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Wargroove will have cross-play between PC, Switch and Xbox One at launch

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Chucklefish's strategy game Wargroove (opens in new tab) will have cross-play between PC, Nintendo Switch and Xbox One when it launches next week (opens in new tab), the developer has announced.

The strategy game, which is out on February 1, will have a campaign as well as PvP multiplayer battles (including asynchronous play) and co-op. You can play with up to three other players, so the announcement is good news if you have friends that plan to play on console. 

The game will also launch on PS4, but Chucklefish hasn't yet set a release date for the console. It's not clear whether the PS4 will be included in cross-play at a later date (as we know, Sony is often resistant to the idea (opens in new tab)).

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Samuel tried out Wargroove back in 2017, and came away impressed (opens in new tab). "It's turn-based strategy as we know it, but presented in a very pleasing and accessible-looking form, which is largely how I felt about Advance Wars back in the day," he wrote.

You might know Chucklefish from Starbound, one of the best space games on PC (opens in new tab).

Samuel Horti is a long-time freelance writer for PC Gamer based in the UK, who loves RPGs and making long lists of games he'll never have time to play. He's now a full-time reporter covering health at the Bureau of Investigative Journalism. When he does have time for games you may find him on the floor, struggling under the weight of his Steam backlog.