The authors of the “bagel” Spelunky 2 introduced update 1.26, which, among other things, introduced cross-platform multiplayer. From now on, users will be able to team up with their comrades from other devices.
Cross-play is available in Adventure Mode and Arena Mode. The developers note that with the release of this update, they have reached an important milestone in the development of the game’s multiplayer. The team will continue to improve the feature and listen to user feedback. Roguelike will continue to receive updates, but they will focus on multiplayer content.
Also designer Derek Yu (Derek Yu) apologized for taking a long time to sync levels when playing online. According to him, the root of the problem lies in the different power of the devices (for example, there is a significant gap between Switch and Xbox). The team is looking for a solution to provide a smoother gaming experience across different platforms.
Spelunky 2 available on PC, PlayStation, Xbox and Nintendo Switch.