Recent news of 4 Xbox exclusives coming to PS5 and Switch has hit the gaming world and a been a bit of a surprise. With such a long history of competing between the three major console companies, many people had to do a double take upon hearing the news! What does this mean for the future of gaming and are we likely to see more games cross-over in the future? Let’s take a look and find out! 

What We Know

To put it bluntly, Xbox has been falling behind. With being outsold at about a 3-to-1 rate by PlayStation it was clear some changes needed to be made and the release of these 4 games on the PS5 and Switch is the first step in that. Microsoft originally announced this in a statement with the additional note that these releases are coming with the thought that “To ensure long-term success for both Xbox and the industry as a whole, we must continue to evolve.” 


This could very well spell out a future of popular Xbox exclusives making their way to other platforms once a certain time passes if not right away. However, for now, we are getting 4 great Xbox Exclusives Coming To PS5 And Switch! One of which made our Best New Games April 2024

Sea of Thieves (PS5) – April 30

Xbox Exclusives Coming To PS5 And Switch!

Sea of Thieves is the quintessential pirate game, from roaming the seas to digging up treasure Sea of Thieves really has it all. With fun PvP to boot you can truly embrace the pirate way and play the way you find most fun. Play solo or with your friends but be sure to get out on the seas! 

Grounded (PS4, PS5, Switch) - April 16th

Xbox Exclusive coming to PS5 and Switch Grounded

Grounded is a survival action-adventure if you were the size of an ant. Explore, build and survive while insects of all kinds scurry about in the shadows. Grounded is a great game to play with friends and feels like a throw back to Honey I Shrunk the kids. With a lovely environment and art style Grounded was a great choice as one of the Xbox Exclusives Coming To PS5 And Switch!

Hi-Fi Rush (PS5) - March 19th

Xbox Exclusive coming to PS5 and Switch Hi-Fi Rush

Hi-Fi Rush is a rhythm hack and slash game with high tempo  adrenaline-fueled gameplay. With intuitive controls and colorful visuals Hi-Fi Rush is a great rhythm game for people just getting introduced into the genre. If you like good music and hack and slash games maybe Hi-Fi Rush is for you!   

Pentiment (PS4, PS5, Switch) - February 22nd

Xbox Exclusive coming to PS5 and Switch Pentiment

Pentiment is an adventure RPG that feels like a callback to simpler times in gaming. Step into a living illustrated world at a time when Europe is at a crossroads of great religious and political change. With a focus on a historical-driven narrative and character development, Pentiment is a great story game and we are happy it’s one of the Xbox exclusives coming to PS5 and Switch! 

Xbox Exclusives Coming To PS5 And Switch!

With Microsoft execs having said that there are games that will for sure not go cross platform the idea that Xbox exclusives coming to PS5 and Switch is now a reality opens up a lot of opportunity for gamers in the future. Only time will tell if the change is truly for the better but one things for sure we are happy all 4 of these games are going to be able to be enjoyed by more people! 

By Zach Yagle

Zach, a 26-year-old living in Denver, Colorado, shares a deep passion for video games that has been a constant source of joy and inspiration throughout his life. Since his childhood, Zach has immersed himself in the world of gaming, exploring a wide range of titles across various platforms.

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