Good news for Fortnite fans! Now, use it for free on iOS, Android via Xbox Cloud Gaming. technology news

San Francisco: Fortnite fans can now use Microsoft’s Xbox cloud gaming platform to access the game on iOS, Android devices and Windows PC.

The tech giant has announced that it has teamed up with Epic Games to make Fortnite available for free on browser-enabled devices supported with Xbox Cloud Gaming (beta).

“As part of our mission to make gaming more accessible to players wherever they are and communities around the world, I am pleased to announce that we have launched Fortnite on supported browsers. Epic Games has partnered with Epic Games to provide Xbox Cloud Gaming (Beta) enabled devices in 26 countries for free,” Katherine Gluckstein, Vice President and Head of Product, Xbox Cloud Gaming, said in a blogpost.

This means, those who love to play Fortnite only need two things to play in cloud-backed markets, a Microsoft account or an iOS, iPadOS, Android phone or tablet, or a Windows PC with Internet access. .

With no installation or subscription required, users only need to go to Xbox.com/play on their web browser and sign-in with a Microsoft account.

“This is an important step in adding free-to-play titles to the cloud gaming catalog as we continue our cloud journey,” the company said.

“We are getting started with Fortnite and will try to bring more free-to-play games that people love in the future. On Xbox we want to make gaming accessible to 3 billion players around the world, and with that mission The cloud has an important role to play in this,” it added.

It’s available to all iOS users for the first time since Apple withdrew it from the App Store in 2020 due to a disagreement over Apple’s 30 percent developer fee.

Nvidia offered iOS Fortnite gamers a closed beta program in January to play the game, but access was limited.

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