Fortnite On Switch Has Built-In Voice Chat, No App Required

Interestingly, there was also no mention of cross-platform play between the Nintendo Switch and any of the other platforms it is available on. However, it's worth pointing out that millions of people play Fortnite daily, and that cases like these are the outlier, not the norm, so fans of the game shouldn't have to worry about it ever actually being banned.

At this time, we are unsure if there will be any Switch-specific content.

Nintendo announced the news at E3 2018, the annual video game industry trade show, in Los Angeles.

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At present, Epic says there are no plans to bring the original "Save the World" PvE component of "Fortnite" to Switch. Other games like Minecraft and Rocket League have similar restrictions thanks to Sony not allowing for cross-platform play.

Nintendo held their E3 Direct presentation this morning, where they revealed that last year's uber-popular platformer Hollow Knight is coming to Nintendo Switch. Twitter user Simon Aarons was able to get an early look at the Nintendo Switch eShop listing for Fortnite and has posted for all to see. The Switch's online services are now free, but starting in September Nintendo will begin to charge for online multiplayer. (2044MB, to be exact.) It specifies this will be the free-to-play, 100-plaer battle royale. It turns out, the girl had been secretly spending up to 10 hours a night playing the game and was using the card to purchase in-game extras. This will then let you create a new account either on the Switch itself or on the official Epic Games site. Similar to the standard Fortnite Battle Royale Starter Pack, the Wingman is available for just $4.99 and includes an assortment of cosmetics and in-game money. PS4 players can only cross the streams with PC and mobile.

  • Fernando Stephens