Stardew Valley multiplayer hits PlayStation 4, but fails to get on Xbox One

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Stardew Valley creator ConcernedApe has confirmed that the long-awaited multiplayer update for Stardew Valley has finally hit PlayStation 4, but Xbox players are set to face an uncertain future.

The Stardew Valley multiplayer update has been out on PC for well over a year now and Nintendo Switch players have been enjoying it for almost as long.

PlayStation 4 players now finally get to join in the co-op fun, but Xbox One players have been left behind again.

The Xbox One update for Stardew Valley has failed certification, meaning it can’t be implemented, while the PlayStation 4 update apparently passed with flying colours.

This isn’t the first time the Xbox One update has failed cert and there’s a very real chance it may well not be the last.

While ConcernedApe, also known as Eric Barone, would normally wait to release PlayStation 4 and Xbox One updates at the same time, he says that, in these circumstances, he’s opted to not keep PlayStation 4 players waiting any longer for multiplayer.

Barone also says that he’s doing “everything within [his] power to work with the porting company to figure out what’s going on” and that he apologises to Xbox players for the delay.

We’ll update if/when we receive any word on when Xbox One players can expect to be able to receive the multiplayer update.

For those playing on PlayStation 4, just be aware that multiplayer on Stardew Valley requires a PlayStation Plus subscription to work.

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