Phil Spencer Wants Xbox/PlayStation Cross Platform Play in Fortnite

Phil Spencer Wants Xbox/PlayStation Cross Platform Play in Fortnite

Phil Spencer Wants Xbox/PlayStation Cross Platform Play in Fortnite

The game first became popular due to its price; while many new games in the industry cost upwards of $50, "Fortnite" was released for free on gaming consoles as well as on PC.

A amusing incident happened on Twitter yesterday, where a fan tweeted Xbox boss, Phil Spencer letting him know that the community wants to see Xbox One and PlayStation 4 cross-play for Fortnite. That's right, you'll will you be able to play the same Fortnite game with 99 other users in a unique cross-platform experience. The company did not state when exactly it will arrive for Android, except that it will be coming in the next few months, so Android gamers will have to sit this one out for now.

To participate, Fortnite aficionados need an Internet connection, iOS 11 and at least an iPhone 6S/SE, iPad Mini 4, iPad Pro, iPad Air 2, iPhones 7+ or any 2017 iPad. Spencer's comment comes after a couple of announcements regarding cross-platform play for Fortnite.

In addition, a partnership with Sony means that cross-play and cross-progression will eventually be available across PS4, PC, Mac, iOS, Android and Xbox One.

Mobile players will only be able to opt into both PC and PlayStation 4 queues for the game, but it won't work backward as such, but that's still a pretty wide playing field to look for people online.

"Fortnite" fans eager to try out the pilot can sign up to obtain an email invitation and a link to download the game. However, PS4 and Xbox One players aren't allowed to integrate and Sony might be to blame for this.

Set in a huge map this version of the game puts 100 players against each other.

Starting Monday, players can sign up to participate in the Fortnite Battle Royale closed-beta for iOS.

The good news about Fortnite on mobile is that it supports cross-play.

Epic Games say they are sending out invites as their services scale up to handle more players with the goal of maintaining a healthy player population.

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