CALL of Duty gamers who own different consoles can finally play against each other with the latest release

The new Call of Duty Modern Warfare 2019 is the first title in the franchise to have this feature enabled.

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Cross-play has been introduced for the first time in Call of Duty history

Game studios are under increasing pressure to enable cross-platform play as the feature becomes more popular.

Smash-hit game Fortnite is one of the most notable, so Call of Duty was always bound to follow.

For Modern Warfare, cross-platform play works across PS4, Xbox One and PC.

However, the feature isn't automatically enabled.

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Gamers on all platforms will duke it out in the same multiplayer matches

First, you need to make sure that you have a COD Account – you can create one here.

Then make sure to sign in with this account when you load up Modern Warfare.

Next you'll need to go into your game settings and turn crossplatform gameplay.

There are several different options, so make sure you pick the right one for you.

For instance, you can choose to play against any platform with no restrictions.

More sensible is the option to filter out PC gamers using keyboards and mice – which give them a big advantage.

You can still play against PC gamers using joypads with this filter turned on.

It's also possible to play using a keyboard and mouse on both PS4 and Xbox One, for the record.

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Make sure to filter out PC gamers using a mouse and keyboard if you don't want to get schoole

Call of Duty Modern Warfare is the latest entry to the hugely popular first-person shooter franchise.

It's the sixteenth instalment in the Call of Duty series, developed by Infinity Ward and published by Activision.

The game is serving as a "soft reboot" of the Modern Warfare sub-series, calling back to the original 2007 Modern Warfare game.

Like previous Modern Warfare titles, the new game is set in a relatively realistic and modern setting.

The game launches on October 25, 2019 around the world – that's TODAY!

The game will also receive DLC for free as it progresses – with the traditional season pass binned.


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