Published: Wed, June 13, 2018
IT&Software | By Alfonso Woods

Fortnite Nintendo Switch eShop Information Suggests A June 12, 2018 Debut

Fortnite Nintendo Switch eShop Information Suggests A June 12, 2018 Debut

And if you play any games online on PS4, you do. It was additionally corroborated by a leaked Nintendo E3 document and a continuously updating page data mined from the Switch eShop.

Fortnite has finally landed on Nintendo Switch, and with an absolutely huge caveat: you can't play it using your Epic account if you've EVER played Fortnite on PS4.

A trailer announcing the game's arrival on Nintendo Switch was also revealed, so feel free to check it out below if you're not sure what all the hype is about. You can do this on your Nintendo Switch itself when you first boot up Fortnite, or you can do so on the official Epic Games site. 48 percent disagreed that cross-platform play would be a reason to buy a game they may have ignored compared to 17 percent who agreed and 49 percent of respondents disagreed that cross-platform functionality would make them more likely to play online than they now do, compared to 17 percent who agreed. In this Reddit thread (and elsewhere on social media), players are claiming that even if they unlink their PS4 account from their Epic Games account, they still can't bring their progress over to Switch.

Battle royale "borrows" Player Unknown's Battlegrounds' 100-player, last-one-standing gameplay.

Nintendo says the game will be available at 10 a.m. PT on Tuesday morning, so you don't have long to wait. In April, it became the biggest free-to-play console game, a number that's only going to increase with today's addition of the Switch to the ranks.

Sony's stubborn isolationism could ironically have the effect of convincing Fortnite fans to make the Switch (or Xbox) their primary Battle Royale console, since it allows them to play against a larger group of opponents without restrictions. Each tier costs 150 V-Bucks.

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