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Rainbow Six Extraction crossplay explained

Looking for all the details about Rainbow Six Extraction crossplay? Here's how it works and how to turn it off in Ubisoft's PvE shooter.

Rainbow Six Extraction cross-play: Three Operators can be seen preparing to clear a room.

Rainbow Six Extraction is an interesting change of pace for the Tom Clancy series, with a PvE, dungeon-based combat experience on offer for players. With a focus on co-op, players will want to know if Rainbow Six Extraction cross-play is something they can utilize.

Cross-play has become a necessity for many online games in the current generation of consoles as players want to play with friends regardless of the platform they have. Thankfully, Ubisoft recognized this from the get go with Rainbow Six Extraction.

Rainbow Six Extraction cross-play explained

Rainbow Six Extraction launched with full cross-play across all platforms. The game also supports full cross-progression thanks to Ubisoft Connect. This means that you can take your character, unlocks, and items across platforms no matter where you decide to play.

Cross-play connects players across PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, and PC.

Cross-play is enabled by default in Rainbow Six Extraction, so there’s no need to go rummaging through the settings to get it fired up. From the get-go, you’ll be matchmade with players across all platforms.

Can you turn Rainbow Six Extraction cross-play off?

Given that it’s a PvE game where there is no direct advantage to being on console or PC, we don’t know why you’d want to turn cross-play off. However, if you do want to, follow these steps:

  • To get into the settings, select the cogwheel icon from the top right of the main menu
  • Choose ‘Options’
  • Locate the ‘Cross-play’ option
  • Select ‘Off’
  • Pick ‘Apply Changes’ to save your new settings

That covers everything you need to know about Rainbow Six Extraction cross-play. For more on how to play the game with other players, check out the Rainbow Six Extraction Buddy Pass, which allows you to give your friends a free trial to a chunk of the game.