Six platforms … one game! It will be super fun!
First, in order to enable crossplay, all players are required to create a Battle.net account — something that console fans were able to avoid until now. Second, PC and console players will be able to join matches together in Quick Play, Arcade and Custom modes, but not Competitive.
Here’s how Blizzard describes the matchmaking process for competitive games: “Competitive players will be split into two pools depending on the system that they are playing on: 1) Console players, and 2) PC players. For balance purposes, PC players and console players will not be mixed in the same pool for competitive matches.”
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