John Smedley is the former head of Sony Online Entertainment, renamed in 2015 in Daybreak Games. For a long time he headed this development studio, from which came out EverQuest, PlanetSide 2, H1Z1 and other games. John was part of the Sony gaming unit. In his Twitter, he told about the banal reason why the company forbids its players the technical possibility of cross-platform with players from other platforms. It’s all about money.
“When I was at Sony, the declared internal cause was money. They do not like it when someone buys something on an Xbox and uses it with PlayStation. That’s so simple. Stupid reason, but what is “, – wrote in his Twitter Smedley.
He hopes that with proper pressure from the players, this position of the company could change.
Speak out Smedley decided against the background of the drama unfolding among Fortnite users. They found that they can not play it on the Nintendo Switch from their Epic Games account, if previously it was tied to the Sony platform.