Fortnite: Battle Royale gamers can now video chat with one another whereas taking part in the sport on the identical display, developer Epic Video games introduced at the moment.
The brand new function requires customers to obtain Houseparty, an iOS and Android app that provides group video chats and was acquired by Epic Video games final yr, and hyperlink that account with an Epic Video games account.
Gamers can then take their group video chat from their cellular machine to a tv or laptop monitor sitting subsequent to Fortnite gameplay on the identical display.
The app routinely crops to give attention to gamers faces, and customers will probably be given a Fortnite-themed digital background so solely the face is proven.
The function launches at the moment for PC, PlayStation 5, and PlayStation 4, although Epic Video games mentioned it is going to announce if the corporate is “capable of help extra platforms sooner or later.”
Gamers who hyperlink their Houseparty and Epic Video games account will obtain a free Rainbow Fog Wrap. Because the function isn’t out there for Xbox and Nintendo Change customers, anybody will be capable to unlock the wrap by taking part in 5 matches of Fortnite with buddies between Friday, Nov. 20 to Thursday, Nov. 26 and will probably be delivered to collaborating gamers on Dec. 4.