1. SpottieO

    SpottieO
    Member OP

    This is all kind of in flux right now. What appears to be happening is that any Epic account that has logged in to Fortnite on a PS4 cannot be used on Switch. What this means is that no progression will carry over to Switch, all skins and battlepasses are tied to your PS4.

    I assume we will get an update from Epic at some point soon.

     
  2. TheYanger

    TheYanger
    Member

    It's been like this with xbox as well. It's not new. It's Sony literally holding your Fortnite shit hostage if you ever so much as touched a ps4 with your epic account.
     
  3. btkadams

    btkadams
    Member

    This is really inexcusable. Even if you purchased all of your cosmetics/battlepasses on PC/iOS, you can’t access any of it or progress that account if it’s ever linked to a PS4.
     
  4. Kade

    Kade
    Member

    I had my account linked to PSN and it let me log in but I never installed or played the game on the PS4. I think if you've downloaded it and/or played enough of a match for it to record any stats, you're fucked.
     
  5. Kazooie5659

    Kazooie5659
    Member

    This is the fucking worst. Fuck you, Sony. Because I played on a PS4 (on an account that I mainly play on PC, and is cross-platform compatible with the Switch), I can't play on Switch. I would gladly un-link my PS4 from my account if it meant I could play on Switch.

    [​IMG]
     
  6. DoomGaze

    DoomGaze
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  7. Idolvo

    Idolvo
    Member

    For the players.

    Right Sony?
     
  8. Deleted member 643

    Deleted member 643
    User requested account closure Member

    It would be great if Sony wasn’t so hostile to people who want to do this type of thing
     
  9. CountAntonius

    CountAntonius
    Member

    This is far worse than blocking crossplay. Unacceptable.
     
  10. DNAbro

    DNAbro
    Member

    I'm actually pretty pissed about that. Fuck off Sony.
     
  11. GitarooMan

    GitarooMan
    Member

    Yeah this is also an issue with PS4/Xbox; it’s stupid I had to delink my Epic account from PS4 and make a separate new account to play on both PS4 and Xbox. I lost access to my Paragon stuff as a result (oh no).
     
  12. BronsonLee

    BronsonLee
    Don't worry I'm on the case Moderator

    That message is surprisingly candid considering it didn't really say that with other platforms

    But yeah I always figured unlinking your PS4 account would solve it unless you bought things off that platform
     
  13. Datajoy

    Datajoy
    Member

    Sony getting buried under a growing pile of Ls this week. Worried.
     
  14. Sandfox

    Sandfox
    Member

    I don't understand why Epic agreed to this.
     
  15. TheYanger

    TheYanger
    Member

    I think that's the real kicker, even if you're willing to unlink it it doesn't matter, you still can't use it elsewhere. Complete trash.
     
  16. molnizzle

    molnizzle
    Member

    Lawsuit.

    Fuck Sony for this.
     
  17. Kouriozan

    Kouriozan
    Member

    I’m so done with their bullshit.
     
  18. Kazooie5659

    Kazooie5659
    Member

    How do you de-link your PS4 account? I'd gladly do that if it fixes this garbage.

    EDIT: Fuck you so hard, Sony.

    [​IMG]
     
  19. Border

    Border
    Member

    Arrogant Sony reigns supreme.
     
  20. uzipukki

    uzipukki
    Member

    I do love my PS Pro but god Sony can be such a silly company at times. Still no name change on PSN and now this... FFS.
     
  21. Andri

    Andri
    Member

    Whats better than Blocking people on your Platform form playing crossplat ?

    Blocking people on other platforms from playing crossplat.

    Sonys E3 just gets better.
     
  22. Rembrandt

    Rembrandt
    Banned Member

    Wow.
     
  23. DukeBlue

    DukeBlue
    Banned Member

    Sony once again being that company we all knew they were
     
  24. srtrestre

    srtrestre
    Member

    Sony.....
     
  25. Idolvo

    Idolvo
    Member

    Lmao
     
  26. daxy

    daxy
    Member

    Should be holding one finger up. 'The only place to play.'
     
  27. Josh5890

    Josh5890
    Member

    In 2013 they were out heroes......
     
  28. Gowans

    Gowans
    Member

    A similar thing happened the other way when it was pc & PS4 with Xbox separate, you could not play int he other platforms but they fixed it.

    I started with a Xbox account and they it worked after fix on pc and have used the same account on mobile to play against ps4.

    Why don’t you try linking your account and treating the pc as mobile as the main version (or last logged in) and then logging in on switch?

    https://fortnitehelp.epicgames.com/...do-i-link-my-xbox-account-to-my-epic-account-
     
  29. VegiHam

    VegiHam
    Member

    Wow this message is direct. It straight up says to blame sony.
     
  30. Sony has lost almost all of my interest in their ecosystem. What a shame that they are doing things like this even when they are the clear market leaders
     
  31. Zafir

    Zafir
    Member

    Yeah, as I said in the other thread. I linked my PSN account back before Xbox Cross-play was even a thing, I don't even play on PS4 - just linked it for the PS+ skin and to try the version out. No warning at that point that I wouldn't be able to play anywhere else. All my stuff, Save the world, battle passes, cosmetics were all purchased on PC, but because I dared touch the PS4 I'm now locked to PS4 with my only option being to create another account if I wanted to play on Switch...

    Honestly, it's really frustrating. Sony can not allow cross-play if they want, but don't then force me into staying in your shitty isolated system.
     
  32. Smurf

    Smurf
    Member

    That's pretty lame from Sony

    Just logged into my account, pretty amazing that I can use that same one I use on the PC and the Xbox tbh
     
  33. Golding

    Golding
    Member

    lol classic
     
  34. iiicon

    iiicon
    Member

    Ouch, this sucks. My oldest plays on the PS4 but would 100% move over to Switch, so it sucks that he'll lose progress. I guess it's a good thing I haven't bought a BattlePass for him yet, although my PS4 account has some of the Twitch Prime goodies.
     
  35. RadioJoNES

    RadioJoNES
    Member

    Like, it would be one thing if my account was made on PS4. But I made it on pc and eventually unlinked in from PS4 because I thought they would do something like this. But permanently ruining my epic account and locking it to PS4 is absolutely ridiculous.
     
  36. I hope someone calls them out for this at E3.
     
  37. Solid

    Solid
    Member

    That must have been part of the elusive Deal
     
  38. Mashing

    Mashing
    Member

    I don't play Fortnite, but I just had to chime in that this is fucking awful and Sony should be called out continually for this anti-consumer practice.
     
  39. Kade

    Kade
    Member

    When you go to unlink your PSN account, it tells you "Unlinking this service will NOT unlock restricted platforms" so that won't do anything either.
     
  40. itchi

    itchi
    Member

    You need to be able to at least unlink your account instead of Sony taking it hostage.
     
  41. JDSpades

    JDSpades
    Member

    I don’t think that works
     
  42. Kazooie5659

    Kazooie5659
    Member

    Right on their support page:

    "NOTE: If you have previously linked your account to a PSN account you will be unable to link your Nintendo account. You need to create a new Epic account in order to successfully link your Nintendo account."
     
  43. molnizzle

    molnizzle
    Member

    Yeah, I’m honestly avoiding their platform altogether now. I’ll drop in for an exclusive every now and then but the vast majority of my money is now going to Microsoft and Nintendo. Sony once again showing their true colors.
     
  44. NSA

    NSA
    Member

    That seems..rather punitive..
     
  45. Interfectum

    Interfectum
    Member

    I mainly play the mobile version... I've bought two battle passes through the App Store. One evening I wanted to see how the game played on PS4 and linked my account. Played for 5 minutes and that's it. Now I can't I can't use my account on Switch because of it.

    Completely fucked.
     
  46. DoomGaze

    DoomGaze
    Member

    Fucking kek I should have shopped it. Love it man
     
  47. This is disgusting. I would be ready to pick up my switch and buy the season 4 battlepass but I can't.
     
  48. Ocarina_117

    Ocarina_117
    Member

    #4ThePlayers
     
  49. Wereroku

    Wereroku
    Member

    It doesn't work. Even if you unlink the account they won't let you re-link it to another platform.
     
  50. CloseTalker

    CloseTalker
    Member

    Ummmm, that's an issue for me lol.