Does The Texas Chainsaw Massacre Have Crossplay? – Answered

Crossplay explained in The Texas Chainsaw Massacre

The Texas Chainsaw Massacre, the latest entry in the craze of asymmetric multiplayer horror games, has finally arrived on PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, and Xbox Series X|S. The new title from Sumo Digital and Gun Interactive gives gamers the chance to play as Leatherface and his infamous “Family” or their victims in tense, gory multiplayer matches. But does The Texas Chainsaw Massacre have crossplay, allowing gamers to join up with their friends on other platforms? Read ahead to find out, as we examine crossplay in The Texas Chainsaw Massacre.

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Crossplay in The Texas Chainsaw Massacre

Image Courtesy of Sumo Digital and Gun Interactive

In a welcome development, The Texas Chainsaw Massacre does include crossplay, allowing gamers on multiple platforms to join in the same match. However, there is a catch, as not all versions of The Texas Chainsaw Massacre include the ability to matchmake with other platforms.

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How Crossplay Works in The Texas Chainsaw Massacre

Image Courtesy of Sumo Digital and Gun Interactive

As seen in the chart above provided by the developers, The Texas Chainsaw Massacre’s crossplay is current-gen exclusive. In a post on their website called “Crossplay Explained,” Sumo Digital and Gun Interactive say the following:

  • PC, PlayStation 5, and Xbox Series X/S (ninth generation) can matchmake with each other
  • Xbox One will only be able to matchmake with other Xbox One players (eighth generation Xbox).
  • PlayStation 4 players will only be able to matchmake with other PlayStation 4 players (eighth generation PlayStation).

Although it is exciting that The Texas Chainsaw Massacre includes crossplay capabilities for PC, PS5, and Xbox Series X|S, the lack of the feature could be detrimental to the PS4 and Xbox One versions’ player bases and longevity.

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Grant Testa is a writer at Prima Games, who specializes in achievement hunting and horror gaming. He is also an avid comic book reader/collector, fantasy footballer, and rock music fanatic. Thousands who have been defeated by Grant in online multiplayer games have cried to themselves, wondering, "How did he get so good?! Why can't I be a gaming demigod like him?" They would probably be surprised to learn that Grant actually inherited his elite gaming skills from his mom, Joann Hansen, one of the speediest stenographers/typists in the nation, (and probably the world). Fun fact: he is also the son of the world’s first “let’s player” and comedy legend, Tim Testa.