In front of the rumble of the Fortnite accounts blocked on the other consoles, Sony remains impassive

In front of the rumble of the Fortnite accounts blocked on the other consoles, Sony remains impassive

” This Fortnite account is associated with a platform that does not allow its operation on Switch. Neither the Fortnite website nor Epic Games customer service has the ability to change anything. To play Fortnite on Switch, please create a new account “, reads when a player tries to connect with his account on the Nintendo console. This account restriction actually existed between the PS4 and Xbox One, Sony’s policy is to accept cross-play with the PC and mobile but not with other consoles in the sector, however it is only at home. opportunity to launch Fortnite on Switch that a feeling of revolt began to form. And as it is about Fortnite , the most popular game of the moment, even the mainstream press is now its mainstay. This is for example the case of BBC , which has just received an official response from Sony Interactive Entertainment. A release that, unsurprisingly, kicks in touch and refuses to address the issue of face. ” We’re always listening to the PlayStation community’s interest in improving their gaming experience. With more than 80 million PlayStation Network active players, we’ve built a huge community of players who can play together with Fortnite and others. online games. We also support cross-play with PC, Mac, iOS and Android platforms, expanding opportunities for Fortnite fans to play with more people on other platforms. We have nothing else to add on the matter for the moment “said a spokeswoman for Sony. Just like last year at the same time, Sony finds itself so a new time in the spotlight because of its policy strictly refusing any human contact between competing consoles, as Microsoft begins to play the new better boyfriend from Nintendo. And like last year, Sony struggles to deliver convincing explanations (or explanations any short) to the public. It remains to be seen whether the phenomenon of cross-play is as important as social networks are trying to make it appear today. A survey of GameTrack Conduct late last year had established that the presence or absence of inter-platform gaming had only a very limited influence on the purchase of a game or system. It is clear that the subject of the cross-play console finally returns very little on the carpet when it is not question of major titles, as Minecraft and Rocket League last summer, or Fortnite this year. But if there is a game capable of moving the lines, it is that of Epic Games.

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