Why it took so long for Sony to enable cross play & Will we see Metroid Prime 4 at the Game Awards?

Why it took so long for Sony to enable cross play & Will we see Metroid Prime 4 at the Game Awards?https://youtu.be/t5S_-3b81Yw
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