Fortnite: Battle Royale is coming to cellular units, Epic introduced in the present day. Most intriguingly, that is apparently the identical 100-player expertise, and it’ll assist cross-play for some methods. Thanks to a partnership with Sony, the sport will assist cross-play and cross-progression between PS4, PC, Mac, iOS, and (ultimately) Android. The Xbox One version doesn’t assist cross-play, presumably attributable to Epic’s partnership with Sony.
“Same gameplay, identical map, identical content material, identical weekly updates,” Epic mentioned in a discussion board put up about Fortnite: Battle Royale’s cellular version. “We imagine that is the way forward for video games. The identical sport on all platforms. Console high quality graphics and motion. Play whenever you need, the place you need.”
As for the cross-play assist, Epic mentioned you can be part of a squad and play along with mates on completely different platforms. That sounds fairly cool, and it will be attention-grabbing to see the way it works in observe. You’d should think about that console/PC gamers would have a bonus.
Sign-ups will open on Monday for an invite-only take a look at on iOS; Android will observe “within the subsequent few months.” Right now, it feels like solely Battle Royale is coming to cellular, not Fortnite’s different mode, Save the World.
Battle Royale is free on consoles and PC, supported by microtransactions (that are beauty solely), and we might anticipate the cellular version for observe the identical format. We’ll report again with extra particulars on Battle Royale’s cellular version as they’re introduced.