The PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X have added another launch title. Epic Games has confirmed that its free-to-play battle royale game Fortnite will release at launch for both next-generation consoles.
Epic did not provide any details on how Fortnite will benefit from the increased horsepower of the PS5 and Xbox Series X. However, the company did confirm that it will migrate Fortnite on PS5 and Xbox Series X to the Unreal Engine 5 in the middle of 2021.
That game engine, which was just announced, promises to deliver graphics that are on with current Hollywood CGI standards. Part of Fortnite’s charm is its stylized nature, so it’s unlikely Epic will use the new engine to change the graphics style, but it’ll be intriguing to see how the game makes use of the new technology.
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