'Fortnite' is finally coming to the Nintendo Switch

Kelley Robertson
June 4, 2018

Nintendo previously revealed its E3 2018 plans, showing that the spotlight will on Super Smash Bros. for the Nintendo Switch.

There have been numerous rumours in recent months linking Fortnite to a Nintendo Switch launch.

Fortnite has also recently shown up on the Korean game ratings board for the Switch.

Made popular as a free version of a battle royale game, that, at the time, was dominated by the likes of PUBG, the unique style and building aspects quickly shot the game to stardom. The document shows marketing materials for the showrooms displaying some E3 games for Nintendo Switch. The titles include known games coming on the console, such as Mario Tennis Aces and Monster Hunter Generations Ultimate, but also feature several unannounced games for the system including Fortnite, Killer Queen Black, and Dragonball Fighters Z.

Are you excited to play the first Battle Royale game on Nintendo Switch? We can all dream. However, Kotaku's sources back up the announcement of Fortnite on Switch with an insider confirming to them that a version of Epic's monolith was due on Nintendo's portable. The game was rated for the Nintendo Switch this morning, and only adds more fuel to the rumor that the popular Battle Royale game will make it's way to the Nintendo Switch.

A new leak has surfaced online this week which puts Fortnite being announced alongside the likes of Federation Internationale de Football Association 19 and Paladins. "Circles will be faster, combat more rapid, and eliminations now factor into the final scores", Epic says.

There are have been quite a few "leaks" of Nintendo's E3 games and Fortnite always appears on them, because, well, it's obvious. We have a feeling that we'll find out soon enough, so stay tuned for more. Currently, PlayStation 4 users don't need PlayStation Plus to access the online game, but Xbox One players do need Xbox Live Gold.

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