Sony is blocking Fortnite cross-platform play because "PlayStation is the best place to play"

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VG247—Sony has shed more light on why certain games are allowed to offer cross-platform play on PS4 while others are not. This particular discussion has been going on for months, but it blew up when Fortnite players discovered they can’t use their accounts to play on Nintendo Switch if the same account was used to […] The post Sony is blocking Fortnite cross-platform play because “PlayStation is the best place to play” appeared first on VG247.

Sony refuses to allow 'Fortnite' players on PS4 to play with other platforms: 'Our way of thinking is always that PlayStation is the best place to play'. Sony Microsoft and Sony directly compete in the video-game market, where the PlayStation 4 has a commanding lead over the Xbox One in hardware sales numbers. Since last year, Microsoft has been pushing the concept of "cross-platform" play: the ability to play games like "Minecraft," "Fortnite," and more with friends on PC, smartphone, and even Nintendo's Switch. Sony refuses to allow games on the PlayStation 4 to work with games on Microsoft's Xbox One and the Switch. Sony president Kenichiro...