Players who have purchased Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare through Microsoft's Windows Store have learned that they are unable to play with players who have purchased the game on Steam.
The game not supporting cross-platform play is the latest in a series of dubious design and marketing ideas that have caused many to either cancel their preorders or not purchase the game at all.
Because the majority of players has purchased the game on Steam only a small percentage of players will be able to play against eachother on the Windows Store version of the game.
According to Microsoft the Windows Store fully supports titles that wish to make use of cross-platform functionality, indicating that Activision has chosen to restrict the Windows Store version of the game.
Back in October we learned that the copy of Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Remastered that is included with certain editions of Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare is not playable without the Infinite Warfare disc.
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Remastered was first announced in April when promotion material for both games leaked online.
Since then many gamers have expressed their anger on socal media after it became known that the remastered edition of the 2007 Call of Duty game would not be available separately.