When Konami’s eFootball launches in full later this yr, the soccer sim will function cross-play between PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Collection X and cellular gadgets – however cross-save and cross-progression between these techniques received’t be supported. Hopefully, that will not all the time be the case.
Following IGN’s two-hour hands-on preview of eFootball, Konami confirmed to IGN that “eFootball doesn’t at present assist cross-progression or cross-save between totally different platforms, nevertheless we aspire to incorporate this in future.”
Cross-save and cross-progression would imply that you might carry your eFootball profile, saves and related purchases throughout varied platforms. So earlier than heading out, you might add your Inventive League progress out of your PS5, for instance, and proceed that on eFootball on cellular. Sadly, that is not going to be doable, seemingly for a while.
eFootball Screenshots – September 2021
eFootball received’t embrace full cross-play at its preliminary launch on September 30 (though gamers inside console households will be capable of match up), however a serious replace is scheduled for this fall, and can see the function launched alongside the addition of Android and iOS variations of the sport. Cross-play received’t be completely necessary, although – Konami says console gamers can choose out of enjoying with cellular players.
eFootball is Konami’s free-to-play successor to Professional Evolution Soccer, and can launch in limited form on September 30, that includes 9 groups and no microtransactions. Alongside an absence of full cross-play, it’s going to also be missing some key gameplay features, such as ‘sharp kicks’ and haptic feedback. The autumn replace ought to add a lot, far more, together with paid content material.
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