Sony is blocking PlayStation/Xbox crossplay for Fortnite, says Microsoft

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Fortnite on mobile will feature cross play with the PC and PlayStation 4 versions of the game, and these controls might put mobile players at a disadvantage in those scenarios.

Could it be that because the PS4 has massively outsold the Xbox One, that Sony doesn't want to aid Microsoft game player counts? Spencer replied with a rather telling "Me 2", before developer Epic added "We 3".

Microsoft has essentially been sending an open invitation to Sony for cross-play capabilities.

Even though the best mobile games generally end up on a console, there's still a huge divide between what touchscreen gamers can play and what PC, Nintendo Switch or PS4/PS Vita owners enjoy.

In 2016, Microsoft revealed a proposal for cross-play between Windows 10 and Xbox One, for titles such as Rocket League Players across both the platforms, something that was already running on the PS4 and Steam users. And since the PS4 is now outselling Xbox One, disabling the function will only help sustain the present sales figures.

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Fortnite Battle Royale is coming to mobile devices. Epic has previously stated that their waiting list will be long and that they're only picking a select few, but if you are selected you will also get some codes to send to friends. According to The Verge, which earlier reported on those omissions, Sony at the time said that it didn't allow for cross-play to protect children, stating that cross-play exposes kids to "external influences we have no ability to manage or look after".

Other accounts are a bit more up front with their lack of affiliation with Epic Games and Fortnite, though they still gate their giveaways with retweet or subscription requirements.

Q: Will Bluetooth controllers work? Console quality graphics and action.

Signups for beta events for the mobile version of Fortnite will be made available on Fortnite.com from Monday, March 12.

The mobile Fortnite is set to be the exact same as other platforms with the same graphics and gameplay, as well as the regular weekly updates.

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