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    Linking Accounts - Whats the point?

    So I started playing a bit on my PC back in December, getting to around level 5. Then classes started back up so I took a break until about a week ago when I started playing on my roommate's PS4, getting to around level 17 using my PSN account. I then linked my accounts expecting the data to merge. I understand now this was a temporary feature offered when the game left Beta or something and is no longer a feature for some reason now, as frustrating as it is to lose all that progress when Im not playing on my roommate's console.

    Can someone explain to me then what the point of linking my accounts is? Is it just so Hi-Rez has my personal information or does it actually serve a function that benefits me in some tangible way?

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    As of right now it has no actual use (aside from maybe some special skins that can still be earned).

    During the Beta however, it was Hi-Rez's way of letting the PC community that wanted to also play on console access to the things they bought/earned on PC.

    This included (as to my best knowledge);

    Gods owned

    Skins owned

    Mastery level

    Extra stuff [things like pedestals, boarders, ward skins, etc]
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    Thats frustrating, especially when they have clearly demonstrated they are capable of implementing this feature and purposely keeping the data separate.

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    As said it really is useless unless you want the special skins. Apparently they are no longer able to merge because of limitations.

    Quote Originally Posted by HiRezPonPon View Post
    It has less to do with us being technically able to do it, and more to do with agreements and limitations set at Sony and Microsoft.
    Source: http://forums.smitegame.com/showthre...ccount-merging

    Every single player though wouldn't be against having data merging back, hopefully these limitations will change soon
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