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News - Among Us PS4, Xbox One Port More Complicated Than You Think

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Among Us PS4, Xbox One Port More Complicated Than You Think

Developer InnerSloth has explained why its popular online multiplayer game Among Us isn't on consoles like PlayStation 4 or Xbox One yet. The biggest hurdle in the studio's way is apparently player communication. It's at the core of the experience, and if it isn't implemented correctly, it could ruin the game.

According to studio programmer Forest Willard--who played Among us with a bunch of Twitch streamers earlier this week, including 5uppp--figuring out how to implement player communication in a game that's largely text-based chat might prove difficult when porting Among Us to consoles.

"[A console port] is something we're starting to talk about," Willard said. "But we'd have to write a system for quick comms. It'd basically be for randoms, like Rocket League. I don't know if we'd be able to implement console voice chat or not. I know one of the first things we want to add is a friend's list-type account system because it's real hard to do anything without that s***."

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https://www.gamespot.com/articles/among-...01-10abi2f
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