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Is Escape from Tarkov on Consoles? The State of ETV’s Multi-Platform Release

Abhimannu Das
15/Apr/2021 09:21 am

Escape from Tarkov on consoles might be a distant reality with the developers removing mentions of a console release from the official FAQs page.
Battlestate has not explicitly stated that it is not working on a console version of the game and chances of a Xbox/PS version being made still exist.
The game is currently available only on PC in closed beta with no official release date available just yet.

Is Escape from Tarkov on consoles is a question that gets asked frequently in the game’s official forums but as it stands, there is no console version available. Developer Battlestate mentioned in the game’s FAQs section that a console release of the game was planned but FAQ has been updated with no mention of a console release. If the game were on Steam, players would be able to play it via Steam Link on Android and iOS but Escape from Tarkov is not on consoles. Development for Escape from Tarkov on consoles might be a reality in the future if the game is successful when it launches. 

Is Escape from Tarkov on Consoles: Xbox

Escape From Tarkov is not on consoles as it stands and Battlestate Games has not indicated that it plans to bring the game to the latest gen consoles. The game is currently in closed beta for PC only and there is no official release date. If Escape From Tarkov comes to Xbox, it will be after the beta period ends. However, the developers have not talked about a console release since 2015.

Battlestate Games has not revealed any details on a console version. The studio had also talked about a release on Steam but currently the game is exclusive to the Battlestate launcher and is not available for purchase on Steam. It remains to be seen if Escape From Tarkov will come to console at a later date once the PC version is available. 

Is Escape from Tarkov on Consoles: PlayStation 4/5

Escape from Tarkov on consoles may be under development but there is no PlayStation or Xbox version of the game currently. Fans will have to wait for an official announcement to find out if the Escape From Tarkov on consoles will be a reality or not. The game is currently in a closed beta state and it should get a full launch sometime in the near future. 

About Escape From Tarkov

Escape from Tarkov is a hardcore and realistic online first-person action RPG/Simulator with MMO features and a story-driven walkthrough. The players will have to experience living in the skin of one of the mercenaries who survived the initial stage of the Tarkov conflict. After choosing one of the sides – USEC or BEAR – the player’s character starts to make his way out of the city.

RELATED:  How to Download and Play Escape From Tarkov Beta

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Abhimannu Das is a part of the content team at AFK Gaming and a lifelong obsessive gamer. He is covering content on esports titles like VALORANT, CS: GO, Call of Duty, Fortnite, PUBG and more. He also writes opinion pieces, cover stories and conducts interviews with esports professionals.