Fortnite on Nintendo Switch available now

CNET | 6/12/2018 | Jason Parker
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The rumors are true, battle royale fans: the hotly anticipated Fortnite is now available for the Nintendo Switch. Nintendo revealed Fortnite can be downloaded via the Nintendo eShop during its E3 presentation earlier on Tuesday, during which details on Super Smash Bros. Ultimate were also revealed. So what are you waiting for?

Fortnite has become the year's biggest game phenomenon, quickly surpassing rival battle royale shooter Player Unknown Battlegrounds in popularity and raking in a ton of revenue. Free-to-play games have already exist on the Switch, but Fortnite is especially interesting given its reliance on online play. The Switch's online services are currently free, but starting in September Nintendo will begin to charge for online multiplayer. Whether Fortnite will be exempt from those charges remains to be seen.


It has also been revealed that -- even after the Switch announcement -- Sony still won't let players of other console platforms mingle with players on the PS4. (Weirdly, PC, Mac and iOS Fortniters can cross the lines.) So if you're a Switch user wanting to play Fortnite with...
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