“At present we’re excited to verify that Fortnite might be headed to next-generation consoles at launch,” the studio says. “This is identical Fortnite you realize and love, able to take full benefit of the latest consoles. We’ll be sharing extra particular particulars within the coming months as we get nearer to launch.”
The corporate stresses that it’s the identical sport, although it’ll be construct with UE4 initially and “migrate” to UE5 in 2021. Cross-play, in addition to full cross-progression and carry-over for current accounts, are among the many options being promised, and apparently the outdated platforms received’t be deserted, no less than instantly.
Epic has additionally posted a brand new video displaying off UE5 itself and launched Epic Online Services for builders.