Nintendo Switch: How to play Fortnite and Minecraft in crossplay

One of the biggest advantages of playing online games on the Nintendo Switch is the ability to use the crossplay function, which allows you to enjoy multiplayer with other platforms such as Xbox One, PC and even on mobile phones. To play, the method varies from title to title, but it is necessary to have an account registered with Nintendo, in addition to the console, of course. Here are some tips for those who are interested in taking advantage of:

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How to register at Nintendo

Having a switch just is not enough. You must have a registered Nintendo account in order to play online. The account is free, but online multiplayer should start charging $ 20 a year, just over $ 74, as of the end of 2018. Learn how to register:

Fortnite - check out the game's gameplay

Step 1. Go to the official website of Nintendo,;

Go to

Step 2. Click "Sign In / Create Account" in the corner of the screen;

Go to Create Account

Step 3. On the next screen, click on "Create Nintendo Account";

account Nintendo "

Step 4. Choose your age range, up to 12 years or more than 12 years;

Select your age range

Step 5. On the next screen you have the option to fill in your complete information, such as name, password, date of birth, or choose to sign in with Facebook, Twitter or Google account, choose what you prefer, and then click on "Confirm ";

Complete the account creation process

The Nintendo account will be created and you must use the same data, login and password to enter your Nintendo Switch. With the account logged in there, we'll give examples of two popular games that support crossplay, below.

How to play crossplay with Minecraft:

Step 1. Open Minecraft on your Switch;

How to play crossplay with Minecraft

Step 2. In the initial menu, choose the option "Sign in with a Microsoft account";

Sign in with your Microsoft account

Step 3. In your computer browser, open the address displayed by the Switch and enter the code provided - you must be logged into your Microsoft account on the computer and the code is always random;

Copy the code provided by Switch

Step 4. The connection confirmation will be displayed on the Switch, choose "Let's play";


From there, just play the multiplayer on the console, interacting with PC and Xbox user.

How to play crossplay with Fortnite:

Step 1. Open Fortnite on your Switch;

Open Fortnite

Step 2. In the main game screen, press the "+" button;

Step 3. Choose the "Friends Epic" option;

Epic "

Step 4. Next, choose the option to add friends, which is the middle one;

Add your friends

Step 5. Add friends who play on your PC or Xbox One by requesting your Epic account nicknames;

Enter your Epic account nicknames to continue

So you can form squads and play Fortnite in a cooperative mode with other platforms.

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