Sony isn't budging on Fortnite cross-platform play

Fallout Shelter E3 2016- Quest

Fallout Shelter E3 2016- Quest

And it's horrendously bad, the kind of thing you would have your brother write for you as a sick note. Players were left to discover that if they had previously set up their Fornite accounts to play on PlayStation 4, they were simply unable to do so on Switch.

You still can't play Fortnite on Switch with your main Epic account if it's ever been associated with PS4, and Sony has finally issued a statement responding to player concerns.

Following the most recent backlash, Sony issued a statement to the BBC mentioning how they are interested in listening to the PlayStation community and are "always open" to possibly 'enhancing the gaming experience, ' although, they do not have anything else to add 'at this time'.

The company went on to tout its 79 million consoles sold worldwide and said that it has a "huge community of gamers who can play together on Fortnite and all online titles". It's completely non-commital and, ultimately, utterly arrogant. Whichever way you slice it, Sony's stance on this is, rightly or wrongly, landing it in hot water, and the above statement will nearly certainly add fuel to the fire rather than extinguish it.

Fortnite is out now on Switch and has already been downloaded two million times.

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Fortnite is available now in early access on Nintendo Switch, iOS PC, PS4, and Xbox One. However, many of those players found themselves locked out from playing because their Fortnite account was tied to their PlayStation 4.

Sony had been tight-lipped about the controversy, but in a statement to the BBC on Thursday, did little to help its cause. However since that time the headline has turned into Sony backlash in a very odd case that all but erases the PlayStation 4's "for the players" tagline. It looks more like the iPhone version of the game than the one you can play on consoles and computers.

Sony's stock may be taking a hit in the wake of crossplay problems with red-hot video game "Fortnite", but its fellow video game company and competitor Nintendo has taken the issues in stride.

Smash 4 added the option for "Omega" versions of every stage turning them into a Final Destination-style variant to add more competitively viable stages though making them essentially re-skins did not do anything for the game's balance or meta. If you've never played Fortnite, you really shouldn't start on the PS4.

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