Fortnite is out today for Nintendo Switch

Fortnite is out today for Nintendo Switch

Fortnite coming to Switch has been known for a little while, as it was rated by the Korean ratings board, then dataminers found the game's Switch icon, then the game's store page leaked ahead of its reveal today. It's also a great move for Nintendo to embrace such a huge 3rd party phenomenon, as their strategy of filling the Switch with tons of games continues.

According to reports, the 9-year-old downloaded the online multiplayer battle royale "Fortnite" after being given an Xbox One in January. Don't worry, it's still free as only Save the World requires you to pay - that is if you don't purchase the completely optional seasonal Battle Pass. The game's rise in popularity has led to numerous other developers attempting to inject the mode into their own IPs, including Activision with Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 and EA with Battlefield V. Carol warns that addiction to the free-to-play battle royale shooter could become an "epidemic" if it's not addressed. Of course, whether those games can pull off the same addicting gameplay as Fortnite remains to be seen.

The girl's mum Carole, 36, told the Sunday People: "We had no idea, when we let her play the game, of the addictive nature or the impact it could have on her mental health".

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But, now horrified parents have come forward to tell how their daughter became hooked to the game and would play up to 10 hours straight.

The big money right now is on a "and you can download it now" announcement on the E3 2018 Nintendo Direct Livestream.

Cross-platform battle royale phenomenon Fortnite's appearance on the Nintendo Switch has been long anticipated and, by now, rumored and leaked plenty, but Switch owners have been left with questions about their console's version, including its release date. We have to assume that this package will include exclusively the Battle Royale mode, as opposed to the full game that it now available on PS4, Xbox One, and PC. Considering $1 gets you 100 V-Bucks, this is an insanely good deal.

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