature with several of its platforms such as PlayStation 2, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4 and PC gaming. Taking as an example, the company has mentioned the popular Rocket League and Street Fighter V, titles that have with cross play between PlayStation 4 and PC.

You can find some of Yoshida’s words next:

Taking into account that PC is an open platform, it is much easier. The connection between two different networks closed is much more complicated, so we will have to work with the developers and distributors to understand what they are trying to achieve. We also have to look at the technical section, but this could be the easiest.

However, the first problem will arise when compare policies and ways to do business between the company’s networks:

We will also have to take into account some possible business and political problems.

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