Is Valheim cross-platform? Crossplay & cross-progression on Xbox & PC

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Are you wondering whether Valheim has crossplay between Xbox and PC? Well, our handy hub has everything you need to know. 

Valheim continues to prove popular amongst survival game fans, with Xbox and PC users enjoying the brutal environments of the Viking-themed title. However, many players will be wondering whether Valheim supports crossplay between Xbox and PC copies of the game

After all, being able to team up with adventurers across both platforms is incredibly useful, especially if you have friends spread across both Xbox and PC. So, if you’re aiming to start a server or make a crossplay clan, then our handy hub has all the details. 

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Does Valheim support crossplay on PC & Xbox?

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Playing Valheim crossplay is very simple.

Yes, Valheim does support cross-platform play on PC and Xbox. This means you can team up with players from both platforms without any problem. However, if you wish to use Valheim’s crossplay feature, you’ll need to ensure you meet the following requirements:

  • All players must have the same game version, so be sure to update your game to the latest version. 
  • Make sure your server has the crossplay feature on to allow players from all platforms to join you. 

Additionally, players on Xbox need to ensure that cross-network play is enabled in their console settings. You can enable this feature by heading over to the Homescreen and following the path outlined below: 

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  • Head over to Settings
  • Online safety & family
  • Privacy & online safety
  • Xbox privacy
  • View details & customize
  • Communication & multiplayer

Does Valheim support cross-progression?

No, Valheim does not support cross-progression. At present, players are unable to maintain their gameplay progress if they switch between Steam and Xbox platforms. However, given that the game is still in its early access phase and the feature of crossplay has only been introduced recently, it’s likely that the cross-progression capability will be added in the near future.

As always, we’ll be sure to update this page as soon as the developers give any new details on this highly-requested feature. In the meantime, be sure to check out our other Valheimn guides below: 

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