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

An image of Terraria gameplay with the logo in the cornerRe-Logic

Terraria is an extremely popular adventure game that has been available on most modern platforms for a long time but does it have a cross-platform play? Here’s everything you need to know about the game‘s crossplay features on all platforms, including PS5, Xbox, Nintendo Switch, PC & mobile devices. 

Originally released in 2011, the adventure sandbox title Terraria allows fans to play on multiple platforms as they build and explore stunning 2D environments.

Thanks to crossplay functionality, it’s easy to join a game session with friends no matter what platforms you’re all using. Here’s everything you need to know about how crossplay works in Terraria.

Article continues after ad

Contents


An image of a home building in TerrariaRe-Logic
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 TerrariaRe-Logic
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.

Article continues after ad

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.

Looking for more Terraria tips and information on crossplay? Make sure to check out our guides:

Terraria console commands | How to go fishing in Terraria | How to download Terraria Calamity mod | How to get a Yoyo | How to get Enchanted Sword in Terraria | What’s Terraria Master Mode? | How to craft Terraria potions | GTA V and GTA Online cross-platform guide | Is 7 Days to Die cross-platform? | Diablo 4 crossplay | Is For Honor crossplay?

Article continues after ad