Epic Games has delayed Fortnite’s Account Merge characteristic till early 2019.
Fortnite gamers must wait till early subsequent yr to merge their accounts resulting from technical points encountered by Epic.
According to an update from the studio, “some ongoing technical concerns,” have triggered the delay and it desires to ensure the method is totally examined beforehand.
The improvement staff desires to make sure the Account Merge characteristic is working correctly earlier than permitting gamers to switch purchases from different accounts to their main account.
It was announced in September the characteristic can be carried out in November. Merging accounts will permit Fortnite gamers with a number of console-linked accounts to switch Battle Royale beauty purchases, lifetime wins, V-Bucks, and Save the World marketing campaign entry.
This possibility happened resulting from some PS4 gamers having to create a brand new Epic account with a view to play it on Switch or Xbox One. Sony wasn’t permitting of us to make use of the identical account if it was created on PS4.
Sony was against cross-platform play, which was out there with cellular, PC, Switch and Xbox One. In September, it modified its thoughts after of us make it clear this was one thing they wished. Sony now allows cross-play – at the very least with Fortnite.