Does Terraria Support Cross-platform Play? All You Need to Know

Terraria is an action-packed adventure game where the world is your oyster. Build, craft, or mine – it is all up to you! Released back in 2011, this game has sold millions of copies worldwide and for a good reason. It offers hours upon hours of gameplay and the random world generation system ensures that no two playthroughs are exactly alike. Build a house, build a castle, build a hole in the ground – the choice is yours! One of the most appealing factors of Terraria is the ability to play co-op with friends online. This leads many gamers to wonder if Terraria supports cross-platform play. With so many platforms to play on, it isn’t a straight forward yes or no.

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Windows, Mac, and Linux

If you’ve bought the game on any of these platforms, congratulations! You and all of your friends can play together so long as you are on one of these platforms. This means if your friend owns Terraria for the Switch or PS4 or any other console, they will not be able to play with you on PC.

Mobile (iOS/Android)

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If you have an iPhone and your friend has an Android phone, you two can play together! Terraria does support cross-platform play on mobile devices.

PS3, PS4, PSVita

If you own Terraria on any of these Sony products, you can play with friends who also own Terraria on one of them. Terraria supports cross-platform play between any of the different PlayStation consoles it has been released on.

Xbox 360, Xbox One

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If you are a fan of Microsoft and bought Terraria on either recent Xbox console, then you can play with your friends as long as they are also playing on an Xbox. Terraria does support cross-platform play between the Xbox 360 and Xbox One.

Does Terraria Support Cross-platform Play on Other Consoles?

As of right now, if your above console or platform wasn’t listed, Terraria will not be cross-platform playable. This means that you cannot play on a PS4 and play with your friend who has the Switch port. With the final update to Terraria coming in 2020, we expect that it will stay this way. If there is any news about cross-platform updates coming to Terraria, we will be sure to edit this post and keep it up to date for the community.