Fortnite is the first free game to join the Xbox Cloud Gaming service.
REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA — Xbox Cloud Gaming users can now play Fortnite for free via iOS and Android devices. This is thanks to the collaboration between Microsoft Corp. MSFT.O and Epic Games, the company said Thursday (5/5/2022).
Games it can’t be reached by the user mobile since Apple and Google removed it from the app store in 2020. Quoted from Reutersthis Microsoft collaboration allows users, including PC game players, to stream Fortnite on Facebook browser internet on their device.
This move is likely to help Microsoft attract players games casual at a time when the software giant is stepping up efforts to make a splash in the video market games and face its rival, Sony.
Fortnite is the first free game to join the Xbox Cloud Gaming service. “This is an important step towards adding Free-to-Play titles to the catalog cloud gaming as we continue our cloud journey,” Microsoft said in a blog post.
Since its release in 2020, more than 10 million people worldwide have streamed games via Xbox Cloud Gaming. This service is available in 26 markets, including the United States.
Microsoft, as well as Epic Games and other companies, have criticized Apple’s store practice of requiring developers to pay commissions of up to 30 percent for in-store purchases. Reuters quoted Friday.
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