With a rise in demand for adventurous, thrilling, and survival games, many games such as Battlefield 2042, Hell Let Loose, and others have been introduced with cross-platform functionality to their gameplay. 

One such game, Dead by Daylight, developed by Behaviour Interactive, is a multiplayer (4vs1) horror survival game where you can either be a killer or a survivor and complete the respective missions. But like its counterparts, is Dead by Daylight Crossplay? 

Dead by Daylight Game

When launched in 2016, the DBD cross platform feature was absent in the game. Is the functionality still not available? Or has the situation changed since then?

Let’s not keep the secret any longer and spill the beans in this article.

Disclaimer: As per the developers, the game is not appropriate for all ages due to gore, violent, and mature gameplay and graphics. Also, people who have a history of epilepsy seizures should try to avoid playing the game. 

Is Dead by Daylight Cross Platform?

There is good news for all Dead by Daylight fans who are looking to see if Dead by Daylight cross-plays. Yes, you are guessing it right!

Dead By Daylight is now cross-platform. In August 2020, the developers launched this much-awaited and advanced feature in the game which created a huge craze for the game among the young generation. 

DBD is now cross-play on all platforms, including Xbox, PlayStation, Nintendo Switch, and PC (through Steam). So, no matter which console you are using, just party up with your friends and face the terrifying killers in this adventurous game. 

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Is DBD Crossplay Possible for Mobile Players? 

Dead by Daylight Mobile Gaming

Despite all these benefits, there is still a limitation with the cross-platform functionality of Dead by Daylight. Even after having a mobile version, the game is not compatible with mobile players, i.e., no iOS and Android users can play it with or against their friends. 

However, these players can join the game with other mobile users. This fills the gap with non-availability for multiplatform gaming of DBD on smartphones.

How to Add Friends on Dead by Daylight Cross Play?

Now, you know the answer to ‘Is DBD cross platform?’, but it is not over yet. You might be thinking about how to know whether the feature is enabled on your device and if it is, then how to add friends to the game. 

Just like Gang Beasts cross platform, the feature gets automatically enabled when you install the DBD. You can check it by selecting Options, then scrolling down through the pop-up window and selecting Online, and at last check whether the crossplay status is enabled.

After doing this, you are now ready to add friends on the Dead by Daylight cross-platform with the help of these steps: 

  1. First, go to the Friends tab from the bottom right corner of the screen. 
  2. Click on the “+” icon, enter the DBD username of your friend, and press the search icon.
  3. Select the Invite a Friend option when the name of the person appears.
  4. Once, the person accepts your requests, add them to your lobby by left-clicking their name, and start the thrilling match. 

The username of a player is case-sensitive, so make sure all the characters are the same.

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Does Dead by Daylight Switch Crossplay?

Dead by Daylight Gameplay

A switch crossplay or cross-progression allows the players to transfer game progress across different platforms. This raises the question of whether DBD is also cross-progressive. 

The answer is both yes and no. Similar to Stardew Valley Crossplay, Dead by Daylight also supports this feature partially, i.e., only on Steam or PC version and Google Stadia. This is because of the variances between the platforms and licensing complications, which have become a major hindrance to the game’s popularity. 

To enable the cross-progression feature, you can simply link the Behaviour Interactive account with a Steam or Google Stadia account. Once it is done, the platform will automatically recover your progress and inventory. 

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Let’s Wrap Up!

Despite having some limitations, the DBD cross platform is considered an exciting step in the gaming industry that will not only generate a large player base but also increase the longevity of the game. Its unique design and vigor content make it more terrifying and difficult than other survival games like 7 Days to Die, Dead Island 2, and many others. 

I hope this answers all of your questions about ‘Is Dead by Daylight crossplay possible?’.

So, why are you still here? Just invite your friends and enjoy this fast, disturbing, and challenging gameplay with them.


Ans: Yes, the game is crossplayed with Xbox and PC.

Ans: Yes, DBD supports both PS5 and PS4.

Ans: Yes, you can install Dead by Daylight from the Google Play Store or App Store and enjoy playing it on your phone.

Ans: Unfortunately, the game does not yet support crossplay.

Ans: To turn off cross-platform play, go to Settings > Options > Online > Cross-Play > toggle the button to turn it off. 


Dead by Daylight, Deadbydaylight.com

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