Infinity Ward’s MP Design Director, Joe Cecot, has told Dualshockers in an interview during this week’s reveal event that Call of Duty: Modern Warfare’s Cross Play will be based on input based matchmaking.
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare was announced to support Cross Play between PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC. And now, we’ve got confirmation that the matchmaking will be based on input device. If you’re a keyboard and mouse player, you will be matched against other keyboard and mouse players.
If you’re a controller player, you will be matched against other controller players, but also have the option to opt-in to matchmaking with all players in Call of Duty: Modern Warfare.
“We’re going to be matchmaking by peripheral, so if you’re a keyboard player you’re going to play with other keyboard players. But, if you’re a console player and you’re playing on a gamepad you can actually opt in…We also don’t let you change your controller or peripheral mid-match, so once you’ve chosen it, it’s locked in.”
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare will have an Open Beta in September, and the second Weekend of the Open Beta will support Cross Play between the platforms. More info on the beta is available here.