"In the heat of the moment, when there are less than 10 players left in the match, you never know how it is going to end up", said Ben Reno, a fellow sophomore at Daniel Boone and a self-proclaimed "Fortnite" master.
The conversations around that sort of inter-console cross play have resurfaced with news that Fortnite's Battle Royale is getting a mobile version, and alongside that it's getting cross-platform play.
Even though many people know that Pokemon GO is the most played mobile game with the most stable community, it appears that numerous gamers believe that Fortnite Battle Royale may do a significant turnaround in the mobile gaming.
iOS users will have access to sign up before Android users to preview the early version of the mobile game. It was also announced that Fortnite will support cross-play for Xbox One with PC, Mac, and mobile. According to this Epic Games forum post, you'll have to be friends with your cross-platform buds on your Epic Games account.
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It features the same map, the same content updates, the same unlockables, gameplay and more.
On Friday, the Fortnite team announced that the game will be teaming up with Xbox to bring cross-platform play to Fortnite. "We've been cooperating with them throughout the most recent a while to make this conceivable, and will expedite this usefulness to Fortnite players Xbox ideal alongside different stages". "Microsoft has always been a leading voice in encouraging the adoption of multiplatform games and the potential to connect players through PCs, mobile devices and all consoles". "Play when you want, where you want".
While it's been long reported that Sony, for whatever reason, isn't keen on allowing for companies to implement cross-platform play when it comes to Xbox and PlayStation, that won't stop people like Phil Spencer from hoping it will happen.