Sony Begins Extended Cross-Play Beta For Fortnite

QuintLyn Bowers
By QuintLyn Bowers, News Editor September 26, 2018
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Oh, look at that... It seems that Fortnite cross-play might actually be possible on the PlayStation 4 after all. Who knew?

Sony announced today that after a "comprehensive evaluation process" they've come up with a way to start supporting cross-platform features for third-party games. Specifically, they said "select third-party content". That just happens to include Fortnite, for which an open beta test of cross-platform play began today. The beta will test play with pretty much every system Fornite is available on -- Android, iOS, Nintendo Switch, Xbox One, Windows, and Mac.

So, finally, PS4 owners will be able to play with more of their friends. Guess Sony got over that whole thing about the PS4 just being better than everything else.

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In this article: Playstation 4, Fortnite, Epic Games.

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QuintLyn Bowers
QuintLyn Bowers, News Editor
QuintLyn is a long-time lover of all things video game related will happily talk about them to anyone that will listen. She began writing about games for various hobby sites a little over ten years ago and has taken on various roles in the games community.

Discussion (6)

Dimas 4 years ago
"It seems that Fortnite cross-play might actually be possible on the PlayStation 4 after all." The author says like the cross-play was never a thing in PS4, this version already had PC-PS4 crossplay (i used to play with my friend, he on his ps4 and me on my pc) the thing is that the cross-play on PS4 was limited for these 2 plataforms while the XOne version is not.

James 4 years ago
Why do you guys keep writing "appeared first on MMObomb.com when it clearly didn't appear first on here.

For example this was posted over 24 hours ago on other sources.

How can readers trust what you write if the description alone is a lie?

rickshaw 4 years ago
Making consoles cross play actually makes the console redundant.
Even though I loath the idea of using a consoles for games.
The only reason consoles make mass money is because they have certain games locked to them.
I bought a ps3 purely for red dead redemption I've never bought any other games for that console, which still sits with red dead redemption in it.
I also went in a joint buy effort to buy a switch just for zelda.
This is how and why consoles make their money.
The switch would of flopped if it were a cross platform release for Zelda.
I'm a Pc player a hard core gamer and sometimes I fall weak for some major games and fork out more than i should to play them.
Cross platforming makes no sense in the long term.

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