Fortnite reportedly returning to iOS via GeForce Now

first_imgFortnite reportedly returning to iOS via GeForce NowAn announcement from Nvidia is expected “before the winter holidays” the BBC reported Marie DealessandriAcademy WriterFriday 6th November 2020Share this article Recommend Tweet ShareCompanies in this articleAppleEpic GamesNVIDIAEpic Games’ Fortnite may be able to make a comeback on iOS via Nvidia’s GeForce Now. The BBC reported that Nvidia developed a version of its cloud gaming service for Apple’s browser Safari, which would allow players to have access to Fortnite on iOS all while circumventing the App Store.At the moment, iOS users can’t download games using storefronts other than Apple’s, but third-party services running in web browsers are not restricted in any way. Nvidia hasn’t revealed when a version of GeForce Now running on iOS could be launching, but the BBC claimed that an announcement is expected “before the winter holidays.” But as far as Fortnite is concerned, the publication pointed out a possible caveat: Epic’s battle royale hit might still be excluded from the portfolio of games available on Apple’s devices from GeForce Now. Related JobsSenior QA Engineer Gaming Studio Baltic Region UK & Europe Big PlanetLead Game Programmer – Quebec Province Quebec Big PlanetSenior Build Engineer – AAA Studio – Yorkshire UK & Europe Big PlanetDiscover more jobs in games “Nvidia is not commenting on any new clients coming to the service, or on the availability of any game on unannounced or unreleased platforms,” a spokesperson from Nvidia said. “Fortnite is not confirmed for GeForce Now on platforms beyond PC, Mac and Android.”Apple removed Fortnite from its store back in August, as Epic Games implemented direct in-game payments to skirt the App Store’s platform fees. Epic filed an antitrust lawsuit against Apple soon after, with a trial now set for May 2021.In March, Epic CEO Tim Sweeney announced that not only Fortnite would be compatible with GeForce Now, but it will also enable games sold via the Epic Games Store to work on the streaming service.Celebrating employer excellence in the video games industry8th July 2021Submit your company Sign up for The Mobile newsletter and get the best of GamesIndustry.biz in your inbox. Enter your email addressMore storiesCEO says Paradox “can do better” as Q1 profits plummet”We are not satisfied with the quarter,” CEO Ebba Ljungerud saidBy Marie Dealessandri An hour agoStarbreeze’s Q1 losses shrink 95% to $505,000New CEO Tobias Sjögren says “the road ahead is clear” as Payday 3 is fully funded By James Batchelor An hour agoLatest comments Sign in to contributeEmail addressPasswordSign in Need an account? Register now.last_img read more

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