Among Us cross-play: how to play with friends across platforms

Looking to call your friends on different platforms sus? Here's everything you need to know about Among Us cross-play right now

Among Us cross-play: Four Among Us characters sit and play a game on different platforms together

There’s nothing better than calling your friend out correctly in a game of Among Us after spotting them pretending to do tasks with their fellow crewmates. And, with the hit whodunnit game coming to multiple platforms, many are wondering whether you’ll be able to accuse your friends of treachery through Among Us cross-play.

Well, we’ve got good news for you. After Inner Sloth confirmed that the game is coming to PS5, PS4, and Xbox Game Pass on December 14, the studio also confirmed that Among Us cross-play will be present. In other words, you’ll be able to betray your friends in all possible manners, regardless of what platform they play on.

Of course, there are a few caveats, but being able to play cross-platform with friends is truly something special. So if you’re looking for more information about Among Us cross-play, read on – we’ve got everything you need to know about how the feature works, how to invite friends, and how to turn it off.

Is there Among Us cross-play?

Yes, there is cross-play in Among Us. Right now, players on Android, iOS, Windows computers, and the Nintendo Switch can play together online. In that sense, Among Us is fully cross-platform.

And with the game coming out on PS4, PS5, and Xbox consoles on December 17 that isn’t going to change. From that date, existing Among Us players will be able to link up with their console counterparts.

How to you set up Among Us cross-play?

If you’re looking to make use of Among Us cross-play features and invite your friends to play, don’t worry – it’s simple. All you’ll need to do is make sure everyone is on the same server.

Then, from there, one person will need to create a game as the host, tinker with the settings, and confirm them. Once that’s done, the host will spawn in the spaceship’s waiting room and a lobby code will be displayed bottom left. To join a game, all you need to do is enter that four character code.

Among Us cross-play: Among Us characters chase each other around an Xbox Series X

Can you turn off Among Us cross-play?

Unlike other games, you cannot turn off cross-play in Among Us. This is mainly because there are no real advantages or disadvantages to playing on PC in comparison to other devices. As such, there’s an even playing field on Among Us and cross-play allows Inner Sloth to keep its player base healthy.

So there you have it, everything you need to know about Among Us cross-play. Now you’ll be able to play with your friends, regardless of platform, in style.

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