Epic Games is keeping ‘Fortnite’ off Microsoft xCloud because it sees it as a rival

Epic Games is intentionally holding off on making “Fortnite” available on Microsoft’s xCloud service because it views the service as competition.

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A new deposition made public as part of the Apple v. Epic Games case and seen by The Verge indicates that Epic views Microsoft’s offering as a rival to its own platforms. More than that, the “Fortnite” maker is deliberately keeping the game off the platform as a result.

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