Is Returnal Cross Platform in 2024?

Find out if Returnal is cross-platform (crossplay) across PS5, Steam, Windows, PS4, Xbox One, XBox Series S/X, Switch, iOS & Android here.

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Release Date: Apr 30th, 2021

Game engines:

Unreal Engine

Supported modes:

Single player

Player perspectives:

Third person

Returnal Crossplay:

Last checked: February 17th, 2023

Returnal is available on PS5, Steam (PC) and Windows PC, but unfortunately, crossplay is not currently supported across any of these platforms at this time.

We last checked Returnal for cross-platform support 1 year and 5 days ago, and at this time there were no crossplay options available. We check games regularly for updates and we will be checking Returnal again soon, but if anything has changed in the meantime and we haven't spotted it yet, please let us know via our contact page or by posting a comment below.

⏱ This game was released 2 years, 9 months and 23 days ago

Game Available On:

Cross-platform Details:

Crossplay is not currently available.

Unfortunately, Returnal does not currently support cross-platform/crossplay at this time. We are monitoring this title and will update this page if this changes.

Info: Cross-play with players on PlayStation®5 consoles is not supported.


Returnal Game Summary

After a calamitous descent onto an ever-morphing alien landscape, Selene is pitted against the elements in her desperate battle for survival. Time and time again she's vanquished, condemned to commence her pilgrimage from the beginning upon each extermination. This roguelike shooter ensures that both the environment and accoutrements vary with every revolution, compelling you to adjust your methodology while taking on continuously transforming obstacles.

Genres and Themes

ShooterActionScience fiction

About Returnal

Returnal is an adrenaline-fueled roguelike shooter that's sure to get your heart racing. Players take on the role of Selene, a daring space explorer crash-landing on an everchanging alien planet, where they must fight for their very survival and make it out alive.

The game offers endless replayability with its unique shape-shifting mechanics; every time you die in battle or succumb to the hostile environment around you, you'll be forced to restart from scratch - only this time with different weapons and items at your disposal. This means players will need quick wits and reflexes as well as adaptive strategies if they hope to succeed against these evolving challenges!

Fans of fast paced shoot 'em up games are sure to find hours upon hours of entertainment here but those looking for something more cerebral might also enjoy Returnal's thought provoking dilemmas too. Games like Hades by Supergiant Games offer similar rogue elements while titles such as Prey (2017) immerse gamers in deep sci fi adventures full rich storylines - both great options alongside Returnal!

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Returnal Age Suitability

Returnal is a third-person shooter suitable for ages 17 and up. It features intense combat sequences with realistic gun fire, explosions and cries of pain from foes. Aliens emit splashes of blood when shot or killed, while the player character can experience violence ranging from non-realistic (e.g., falling back after being hit by tentacles) to realistic (electrocution effect produced when struck by glowing orbs). In addition, there is a mild horror element involving interaction with a bloody altar scene during gameplay that adds an extra layer of intensity to the game's overall atmosphere. With its mature content such as profanity ("bastard") combined with violent action scenes Returnal should only be played if your age matches the recommended rating requirement

Is Returnal Cross-Platform?

Unfortunately, Returnal is not crossplay compatible. We check regularly to see if cross platform support has been added and we will update this page as soon as there are any changes. In the meantime, if you have noticed any recent crossplay support for for Returnal, then please let us know in the comments below.

Is it Cross-Platform on PC?


No, Returnal is not crossplay compatible with PC.

  • Unfortunately, Returnal is not currently crossplay-compatible with Windows PC/Steam and PS5.

Is it Cross-Platform on Playstation?


No, Returnal is not crossplay compatible with Playstation.

  • Unfortunately, Returnal is not currently crossplay-compatible with PS5 and Windows PC/Steam.

What is Crossplay/Cross-Platform?

Crossplay, also known as cross-platform, is the ability to play with other players who are using different platforms. For example, someone playing on a PC can play with someone using a console, such as a PS5, or a PS4 player can play with an Xbox One player.

Crossplay is a great way to connect with friends who might not own the same console as you!

What is Cross Save/Cross Progression?

Cross save, also known as cross-progression, is the ability to transfer save data between different platforms. For example, if you have a character or have reached a level on a PS4 that you want to play on an Xbox One, you can use cross-save to transfer your progress over.

Cross progression is handy for players who want to be able to pick up their game no matter what platform they're using!

Unfortunately, Returnal does not support cross-save/cross-progression at this time. We'll keep an eye out and update this page if this changes in the future.

Is Returnal Multiplayer?

Yes, Returnal is a multiplayer game. Returnal officially supports Single player, Multiplayer and Co-operative modes. All the other titles featured on our site are also multiplayer games.

Similar Games

Returnal is a game in the Science fiction, Shooter and Action categories, among others. If you enjoy playing this game then you might also have fun playing Call of Duty: Black Ops III, Quake, Friday the 13th: The Game, Red Dead Online or Returnal. Each of these games offer something unique that you might enjoy.


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