Sony shares were down over 2 percent after the backlash.
“I was a tester on PC whos (sic) finished every season in addition to spent hundreds of dollars on the game however nope no Switch play for me since I played once on a PS4,” on person on Reddit wrote.
Such limitations don’t exist when playing on Microsoft’s Xbox One first in addition to then the Swtich.
A Sony spokesperson was not immediately available for comment when contacted by CNBC, however issued a statement to the BBC explaining how This specific has 80 million monthly active users on its PlayStation Network in addition to can be always interested in hearing feedback via the gaming community.
“We also offer Fortnite cross-play support with PC, Mac, iOS, in addition to Android devices, expanding the opportunity for Fortnite fans on PS4 to play with even more gamers on various other platforms,” the spokesperson said.
“We have nothing further to add beyond This specific at This specific point.”
A spokesperson for Epic Games, the developer behind “Fortnite” was not immediately available for comment when contacted by CNBC.