How To Turn Off Crossplay in Overwatch 2

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Players can now easily turn off crossplay in Overwatch 2. When someone turns off crossplay for their game, they enable themselves to play against other console players in Overwatch 2. However, there are some restrictions to this that might not let some players to disable the option. 

We will discuss in this article, How To Turn Off Crossplay in Overwatch 2. Also, we’ll learn whether it’s possible to turn off crossplay and how to turn it off for Xbox, PS4, and PS5 users. 

Can You Turn Off Crossplay in Overwatch 2?

Yes, you can turn off crossplay in Overwatch 2 for Xbox, PS4, and PS5. Players get the option to turn off/ disable it by navigating to the settings. 

But you cannot turn off crossplay for PC version. For PC players, it comes with default settings including crossplay enabled and you can’t turn off it. 

However, for gaming consoles such as Xbox, PS4, and PS5, the crossplay is set as enabled by default. Now, that might lead you to join a PC lobby instead of the other. When someone enters a PC lobby, they play against players using a mouse and keyboard while they use a controller. 

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How To Turn Off Crossplay in Overwatch 2

For Xbox:

Step 1: On your Xbox, head to your Settings.

Step 2: Tap Account option.

Step 3: Click Privacy & Online safety option.

Step 4: Tap Xbox privacy option.

Step 5: Tap View Details & Customize.

Step 6: Click Communication & Multiplayer option now.

Step 7: Now, below “You can join cross-network play” option, find and tap “Block”.

For PS4/PS5:

Step 1: Launch Overwatch 2 game on your PS4/PS5.

Step 2: Press “Options” button on your controller.

Step 3: Tap “Options”.

Step 4: Click Gameplay.

Step 5: Tap General option.

Step 6: Now, Click Cross-Platform Play option.

Step 7: Tap and Turn off the option that says “Cross-Platform Play” and then tap OK to save new changes. 

Wrap Up

Xbox, PS4, and PS5 players can turn off crossplay by following the guide mentioned above. PC players cannot turn off crossplay due to its default settings that don’t allow players to do it.

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