Fortnite on Switch won't work with Epic accounts used on PS4


However, this is not the case for those who have linked their account to a PlayStation 4 system. Fortnite is an extremely popular game, so Sony's next move will be very crucial. While the contestants probably won't be playing on Switch, the announcement of a new version is a nice way to lead into the main event.

Nintendo also used its presentation at the conference to let the world know once again that Fortnite will also be coming to the Android platform this summer, which means that the number of gamers will instantly increase exponentially as soon as it's available on the world's biggest mobile platform across smartphones and tablets. Fortnite will be free to download and play, and though there hasn't been official confirmation just yet, players will likely link their Epic Games accounts to buy skins and other cosmetics in-game. To play Fortnite on Switch, please create a new account.

"Neither the Fortnite website nor Epic Customer Service are able to change this".

Will Switch be your main platform for Fortnite now that you can play it there? Unfortunately, the game is now having matchmaking issues, likely due to the influx of players.

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With $100 million in prize money set to be distributed by Epic Games between 2018 and 2019 for Fortnite esports tournaments, everyone in the community has been wondering how the season will be formatted. Switch seems to be the trigger that makes your account incompatible.

Add your friend from within the Epic Games Launcher, the game on PC or Mac, or the game on iOS/Xbox.

The game will not have any Switch-specific features at launch, though developers are looking at items, such as touch screen support, for future updates.