Soapbox: Fortnite On Switch Is Five Years Old, And I Have No Idea What It Is Anymore

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Soapbox features enable our individual writers and contributors to voice their opinions on hot topics and random stuff they’ve been chewing over. Today, Jim returns to Fortnite to celebrate the Switch port’s fifth anniversary, and he’s not sure what he’s dropped into…

When Fortnite first made the jump to Switch five years ago, I couldn’t get enough. The online shooter had gone portable in early 2018 with the mobile version, but my chunky thumbs and out-of-date phone meant that was never going to cut the mustard. The Switch version, however, hit the sweet spot — portable enough to play it on the go, but just large enough that I could pour a good few hours into it without hand cramp setting in. And I really did pour those hours in.

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