Registration open for Fortnite: Battle Royale beta on iOS


Not only will Fortnite eventually have cross platform support for PC, Mac and Xbox One, but also on mobile platforms (iOS and Android).

If not, it would be a good idea to put it in, as playing against console or PC players might be too much for mobile users.

It appears the decision is a political one with both the Fortnite devs and the head of Xbox (Phil Spencer) both wanting to see it happen.

Xbox One players are not be able to play Fortnite with PS4 players, and vice versa, something that Microsoft is accusing Sony of being responsible for.

"Save the World uses way more memory and CPU resources than Battle Royale and would be very hard to bring to mobile devices", Epic Games explains. To date, Playstation manufacturer Sony has yet to comment or show support for the idea.

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According to Microsoft representative, Sony is still not co-operating with Microsoft on the cross-platform play. The lone hold, of course, is Sony with its popular PlayStation 4 console. As for the Android device owners, they will have to wait a bit longer to play the game on their mobile devices.

Q: Will Bluetooth controllers work? Players that get an invite will also get some codes to share with friends.

Note that this is only for iOS devices at the moment. Though the partnership with Epic allows to cross-play between PS4, PC, and Mobile it is not possible to cross-play with Xbox One. Now, Epic is the first to bring its game to mobile within the same generation as it was released and while it's still running on other platforms. Considering Epic's vision for the game, the bug looked like more of an attempt. "Play when you want, where you want". Likewise, the mobile clones of Cuphead left out what fans an critics loved about Studio MDHR's PC and Xbox One game.

As the game is pretty established, or you could even say widely popular, it looks like Epic is trying hard to reassure mobile users that they can enjoy the same experience while on their most portable devices. Further, they assured that everything would be the same from gameplay to content and weekly updates.