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Is Sons of the Forest cross platform & crossplay?

We discover where you can play Sons of the Forest

Updated: Mar 2, 2023 2:19 pm
is sons of the forest cross platform & crossplay?

Sons of the Forest has had some set backs in terms of release dates and technical errors, according to developers. The anticipation for this sequel to the highly popular original ‘The Forest‘ only grew bigger over time. Let’s investigate whether the survival horror can be enjoyed on multiple platforms, or even cross platform.

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Now we’re past that and Sons of the Forest is in Early Access, this sequel is shaping up to be an exciting new multiplayer for many to enjoy across the board. However, to make full use of that multiplayer action, is Sons of the Forest cross platform & crossplay?

Is Sons of the Forest cross platform?

How to play Sons of the Forest early access Start Time Prediction

From what we know currently, the early access will not be coming to PS4, PS5 or even Xbox. It is currently only available on PC via Steam.

This means that whilst it’s possible that post early access we might see launches on multiple platforms, we cannot be sure right now with nothing confirmed.

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Is Sons of the Forest crossplay?

Unfortunately, as it stands, Sons of the Forest is not cross platform or crossplay. This is how it’s going to be during the Early Access stage of the game’s release.

Endnight Games’ predecessor joined consoles back in 2018, but the ability to play between different systems has never been implemented. We can only hope, as more and more titles begin to facilitate this.

That’s all we have for the meantime, check out our website for more Sons of the Forest content, along with some other new releases like Wild Hearts and Hogwarts Legacy.

Will Sons of The Forest ever be crossplay?

The survival horror game, Sons of the Forest, launched for PC via Steam on 23rd February 2023 through Steam Early Access as a PC-exclusive title.

Whether or not the game will release to console remains up for debate. We’ll be in early access for 6-8 months according to developers, so this news might still be far off.

Sons of the Forest cross platform & crossplay FAQs

Will Sons of the Forest be 2 player?

Developer Endnight Games has confirmed that Sons of the Forest “is playable in both single-player and multiplayer with up to 8 players

Who is the girl in Sons of the Forest?

According to the fandom site, Virginia is the woman seen in the Sons of The Forest Trailers. Her name is shared with the multiple legged mutant of the first game, and shares the trait of multiple limbs, but is still quite different as well as having her humanity intact.

Is Sons of the Forest a sequel or a prequel?

There has been nothing released to date that suggests that Sons of the Forest will be set before events in The Forest.

There are a few theories flying around that it could run along a similar timeline and feature more of Timmy, the child that went missing after the plane crash in the original game but our money is that the game will arrive and be set as a traditional sequel, set a period of time after the end of The Forest.

Can you play Sons of the Forest on controller?

Yes, Sons of The Forest features full controller support, as displayed on the Steam store. You can also try out using the Steam Deck too.

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