Social deduction multiplayer game, Among Us, rocketed to extreme popularity last year thanks to its ease of access on mobile phones, PCs, and a handy Switch release, and now it’s finally coming to PlayStation and Xbox consoles.
Among Us is a great game, and it has also doubled as a great way to hang out with friends during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Its popularity is sure to rise even higher now thanks to these two new console releases. It will hit PlayStation 5 and PlayStation 4 on December 14, which is the same day Among Us hits Xbox consoles and Xbox Game Pass.
Among Us developer Innersloth announced that PS5 and PS4 versions of the game were coming, with a new Ratchet & Clank skin to celebrate the release, but an actual date was never given until now. Similarly, Xbox announced that Among Us would be coming to its consoles this year, too, but a release date was not given until now.
“Have friends on other devices? No worries,” a PlayStation Blog post about the announcement reads. “The PlayStation version of Among Us allows for crossplay so everyone can play together. [Four-player to 15-player] lobbies are supported with online multiplayer.”
The Xbox Wire post about this announcement doesn’t mention crossplay, but it presumably supports it considering PlayStation’s post seems to indicate that PlayStation players can play with friends on Xbox consoles. It’d be odd for that crossplay bridge to extend from PlayStation to Xbox, but not the other way around.
Among Us hits PS5, Xbox Series X/S, PS4, Xbox One, and Xbox Game Pass on December 14.
While waiting for it to release, check out our thoughts on it in Game Informer’s Among Us review and then read about how Epic Games and Among Us developer Innersloth are teasing a collaboration after that.
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