Fortnite to get cross-play between Xbox One, PC, and mobile
Fortnite is going mobile but your progress will carry over no matter where you play.
Fortnite is a free-to-play third-person shooter which features building mechanics and even a PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds-like Battle Royale mode where a hundred players compete for the top spot.
A few days ago, Fortnite was caught in a controversy involving cross-play support. Rumors abound that the game would only feature the functionality between PlayStation 4 and other platforms, excluding Xbox One. It turns out this isn't the case at all.
Today, Epic Games clarified this and confirmed that cross-play was coming to the Xbox One version of Fortnite as well.
It's great to see the Xbox One version of the game support cross-play because, as the post says, Microsoft has been a proponent of the functionality for years now. The company's Xbox Play Anywhere initiative goes as far as to give players a free Windows 10 copy of a supported game if they purchase it on Xbox One, and vice versa.
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