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Sony reportedly wouldn't allow Destiny 2 character transfers between platforms

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According to Jason Schreier during the latest Kotaku Splitscreen podcast (thanks, VG24/7), Bungie wanted to enable character transfers between platforms but Sony wouldn't allow it, citing that it "wants people to associate Destiny with PS4."

We're all aware of Destiny 2's timed PS4-exclusive content—though that didn't stop some folks playing on PC getting their hands on the Wavesplitter. Still, console players that would have otherwise been able to transfer a character to PC to join and play with friends, are unable to do so.

Sony has really dug in its heels with publishers and developers that request cross-play;  Fallout 76 and Wargroove are just two of the games that were denied. However, Sony recently caved in with Fortnite so maybe we'll see more PS4 games opening up cross-play in the future, though it seems unlikely there will be a rush.

Sarah's earliest gaming memories involve playing Jet Set Willy on the ZX Spectrum at a friend's house. These days, and when not writing guides, most of her spare time goes into MMOs—though she's quite partial to JRPGs too. She has spent much of the last decade playing the likes of Star Wars: The Old Republic, TERA, Final Fantasy 14, and World of Warcraft. Sarah has been writing about games for several years and, before joining PC Gamer, freelanced for the likes of TechRadar, GamingBible, and Rock Paper Shotgun. One of her fondest hopes is to one day play through the ending of Final Fantasy X without breaking down into a sobbing heap. She probably has more wolves in Valheim than you.