The cross-platform play update will follow next week's release of War Thunder's Ground Forces Expansion, which adds a collection of playable tanks and other land-based units. War Thunder is the latest PlayStation 4 game to offer cross-platform gameplay compatibility, following up on last month's launch of the PS4 version of Final Fantasy 14: A Realm Reborn.
War Thunder will debut for the PlayStation 4 in North America on June 3.
War Thunder's PlayStation 4 major update Signals the Global Release of Ground Forces with Cross Platform Compatibility Coming Very, Very Soon
(MOSCOW, RUSSIAN FEDERATION) – May 30, 2014 – Award winning developer and publisher Gaijin Entertainment announced that June 5, 2014 marks the launch of Ground Forces Expansion for F2P blockbuster military MMO game War Thunder in Europe, Australia and New Zealand on PlayStation®4 computer entertainment system. Additionally, the highly-anticipated and ultra-competitive Cross Platform gameplay feature will be released in the immediate future, which will establish War Thunder as the first next-generation game to achieve PS®4 and PC compatibility.
To complete the epic scale of War Thunder, Ground Forces Expansion will provide to those who possess a thirst for war but prefer having their treads rumbling on the ground. In the very near future, the complete War Thunder experience will include cross platform compatibility allowing the combined battles of more than seven million players worldwide, across PS®4 and PC to battle with or against each other in a do or die effort to lay claim to either the skies or on the ground.
War Thunder on the PS®4 will feature staggering lifelike dynamics of real-time war and precision in its detail of planes and tanks. The UALSHOCK®4 wireless controller's intuitive control scheme and ergonomic design provides ease of use and comfort while locking in deadly MMO WWII action. Glorious warfare erupts across a colossal battlefield in majestic 1080p, completely uninterrupted, even in cross platform play against PC foes. War Thunder on the PS®4 will also provide players with an improved head-tracking system using PlayStation®Camera.
About War Thunder
Over seven million players already know the enjoyment of laying waste to opponents, leaving only burned out hulls in their wake via the PC and PlayStation®4 versions of War Thunder. War Thunder is currently in Open Beta for PC and Mac OS, in development for Oculus Rift and available on Steam and OnLive®, the game is also available for PS®4 players in Europe and launching in the US on June 3, 2014. For more information, please visit http://www.warthunder.com
About Gaijin Entertainment
Gaijin Entertainment is the developer and publisher of the online games War Thunder and Star Conflict, as well as PC, Mac, PS4, PS3, Xbox 360, iOS and Android titles across several genres. The company's diverse portfolio has received a range of mass media and game industry awards including KRI Awards, Gamescom Award and many more. Official website: http://gaijinent.com