The catch? Developer Psyonix needs to the ol' thumbs-up from Sony before it can go live.
We've known for while that Psyonix had the know-how to get the two consoles playing together, but now the concept is a reality - one that's just waiting for Sony higher-ups to pull the trigger.
Should cross-play get the necessary approval, Psyonix's Vice President Jeremy Dunham tells IGN that it could get the two consoles talking to each other in less than a day.
"It'd literally take a few hours to propagate [cross-console play] throughout the whole world," says Dunham, "so really, we're just waiting on the permission to do so."
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Earlier this year, Microsoft showed an interest in opening up the Xbox One to cross-network play with other consoles, which seems to indicate that the company has already given Psyonix its blessing.
"We're still very confident that [Sony's] eventually going to open those doors and welcome us in, but we also are really understanding that it's going to take a while, especially given all the ramifications of everything," Dunham says.
Sony is open-minded to cross-console play as well, but has yet to take a firm stance, which is understandable, since opening up your online network to some other company's console isn't a decision one makes lightly.
We've asked Sony for comment, and will update as new information comes in.
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