Sep 26, 2018

PlayStation backs down in Fortnite cross-play row

Sony is to let gamers on PlayStation consoles play against those using rival devices, the company has announced. Many games already let those using a PC, Nintendo Switch or Xbox One play together online, but Sony had refused to take part. Sony was criticised in June after it blocked PlayStation gamers from using their Fortnite accounts on the newly launched Nintendo Switch version. At the time, Sony said it was "Open to hearing what the PlayStation community is interested in to enhance their gaming experience". Fortnite is the first title to offer full cross-play on the PS4, and gamers will be able to use any items they have purchased in the game on other consoles.

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