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Is Terraria Cross Platform? (Xbox, PS4, PS5, PC & Android)

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Is Terraria Cross Platform?

Terraria is a 2D game released on May 16, 2011. The game contains exploration, building and fighting with the enemies. You can play with game with your friends and as well as strangers. Terraria is one of the popular video game as Terraria sold 220,000+ copies in the first week. At the end of 2021 they sold 34 million copies. The most played video game till the date because it has simple design and controls.

Is Terraria Cross Platform?
Terraria designed for single and as well as for multiplayer. Terraria have been available on IOS, Android, PS4, Computer and XBOX. Mostly, the players get confused whether the Terraria cross-platform or not. Cross-platform means will you play it on different devices with the same multiplayer. Before uncovering the cross-platform availability, we can take a look at the game Terra speciations.

Terraria Game Specifications & Requirements

Minimum Requirements

  • Memory: 2.5 GB
  • Graphics Card: Intel HD 3000
  • CPU: Intel Core 2 Duo T5750
  • File Size: 200 MB
  • OS: Windows Xp, Vista, 7, 8/8.1, 10
  • Video RAM:  256 MB

Recommended Requirements

  • Memory: 4 GB
  • Graphics Card: Intel HD 3000
  • CPU: Intel Core 2 Duo E8400
  • File Size: 200 MB
  • OS: Windows 7, 8/8.1, 10
  • Video RAM: 128 MB

 

Is Terraria Cross Platform?

Yes, Terraria is corss platform between Android and iOS only. But, users not crossplay it on PS4/PS5, PC and XBOX as it’s not officially announced for them. It is crossplay between Andriod and iOS because these are mobile operating system and there are no restrictions in their hardware optimization. On the contrary PS4/PS5, PC, XBOX because it’s not officially supported yet.  The cross-platform update is the most awaited update by the player. But, many of the users made it possible by making changes and hacks in their gaming systems. Below we have given one of the hack to play Terraria with XBOX players from PC. 

The Terraria Official Statement On Making It Crosses Play Among IOS, Android, PS4, PC & XBOX is hopeful. As Terraria fan once asked on Twitter, whether the officials are thinking about making Terraria cross-platform or not? Here what exact reply he gets from the officials

Cross play isnt a thing now, but definitely something we will consider if it is become a possibility. 

When Will Terraria be Cross Platform?

There is no final answer to this question that when Terraria will be cross-platform, as it is totally depend on the company. But the company give us a hope by saying that they will think about it in the future. Since they did not give an exact date, so we can expect that it will take almost 1 year to become Terraria cross platform compatible. One thing  that for  all platforms versions will need to reach the same version as PC (which is currently 1.4.3). After all currently supported platforms reach the same version.

 

Review Score ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

Here is the review score for the Terraria Game:

Publication Rating
Destructoid 8.5/10
GameSpot 8/10
IGN 9/10
GameZone 8.5/10
PC Gamer (US) 82%

Commonly Asked Questions

1. Terraria Cross Platform Between PC and Mobile?

Ans: Yes, Terraria supports cross play between Mobile OS (Android or iOS) and PC. But for that, you need to run the same version on both devices.

2. Terraria Cross Platform Between Xbox and PC?

Ans: Technically yes, for this First you have  to go to cloud gaming and then you got to click on the area then you just go to Game Pass. Then go to the games, then you have to connect a controller. After controller connected, then all you do is click on your area, and you click play. And then once this connects, you’re pretty much emulating an Xbox game on your PC. Now you can go to multiplayer and Start Playing.

3. Terraria Cross Platform Between PS4 and Xbox?

Ans: No, because it’s not currently possible to transfer game saves from one console to another. On the contrary, the PS4 and PS5 users can play together. But in their case it is known as cross generation, which is technically possible.

4. Terraria Cross Platform Between iOS and Android?

Ans: Yes, Terraria is cross-platform between iOS and Android. This is because both are mobile supported OS and they very well similar in optimizing the hardware, which is necessary for a game like Terraria. Moreover, the game is free to download on both platforms.

5. Terraria Cross Platform Between PS4 and PC?

Ans: The console player will not be able to join the game on the PC. The same goes with the PC player.

Conclusion

As the game is officially cross-platform among different platform, but it also not supported all platforms. As we know that Terraria developer plan to make Terraria cross-platform compatible in the future. Currently, there are hacks available to  play the game cross-platform but In the personal experience these are slow and not well optimized to the game play. The Terraria player should wait for the official release of the cross play.  As any of the changes or update release, we will update you on this page.

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