Fortnitefans can rub their hands. The makers of the popular battle generousgame announced that Fortnite will be released as a launch title on PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X. That writes The Verge. Both consoles will be released later this year.
Epic Games announced the news along with the announcement of Unreal Engine 5. That is the game engine from Epic Games that make their games. Unreal Engine 5 will be available on PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X from 2021.
Fortnite gets a visual upgrade on the new consoles. The battle royale-game will run on the new one Unreal Engine 5. Players who Fortnite play it on PS4 or Xbox One Unreal Engine 4. Upon launch of the PlayStation 5 and the Xbox Series X will Fortnite first yet available with the old one graphics. The transition from Unreal Engine 4 to Unreal Engine 5 is scheduled for 2021.
With the new Unreal Engine 5 players can expect significant graphic upgrades. For example, the new system will make it possible to display the incidence of light more realistically. The transition to Unreal Engine 5 applies to all versions of Fortnite. Even on your smartphone you can do better graphics expect.
Epic Games recently communicated this Fortnite has about 350 million registered players. In the past month of April alone, 3.2 billion hours were spent in the game. The makers of the popular game are therefore in an excellent position to “relaunch” their game on the new consoles.
In addition, organized Fortnite recently Party Royale in which players don’t fight each other but can do other activities. Enjoy a live concert, for example, because none other than Steve Aoki, Dillon Francis and deadmau5 gave a virtual concert on May 8 on a virtual main stage.