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Sony gives in: After months of criticism, Sony is finally allowing ‘Fortnite’ players on PlayStation 4 to play with people on Xbox One and Nintendo Switch

“Fortnite” is the first game to allow players across competing video game consoles – the PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Nintendo Switch – to all play together. The announcement of support for cross-console play with “Fortnite” comes after months of Sony refusing to allow it. Both video game fans and […]
Sony gives in: After months of criticism, Sony is finally allowing ‘Fortnite’ players on PlayStation 4 to play with people on Xbox One and Nintendo Switch
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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’

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 […]
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’
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‘Fortnite’ players are furious at Sony for locking accounts to the PlayStation 4 — an exclusionary tactic that’s burning years of goodwill with fans

PlayStation owners are furious at Sony, and they have started a hashtag to air their grievances: #BlameSony. The reason? Sony is locking “Fortnite” accounts on PlayStation 4 to its service, PlayStation Network. If you tie your “Fortnite” account to PSN, you’re unable to use it – and anything you’ve earned […]
‘Fortnite’ players are furious at Sony for locking accounts to the PlayStation 4  —  an exclusionary tactic that’s burning years of goodwill with fans
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There’s a ‘dumb reason’ why PlayStation and Xbox gamers can’t play online together, according to a former Sony insider

Sony’s decision to restrict PlayStation 4 owners from playing “Fortnite” with gamers on the Nintendo Switch and Microsoft Xbox sparked an uproar in recent weeks. According to one former Sony executive, the company’s decision wasn’t all that surprising. John Smedley, the former president of Sony Online Entertainment and the general […]
There’s a ‘dumb reason’ why PlayStation and Xbox gamers can’t play online together, according to a former Sony insider