Fortnite Will Feature Crossplay With Every Platform But PS4

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On Twitter, Epic Games' Nick Chester revealed that Xbox One players will only be able to play Fortnite with PC, Mac, and Mobile players, and PlayStation 4 players will also only be able to play against PC, Mac, and mobile players.

"Contrary to what may have been implied, Microsoft has always been a leading voice in supporting cross-platform play, connecting players across PC, mobile and all consoles". While Mac is still considered to be PC and iOS mobile, there's no doubt here that even Apple, Microsoft's biggest competitor, is willing to do cross-platform play with its rivals. That's to say a player using an Xbox will be able to play with another player using a mobile device, like a smartphone or tablet.

So if a mobile players starts queueing with a console player, they should drop into the game.

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It does look like the cross-platform play could arrive for games like Fortnite, Minecraft, Rocket League, or any number of multiplayer games already released or yet to arrive - but only when Sony gives the go ahead. The Xbox One was suspiciously absent from the list, but Microsoft has confirmed to The Verge that it's working with Epic Games to enable this in the future. Spencer's comment comes after a couple of announcements regarding cross-platform play for Fortnite. "The same game on all platforms".

Epic Games claims the mobile version of the game will bring "console quality graphics and action". "Play when you want, where you want", said Epic in its announcement post.

The official pilot program Sign up to download the new game begins later today, meaning a big countdown for those who want to make the cut. It could be easy to assume that their game will reach higher success if they pull it off nicely. Android users will have to wait a bit longer.

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