Epic further sews its different platforms together with a new one Fortnite integration for its social video app Houseparty that lets you stream your gameplay to friendsThe integration builds on an existing one that uses Houseparty’s video chat capabilities to enable live video chats Fortnite, and now this essentially does the opposite.
That way, your friends can see you live, both via your mobile phone’s camera and your active’s feed Fortnite game. Think of it a bit like Twitch streaming without all the hassle and just for your friends rather than the wider audience. Epic says the feature currently supports streaming from a PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, or PC. “We will let everyone know if we can support more platforms in the future,” said Epic in his blog post.
Epic owns Houseparty, which streamlines quick and easy group video chats, following a 2019 acquisition, and the game maker has used the app to boost the social feature sets of its various gaming platforms. A few months after the acquisition, Epic started using Houseparty for improvement Fortnite cross-platform audio chat, and now a full bridge exists between the game and the app.
For an overview of how to enable Houseparty gameplay streaming and video chat, View Epic’s FAQs here