Fortnite supports cross-play between Xbox One and Nintendo Switch

Fortnite supports cross-play between Xbox One and Nintendo Switch

But many veteran Fortniters discovered an unpleasant surprise waiting for them when they tried to log into Switch with their old Epic Games accounts.

This is a rumour which has been in circulation for quite a while, but up to now it's been little more than a waiting game for Switch fans. Pope went on to say that he has never seen anything as "potentially damaging" to children as Fortnite addiction. There was no mention of Fortnite's Save the World PvE mode, so I'm assuming only the battle royale mode will be made available on Switch. While the contestants probably won't be playing on Switch, the announcement of a new version is a nice way to lead into the main event.

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Killer Queen is a multiplayer, arcade-style game that has teams of five players squaring off in a Joust-style combat. "Cross-play and cross progression on Switch work with Xbox One, PC, Mac, and mobile", the company confirmed.

On the Nintendo Switch, Fortnite players can have the complete Battle Royale experience. It's available to download and play today, starting at 10:00 a.m. PT.

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Does this decision affect you at all, or do your Fortnite friends stick to compatible cross-play platforms?

Fortnite on Switch will support voice chat through the headphone jack and not through some stupid phone app, just like a normal-ass game.

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The leak was first reported by Variety, which cited a tweet from Simon Aarons, a data miner who saw the release date on Nintendo's eShop.

In addition to "Fortnite", Nintendo announced several other new games, including "Super Mario Party", "DaemonXMachina", and a new story pack for "Xenoblade Chronicles 2", all coming in the next 12 months.

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So it may well cost you V-Bucks to send items to your buddies.

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