How to turn off crossplay in Apex Legends

Revenant in Apex Legends.Respawn Entertainment

Do you think PC players in Apex Legends have an unfair advantage over console players? Don’t worry, we have a solution for you. Here’s how to disable crossplay and enjoy more fair and fun gameplay in Apex Legends Season 18.

Season 18 of Apex Legends brought some major changes to the game, including a revamped Revenant, Ranked mode changes, and some weapon adjustments. The game also supports crossplay, which has its pros and cons. Crossplay lets players from different platforms play together, which can make it faster to find matches and easier to team up with friends.

But it can also create some unfair situations, because PC players usually tend to have some advantages over console players, such as the precision of a mouse. We will explain these issues and also show you how to disable crossplay in Apex Legends Season 18.

Various Apex Legends characters standing near a ledge.Respawn Entertainment
Crossplay was added to Apex Legends in October 2020.

Apex Legends Season 18 crossplay

Crossplay in Apex Legends is a feature that lets players on PC, PlayStation, Xbox, and Nintendo Switch play together and reduces the waiting time for matchmaking.

However, crossplay may not be the best option for everyone. If you care about winning and performing well in online matches, and if you already have all your friends on the same platform, then you may want to turn off crossplay since it can create some disadvantages depending on the platform you are on.

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For instance, PC players may have an edge over console players because of their mouse and keyboard controls and console players have an advantage in close combat due to aim assist. This can affect your game experience and make it harder for you to compete. And for this reason, you may want to turn it off.

How to disable crossplay in Apex Legends

Crossplay toggle in Apex Legends.Respawn Entertainment
Disabling crossplay may reduce the number of potential players that you can find during matchmaking.

You can disable crossplay in Apex Legends by turning it off in the game’s settings. Here’s how you can go about doing it:

  1. Launch Apex Legends and select the game ‘Menu‘ in the bottom left corner of the screen.
  2. Click ‘Settings‘ and scroll down until you see ‘Cross Platform Play.’
  3. Switch it to ‘Disabled‘ to turn it off.

And that’s how you turn off crossplay in Apex Legends. But if you ever get tired of longer matchmaking times, you can always return it to ‘Enabled’ to turn it back on.

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