Fortnite adds local split-screen on the Xbox One and PlayStation 4

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Fortnite’s latest update has arrived, bringing a rare feature for modern shooting games: local split-screen co-op. It will allow two players to team up in a match on an Xbox One or PlayStation 4 console.

Right now, split-screen gameplay is limited to those two consoles and just Duos and Squads (so you won’t have to worry about your buddy looking at your screen to hunt you down in a Solo match), but Epic Games promises that it’ll “continue to improve the feature” over time.

As one would expect for a split-screen feature, the new mode allows two players to enjoy Fortnite side by side on a single console. (But it’s at the expense of half of your screen real estate, something that is less of a problem…

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