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Sony Prevents PS4 Players from Logging in to Fortnite on Switch

Sony Prevents PS4 Players from Logging in to Fortnite on Switch

A representative at Epic Games said players on Nintendo Switch will be able to compete against players on Xbox One, PC, Mac, and mobile devices. Similar to the standard Fortnite Battle Royale Starter Pack, the Wingman is available for just $4.99 and includes an assortment of cosmetics and in-game money.

The verdict on the Switch port so far: It plays well and there's little to complain about.

In the lead up to E3 2018, a lot of rumors claimed that Fortnite would be making its way to Nintendo Switch, and of course, they all turned out to be true.

I Linked My Switch To My PS4 Fortnite Account, And I Can't Log In On Switch - What Do I Do? Gamers who have tried have been met with a "Login failed" message.

Platform Locks on Fortnite can not be circumvented, even by replacing one connected account with another. Given its meteoric rise in popularity, Epic Games was able to book an estimated $126 million in revenue from Fortnite during the month of February; that haul more than doubled to $296 million in March. Either create a new account or use your preexisting Fortnite account and boom, you're ready to begin.

Even worse, PS4 owners can't solve the issue by unlinking from their PSN accounts, which apparently isn't permitted.

Fortnite is a wonderfully addicting battle royale mode in which 100 players are dropped onto an island - either as a squad, duo, or solo - and fight 'til the death until only one player or team is left standing. But if you've been playing Fortnite on the PS4 and want to move your progress over to the Switch, there's no such luck. And Epic Games' somewhat passive-aggressive error message makes it clear that it isn't any happier about it than its fanbase.

Nintendo's Switch console is snatching up some beloved properties that have already appeared on other platforms. If you try and login to Fortnite on Switch, you'll receive an error message and there is no way to log out and try another account.