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Sony has not exactly been a champion of supporting multiplayer gameplay across different platforms, otherwise known as crossplay. If there was a time and place to reverse course, it would be now, in Fortnite, the world's most popular battle royale shooter. Sony is sticking to its guns, however, drawing ire from not just gamers, but also Microsoft. Fortnite is a veritable cash cow for developer Epic Games, and part of the game's success is its availability on so many different platforms—PlayStation, Xbox, Nintendo Switch, iOS, and Android. And for the most part, players on one platform can play against people on another platform. That is, expect for PlayStation 4 owners, who can only play... Read more...
Pesky little things like a mortgage and little Billy's college fund might prevent you from plopping $150 on the fancy pants Xbox One Elite controller. Don't sweat it, your pedestrian controller is still a fine tool for gaming, and it's going to get even better when Microsoft rolls out an update that allows for remapping the button controls. Such an amenity is currently one of the perks of the pricey Xbox One Elite controller, which will be available on October 27. As a gamer pointed out to Microsoft on Twitter, it's also a feature that comes standard on the PlayStation 4, so where's the love for Xbox One owners rocking a regular controller? "It's coming for all controllers soon," Mike Ybarra,... Read more...