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Is Terraria cross-platform? Crossplay guide for Xbox, PS5, Nintendo Switch & PC

Published: 7/Jan/2022 11:41 Updated: 15/Jun/2022 13:19

by Ava Thompson-Powell


If you’re wondering whether or not Terraria is cross-platform, we’ve got all the latest information you need to know on crossplay functionality on Xbox, PS5, Nintendo Switch, mobile, and PC.

Terraria released over a decade ago in 2011, and today, allows users to play on multiple different platforms as players build, explore, and adventure through the game’s beautiful 2D world.

Crossplay gives players the chance to hop into a game session with friends regardless of what platform they are playing on, and our Terraria cross-platform guide has everything you need to know on utilizing the feature in-game.


An image of a home building in Terraria
Terraria is a survival side scroller that lets you build, hunt, and explore.

Is Terraria cross-platform?

The answer, in short, is yes, Terraria is cross-platform between iOS and Android devices. This is due to the fact that they’re both mobile devices – so there are no restrictions in terms of hardware and optimization between the two.


Terraria crossplay platforms

While the game is currently playable on PC, Xbox, PlayStation, Nintendo Switch, iOS, and Android devices, aside from mobile devices, players will not be able to play together via crossplay.

If any changes are made regarding Terraria’s crossplay functionality, we will update you right here with new information right here.

An image of a castle in Terraria
Play with other friends in crossplay on mobile to create beautiful, sprawling structures.

How to enable crossplay in Terraria

If you’re looking to play with friends on Android or iOS, there are no special steps that you need to take to be able to link up with one another.

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Players will be able to play with friends on either mobile device automatically by utilizing the ‘Multiplayer‘ option in-game.


Terraria cross-platform play on Xbox & PlayStation

While cross-platform play is unavailable on Xbox, PlayStation, Nintendo Switch, and PC, players can play together across different versions of a console. As an example, PS5 users and PS4 players are able to play together in the same way that mobile users are.

So, there you have it – that’s everything you need to know about whether Terraria is cross-platform.

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