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Dead by Daylight crossplay - how to widen your pool of victims (or friends)

Dead by Daylight crossplay allows you to join your friends and other players from all over the world regardless of which platform they use

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Is Dead by Daylight crossplay available? The question on everyone’s lips when they dive into the four-on-one online survival horror game. Well, luckily for all of you, yes, the game does support the feature, and we’re here to tell you exactly how it works. Honestly, having a wider pool of friends and victims is great. I do have to admit, though, it’s a lot more fun to be the killer.

Speaking of which, if you’re unsure which maniacal being to play as, we have a Dead by Daylight killers guide detailing their powers, weapons, and perks. We also dive a little into their lore, just in case you’re curious as to why they’re so homicidal. Some have valid reasons. Others are being a bit dramatic if we’re honest. Or, if you want to test your survival skills, see who suits you best with our Dead by Daylight characters guide. Again, we look at their powers and perks, as well as diving into why they’re so unfortunate as to be on the prospective victims list.

Dead by Daylight crossplay

It wasn’t always possible to use Dead by Daylight crossplay, but that doesn’t matter, as you can now join players on other platforms. So, whether you’re a Switch, PC, Xbox, or PlayStation player, you can attempt to survive together. It’s always nice to play with friends, regardless of which hardware you use.

To enable Dead by Daylight crossplay you need to:

  • Launch Dead by Daylight
  • Select the options button at the bottom of the screen
  • Select the online section
  • Crossplay pops up, and you can toggle it on or off as you please

While iOS and Android players can play together, mobile players can’t participate with other platforms.

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How to add new Dead by Daylight friends

Now that you’re playing with your buddies on other platforms, you might want to add them as a friend in Dead by Daylight, making it that much easier to start a match together. Fortunately, adding Dead by Daylight friends is simple:

  • Start the game
  • Hit the friends button at the bottom of the screen
  • Select the add friends button
  • Input a player ID
  • Hit ‘invite a friend’

With that, you have all the information you need about Dead by Daylight crossplay. If you find yourself short on bloodgems, you might want to take a look at our Dead by Daylight codes list, where you can find the currency in abundance.