30 Best Cross-Platform Games of 2021 You Must Play!

The future of gaming is here! We've compiled a list of the best cross-platform games on PC, console, and mobile devices.
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Today computer game companies are trying hard to make some space for themselves in the more than saturated games market. Many players like quite a few things about these games and the most important thing about these things is the feature of playing the games in cross-platform environment. This post is all about the top Cross-platform games in 2021.

Many games are enabling this feature and it is to be seen which games provide the players with the best experience. Read on to find out our elaborate list of such games with the best listed first.

1. Fortnite

One of the games with maximum popularity is Fortnite. The game’s ability to be played on multiple platforms is one of the top reasons why this game is so popular. This game has a registered 350 million members worldwide and it can be played on probably every platform such as Xbox, PlayStation, Nintendo Switch, PC or Android.

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The game from the stable of Epic is ruling supreme and the reason for that is, besides cross-platform ability, the fact that it is more inclined towards enjoyment and is easy to shoot around in multiplayer mode. And there are many events and crossovers that keep coming up in the game keeping the players entertained. Epic Games keep the updates rolling frequently ensured player enjoys the every perks of the game without any inconvienice or bug. Hence this tops our list.

2. Halo Master chief Collection

 Halo Master chief Collection

This game is not too much into crossplay and is available only on PC and Xbox. However, you can have tons of fun if you are on PC or Xbox.

This game is one of the nicest in terms play on one of the largest platforms, i.e., PC and Xbox where it provides cross-platform gameplay. It is not about largest number of platform but it is about largest number of players.

This game allows online 8 group party match-making between Xbox and PC players. This is our entrant in the second place.

3. Dead by the Daylight

 Dead by the Daylight

This game is also quite popular and is available in quite a few platforms and they are: Xbox, PlayStation, Nintendo Switch, and PC. Besides a greater number of platforms this horror genre is liked by many players.

In this game there are four survivors and one killer. You need to save yourself from the killer and escape. The position of the killer will be allotted to you by the game that you play in each session. This game gets a lot more interesting with each successful survival.

This game is ranked third in our list.

4. No Man’s Sky

No Man’s Sky

This game is also available for crossplay across PlayStation 4, PC, and Xbox One. The range of players it gets from this set of cross platform is incredible. This game is all about the most interesting place and that is space.

The simulation of world construction and some stunning graphics makes this game simply awesome. On top of that you can virtually experience your dreams of running through space and conquering worlds.

This game is at number 4 in our list. Play it to believe it!

5. Rocket League

Rocket League

Platforms for this game are Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, PS4 and PC. The cross-platform availability for this game gets it a huge player base. This game is quite interesting as its automobiles are powered with rockets.

This is one of the most interesting and fun-filled experience in the multi-player mode where you can form teams and race.

This game is at number 5 and if you have any of the above platforms then you can try it for yourself and check out if it satisfies you.

6. Minecraft

Minecraft

The platforms for this game are Xbox, Nintendo, mobile platforms, and PC. Minecraft has come up with a household name for people for its simple concepts wherein you can build houses, play with your friends and fight zombies and a whole lot more.  The user base of this game has reached manifold with the incorporation of multiple platforms and provides quite an experience for players.

This game is a huge hit among kids as it inspires them to be creative and craft various things for themselves.

This game has entered our list for the number 6 slot.

7. ARK: Survival Evolved

 ARK: Survival Evolved

ARK is available in Xbox and PC only. In this game you have to survive and revive an island inhabited by prehistoric creatures and you have to kill them all. You can craft a team for yourself in the survival of the fittest game and win in the end.

This game is an entrant at the number 7.

8. Sea of thieves

Sea of thieves

The game is only there at Xbox and Steam and PC. This game is limited by the number of platforms however, it makes up for that.

If you have any pirate fantasies in your life, then this game is for you. You can explore great seas and discover islands which no one has ever been on.

There are loads of mysteries to be unfolded and lot wealth that is to be amassed by coercing individuals to hand over their gold to you and your team.

You can become a pirate virtually and have your team and have your own reputation among them.

This game enters at number 8.

9. Call of Duty: Warzone

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Warzone has a much better options of weapons and larger player base over Black Ops cold war. Black Ops also supported multiplayer cross platform but Warzone has an upper hand because of the reasons just mentioned above.

For Warzone the platforms that are available are in the following:

  • PC
  • PS4, and
  • Xbox One

This is the best option for cross platform first person shooter or FPS game and is at number 9 in our list.

10. Paladins

Paladins Tier List

Paladins are available on platforms like PS4, Nintendo, Xbox One, and PC. It is available for free to players who are on these platforms. You have two broad groups known as magistrate or paladin and they are opposing in nature. You can choose either of them and form a team and fight for it. You need to be continuously in touch with your team if you are looking for winning the game.

If you are looking for actual gameplay this is the place to be. You get many of your favorite game types here. Game types such as ranking, deathmatch, assault; where you can compete for points in a map; and the main type called siege. This game is a unique blend of Sci-fi and fantasy.

11. Rogue Company

 Rogue Company

Rogue Company is available on Nintendo, PS, Xbox, and PC. This game is free to play and the fun part is it is available on many platforms. So if you have any of the platforms with you whether it is PC or PlayStation or any of the ones listed above then you can play it for free.

This game has a cool over the top attitude that makes it an entrant in our list at number 11.

12. Dauntless

Dauntless

This game is truly cross platform and is widely played as it is free to play and is a nice action roleplaying game.

In this game you are a slayer, and you must slay behemoths. In this game you must get resources by killing monsters and make yourself stronger and get better gear to take on even difficult to kill enemies.

13. Chivalry 2

 Chivalry 2

It is a multiplayer game which involves hacks and slashes action. It is a cool game just like its predecessor Chivalry: Medieval Warfare. It is also meant for current and last generation consoles.

This game has incredibly smooth combat and is much better than before. This game however is not for PC. You might be slightly disappointed but if you have a console then probably it is one of the best games you can think of.

14. Phantasy Star online 2

Phantasy Star online 2

This game too is a nice game and is available on a wide variety of platforms such as windows, PS$, iOS, Android, Nintendo, Xbox One. The large variety of platforms makes the game quite popular.

This game is an action RPG and belongs to RPG Phantasy Star Universe. It has a diverse universe, and it is quite vast. It has a long list of futuristic and smart weapons which players can wield. This installment of the game is interesting, and many players will like it.

15. Genshin Impact

 Genshin Impact

This multiplayer is equally enjoyable in single player mode. This game took the gamers to a new level and the players showered their love back to it. So much so, Genshin Impact made a whopping $400 million in the very first two months of its launch in the late 2020. And since then, there has been no looking back. They have almost quadrupled that amount by now.

There are Adventurer levels in the game and the players must reach level 16 to enjoy co-ops in the game. After reaching level 16 the players join three more of the gamers and destroy enemies. However, they need to be of the same region to be able to go for a co-op.

16. Among Us

Among Us

This game can be played through Steam and is still popular. Although its popularity has seen a downfall since it began its journey. However, this game is still enjoyable. There is a release of a new Airship map, and it has the potential to attract players back to it. If you are on Steam, then you can try the new map out.

Read: How to Get Blank / Invisible Name in Among Us

The game can be played on multiple platforms such as PC, Mobile, and Nintendo. There is a Xbox version coming soon. So, the horizon is going to expand for the game.

17. Mortal Combat

Mortal Combat

Mortal Combat 11 is the latest version, and you can play the game on Xbox One, PS4, and Nintendo. Mortal Combat is a hugely popular game, and it has a wide player base. The cross-platform feature makes it even more popular.

The combatants are galore, and the characters are unique. The visuals too are amazing. The studio is making it more attractive by introducing dramatic narrative to the game.

The game is good for beginners and pro players. It has a good fun for the players as it provides something for everyone.

18. Final Fantasy XIV

18. Final Fantasy XIV

FFXIV is a massively online role-playing game has come a long way since its first iteration where it was not appreciated by many. The new version is named as Realm Reborn. With this new version the response has been fantastic. The Experience points, missions, are all are awesome now along with other MMORPG mainstay features.

If you have played this game before then you can revisit the game and there are quite a lot of chances that you are going to love it.

The creators have added quite a lot of new features to iot with the addition of patches to its storyline. Also the platforms that are available for the game are: PS3 and 4, OSX and PC.

19. Trailblazer

Trailblazer

This game is available in the platforms such as Mac and PC, Linux, besides on Xbox One, Nintendo and PS4.

This game is auto racing game and takes a leaf from the Mario Kart’s Play book. It has extraordinary graphics, and they are full of colors. This game is highly engrossing as you can fit your vehicle to its ever-changing world with ease making it enjoyable.

20. Guns of Icarus Online

Guns of Icarus Online

This game is too available in Mac OS, PC, Linux, and PS4. This game is what you are looking for in terms of cross-platform gaming.

You can take control of airships and its many parts along with your friends and enjoy in the Steampunk genre. There are quite a variety of ships to choose from such as Junker, Squid and Galleon to name a few.

You can be a gunner pilot or engineer in these air ships and enjoy a cooperative gameplay with the airships and play in sync to win. However, these ships have their own advantages and disadvantages so, be sure what ship you choose for yourself.

21. Tooth and Tail

Tooth and Tail

This game is from Pocketwatch games and is a real time strategy game. It is a pretty much popular game. It is available on PS4, PC, macOS and Linux as well.

In this, mice fight for their freedom, and it has quite a visual appeal. The mice fight against various beliefs and resources which are rather politically inclined.

In this game you need to collect as much resources as possible and defeat your opponent.

22. War Thunder

War Thunder

War Thunder is available on macOS, PC, Linux, PS4 and Xbox One. This is one of the largest MMO free to play game that has both PvE and PvP modes.

The military game has loads of military vehicle right from the early 20th century till now. You can play in Arcade mode or Realistic mode. The military vehicles are nice and are quite realistic.

The realistic mode is more difficult to play but both are nice and enjoyable.

23. Gwent: The Witcher card game

 Gwent: The Witcher card game

This game is available on Xbox one, and PS4. The card game is a successful series and it has an excellent gameplay.

This game uses graphics, and the mood of the game is set by it. You see yourself completely immersed in rich and complex cards universe.

If you just want to practice then you also have a single player option called Thronebreaker: The Witcher Tales where you can play solo.

24. HearthStone

HearthStone

This game of cards is available on PS4, iOS, Xbox One, Android, Mac and PC. This game is a lot different from the other games that are listed in this article. This is a card game from the stable of Blizzard. It is a digital trading card game.

In this game you have to beat the opponent with the help of a deck of 30 cards. The cards have a defined value and you must learn the nuances of the trade by knowing the values and playing accordingly.

The good part is that the game is free to play, and it is open to a number of platforms.

25. Eve: Valkyrie

This game is available only on PS4 and PC. However, the game is worth a play as it is set up into the space where spacecrafts dogfight each other and is quite a thrilling experience. It is compatible with virtual reality.

Eve: Valkyrie

This game can be played solo, however, its center stage is PvP. You can shoot down your enemies in this flight simulator which is smaller yet is impressive.

26. Gears of War 4

Gears of War 4

This game is also native to not too many platforms and is available on PC and Xbox One only. The franchise brought the latest installment after a full 25 years gap since the first one.

In this game when you defeat the locust hordes the tale continues to tackle a new danger for Marcus Fenix, the protagonist. The game has excellent gunplay, compelling characters and a strong action and that is why it is in our list.

The game has a wide range of weapons and involves an intense action in the multiplayer mode.

27. Crackdown 3

27. Crackdown 3

Like the other games in the bottom tier of our list this game is also available in Xbox one and PC only. This is a cool third person shooter and is a nice experience to play it.

The character takes a role of a soldier in future and must hunt down Chimera, a super weapon of the terror groups. You need to make the character leap and shoot and level yourself up.

28. Street Fighter V

Street Fighter V

This game is available on PS4 and PC. This game has lots of lovers because of its gameplay. It is simple and quite engrossing to choose from 16 characters and fight with your opponent.

29. Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War

Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War

This game is available in number of platforms such as PS4, PC, Xbox One and Series X. This game has a lot of similarity with Warzone. You have multiple maps and when the cold war turns hot you got to fight for your loyalty and win.

You can also fight zombies in this game.

30. SMITE

SMITE Tier List

SMITE is also offered in PS4, Nintendo Switch, Xbox One, macOS, and Windows. This game involves combat themes of gods and goddesses and also emblems from many civilizations. You can choose a mythical character such as Loki, Zeus and the monkey king etc. and play the game.

You can easily win in this game if you have solid plans, your weapons are levelled up and our abilities are boosted. Other than the story, mostly all other factors are standard combat practices. However, the winning might be a bit difficult due to fact that the combatants are many in this game. There are about 35 million players play this game and competition is fierce.

Summing it up!

That’s it guys! That was our list of top 30 Cross Platform games that you can play in 2021. You can come back for more if you find our post informative. Hope we could provide you with what you were looking for. Thank you for paying us a visit and till your next visit Happy Gaming…..:)

Tyler Adams
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