PlayStation Reveal Cross-Play BETA for Fortnite 


Following, the recent reports of Xbox and Nintendo, supporting cross-play for the popular first person shooter, battle royale Fortnite developed and produced by Epic Games, Sony Interactive Entertainment has implemented the first step into permitting PlayStation 4 players to play against other competing platforms. PlayStation gamers are satisfied, with this BETA.


The first step will be an open beta beginning today for Fortnite that will allow for cross-platform gameplay, progression and commerce across PlayStation 4, Android, iOS, Nintendo Switch, Xbox One, Microsoft Windows, and Mac operating systems. We see the beta as an opportunity to conduct thorough testing that ensures cross-platform play is best on PlayStation, while being mindful about the user experience from both a technical and social perspective.

For 24 years, we have strived to deliver the best gaming experience to our fans by providing a uniquely PlayStation perspective. Today, the communities around some games have evolved to the point where cross-platform experiences add significant value to players. In recognition of this, we have completed a thorough analysis of the business mechanics required to ensure that the PlayStation experience for our users remains intact today, and in the future, as we look to open up the platform.

This represents a major policy change for SIE, and we are now in the planning process across the organization to support this change. We will update the community once we have more details to share, including more specifics regarding the beta timeframe, and what this means for other titles going forward.

Source: (1) PlayStation Blog [Fortnite Open BETA Cross-Platform] 






Date published:  29/09/18

Written by: Joseph Opoku

Source: (1) PlayStation [Fortnite Cross-play ]

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