Fortnite: Battle Royale iOS signups are now open

Fortnite now on Xbox One PS4 PC Mac and mobile

Starting Monday, players can sign up to participate in the Fortnite Battle Royale closed-beta for iOS.

Epic Games has also revealed its plans to introduce cross-platform play for Fortnite and they are not alone as Xbox boss, Phil Spencer also wants Firtnite Cross-platform play.

Sony hasn't stated publicly why they won't enable this functionality but one thing is clear, it's hurting the overall gaming community and putting PS4 players at an unnecessary disadvantage. While the statements seem similar, there is actually a subtle hint that PlayStation 4 and Xbox One users can not play together.

Epic Games' Fortnite Battle Royale is undoubtedly one of the biggest multiplayer games of 2018, and it keeps getting bigger and bigger.

If you're an Android user who's feeling jealous, it should be too long until Fortnite Android support is available. One, you will need a strong internet connection. Furthermore, it would seem that Microsoft is additionally quick to get this going. What's more is that Epic Games urges fans not to give any of their account details to any third-party sites in search of "free" V-Bucks or in-game items. Android support will arrive sometime in the next few months. Fortnite is coming to good Android and iOS gadgets in 2018.

Fortnite, which has millions of players across PS4, Xbox One, PC and Mac, will soon be on mobile.

This means that whether you're on PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, or Mac, you will all be playing the same game on the same map as everyone else.

"Microsoft has always been a leading voice in encouraging the adoption of cross-platform play and the potential of connecting players across PC, mobile and all consoles", a Microsoft representative said told Kotaku. People from Microsoft themselves urged Sony to allow PlayStation 4 owners to play with Xbox One gamers.

Now the wait is for Sony to pull the trigger.