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GeForce Now brings Fortnite to iOS

If you are one of those people who the exit of Fortnite from iOS left without their favorite game, GeForce Now has very, very good news for you. And it is that although the original Epic game still cannot be installed on iPhones and iPads, NVIDIA’s cloud game service is about to bring the Battle Royale to the devices of those from Cupertino, an excellent solution, since that reconciles Apple’s refusal to allow the game in the App Store with the interests of the players, who do not want to be immersed in the legal skirmishes of both companies.

As early as next week, a trial period will begin in Closed beta of the version of Fortnite for mobile devices via GeForce Now, which will make the game playable on Apple devices through Safari, your web browser. To participate in the closed beta, NVIDIA and Epic have enabled a web page in which those interested can choose to obtain one of the available places.

The main key to this version of Fortnite is that will have touch controls, something that is a novelty in GeForce Now, whose games are designed to be controlled by a controller. To optimize its operation, the two companies, NVIDIA and Epic, have collaborated and, as a result of this work, this opens the doors for more games with touch controls to reach GeForce Now in the future, great news for users of the service. . You can find more information about tactical controls on this web page.

Fortnite may return to the App Store at some point, but today it seems that we cannot expect it in the short or medium term.

What’s new in GeForce Now

But it is not only Fortnite that the gamer lives, and like every Thursday, we come back with the news games added to the GeForce Now catalog. As you may already know, this service offers you an online gaming platform, in which you can enjoy the games that you have bought in the main online stores (Steam, Epic Games, etc.), and that already has more than 1,000 compatible titles. The service has several levels: the basic version, which is free, the standard subscription that already allows you to enjoy all the benefits of the service, and the recently released GeForce Now RTX 3080, a top of the range.

This week the following titles are added:

  • The Anacrusis (Steam and Epic Games Store, January 13)
  • Supraland Six Inches Under (Steam, January 14)
  • Ready or not (Steam)
  • Galactic Civilizations 3 (free on the Epic Games Store, Jan 13-20)
In addition, to this we must add NVIDIA Shield software update, which we are talking about this morning, and that with its arrival will allow you to get even more out of the NVIDIA device that, in combination with GeForce Now, will allow you to turn your television into a console on which to enjoy your games.

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