• Sony is locking Fortnite accounts to PS4, and players are mad

    4 days ago - By Ars Technica

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    Epic accounts that have been used to play Fortnite on the PS4 are blocked from use on other console versions of the game, including the newly released Nintendo Switch version. The move is a seemingly untenable expansion of Sony's long-standing unwillingness to allow cross-platform play between the PS4 and other consoles, and it's drawing widespread ire among players.
    "This Fortnite account is associated with a platform which does not allow it to operate on Switch," an error message reads when players attempt to log in with PS4-associated...
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  • Sony isn't budging on Fortnite cross-platform play

    Sony isn't budging on Fortnite cross-platform play

    4 days ago - By Tech Radar

    PS4 gamers hoping to parachute into Fortnite on the Nintendo Switch have probably noticed that their account progress doesn't carry over. Well, despite the backlash from its wide player base, Sony doesn't appear to be budging on its stance. According to a statement provided to BBC News , Sony insists that it's “...always open to hearing what the PlayStation community is interested in to enhance their gaming experience,” though it hasn't offered any hint of resolution for console gamers hoping to play with others. Instead, it took the opportunity to tout the admittedly impressive number of...
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  • Sony Won't Block Fortnite Cross-Play Between PS4 & Android

    Sony Won't Block Fortnite Cross-Play Between PS4 & Android

    4 days ago - By Android Headlines

    Epic Games' Fortnite is coming to Android very soon, and according to Sony, you will be able to play on your smartphone and your PlayStation 4 with the same account. The same can be said of every platform except for the Xbox One and Nintendo Switch. Android fans will be able to use the same account across all of their platforms of choice, but logging onto a PlayStation 4 will keep you from using the same account on a Nintendo Switch or Xbox One. It's conceivable that Sony could have blocked cross-progression on most Android devices in a similar manner since it competes with its Xperia...
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