Is War Thunder Cross Platform in 2024?

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

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Release Date: Jan 28th, 2013

Game engines:

Dagor Engine

Supported modes:

Single player
Massively Multiplayer Online (MMO)

Player perspectives:

First person
Third person
Virtual Reality

War Thunder Crossplay:

Last checked: October 5th, 2022

War Thunder supports crossplay across the following platforms: Steam (PC), Linux, Mac, Windows PC, PS4 and Xbox One. You'll be able to enjoy playing online with your friends if you use any of these platforms.

While the game is also available on PS5 and XBox Series S/X, War Thunder is cross-platform only across the platforms mentioned above. Please check out all the details on War Thunder's official website!

We last checked which crossplay platforms were available for War Thunder 1 year, 6 months and 18 days ago. We check games regularly for updates, 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 11 years, 2 months and 26 days ago

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War Thunder Cross-Platform Details:

The game, War Thunder, is currently cross-platform/crossplay compatible between the following platforms:

Crossplay Combination 1:

Info: None available.


War Thunder Game Summary

War Thunder is a free-to-play MMO military game that focuses on aviation, armored vehicles, and naval craft from the early 20th century to modern combat units. Players can take part in major battles on land, in the air, or at sea.

Genres and Themes


About War Thunder

War Thunder is a free-to-play vehicular combat multiplayer video game developed and published by Gaijin Entertainment. Players can take part in major battles on land, in the air, or at sea.

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War Thunder Age Suitability

The game is only suitable for those aged 12 and over, as it contains non realistic looking violence towards human characters.

Is War Thunder Cross-Platform?

Fortunately, yes! War Thunder is a cross-platform game, meaning players with different hardware and consoles can play together online. War Thunder supports crossplay on Steam (PC), Linux, Mac, Windows PC, PS4 and Xbox One.

War Thunder is available on the following platforms:

  • Linux
  • Mac
  • PS4
  • PS5
  • Steam (PC)
  • Windows PC
  • XBox Series S/X
  • Xbox One

The platforms below will work for War Thunder crossplay:

  • Linux
  • Mac
  • PS4
  • Steam (PC)
  • Windows PC
  • Xbox One

Is it Cross-Platform on PC?


Yes, War Thunder is crossplay compatible with PC.

  • War Thunder is confirmed as working with crossplay across Windows PC/Steam and Linux, Mac, PS4 and Xbox One.

Is it Cross-Platform on Playstation?


Yes, War Thunder is crossplay compatible with Playstation.

  • War Thunder works with cross-platform with PS4 and Linux, Mac, Windows PC/Steam and Xbox One.
  • However, War Thunder is not crossplay betweem PS5 and Linux, Mac, PS4, Windows PC/Steam, XBox Series S/X or Xbox One.

Is it Cross-Platform on Xbox?


Yes, War Thunder is crossplay compatible with Xbox.

  • War Thunder is compatible with cross-platform between Xbox One and Linux, Mac, Windows PC/Steam and PS4.
  • However, War Thunder is not crossplay betweem XBox Series S/X and Linux, Mac, PS4, PS5, Windows PC/Steam or Xbox One.

Is it Cross-Platform on Other Platforms?

Yes, War Thunder is crossplay compatible with Other Platforms.

  • War Thunder works properly with cross-platform with Linux and Mac, Windows PC/Steam, PS4 and Xbox One.
  • Also, War Thunder is compatible with crossplay across Mac and Linux, Windows PC/Steam, PS4 and Xbox One.

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!

How to Play War Thunder Cross-Platform?

The way to utilize crossplay can vary depending on the game and platforms you are using. Some games have built-in crossplay features that allow players on different platforms to connect and play together, other will require you to connect via an account such as a PlayStation Network (PSN) account or an Xbox Live account.

For the full instructions on War Thunder crossplay, visit the official website.

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!

Thankfully, War Thunder supports cross-save/cross-progression. For more information on this you should check out the official website.

Is War Thunder Multiplayer?

Yes, War Thunder is a multiplayer game. War Thunder officially supports Single player, Multiplayer, Co-operative and Massively Multiplayer Online (MMO) modes. All the other titles featured on our site are also multiplayer games.

Similar Games

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