When Konami’s eFootball launches in full later this yr, the soccer sim will function cross-play between PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X and cell units – however cross-save and cross-progression between these methods gained’t be supported. Hopefully, that will not at all times be the case.
Following IGN’s two-hour hands-on preview of eFootball, Konami confirmed to IGN that “eFootball doesn’t at present assist cross-progression or cross-save between totally different platforms, nevertheless we aspire to incorporate this in future.”
Cross-save and cross-progression would imply that you could possibly carry your eFootball profile, saves and related purchases throughout varied platforms. So earlier than heading out, you could possibly add your Creative League progress out of your PS5, for instance, and proceed that on eFootball on cell. Sadly, that is not going to be potential, seemingly for a while.
eFootball Screenshots – September 2021
eFootball gained’t embody full cross-play at its preliminary launch on September 30 (though gamers inside console households will be capable of match up), however a serious replace is scheduled for this fall, and can see the function launched alongside the addition of Android and iOS variations of the sport. Cross-play gained’t be completely obligatory, although – Konami says console gamers can decide out of taking part in with cell avid gamers.
eFootball is Konami’s free-to-play successor to Pro Evolution Soccer, and can launch in limited form on September 30, that includes 9 groups and no microtransactions. Alongside an absence of full cross-play, it can also be missing some key gameplay features, such as ‘sharp kicks’ and haptic feedback. The fall replace ought to add a lot, far more, together with paid content material.
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