Houseparty is an application that gained enormous popularity at the beginning of the year in Spain, during the time of the confinement in the country. The application seeks to maintain its popularity and they do so with an interesting novelty, since they join forces with Fortnite to be able to make video calls while we are playing or our friends are playing.
Thanks to these video calls we can see them and talk to them while they play in Fortnite. Epic Games has reached an agreement with Houseparty in order to combine video calls on the phone with playing the popular game. An unexpected union, but surely interesting for many.
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Video calls in Fortnite thanks to Houseparty
This function is presented as a convenient way to be able to play Fortnite with friends regardless of distance. It is only necessary to make a video call using Houseparty and then combine the account in the application with that of Epic Games. By doing this, the screen of all the participants will be visible on the mobile and also in the game.
Thanks to this integration, You can play Fortnite with several friends at the same time, also reacting on the same game screen. Users will be able to talk during that video call and listen to the game and what their friends are saying. During the game it is necessary to keep the mobile pointing at the rival, but the broadcasts will all be combined on the game screen. These video calls can be made with the PC, PS4 or PS5 versions of the game. The steps to use them are:
- Log into your account at Houseparty (or create a new one).
- Go to the app settings.
- Enter Permissions.
- Select the option to connect with Epic Games.
- Log into your Epic Games account.
- Start a video call with the users you want.
- Once the video call has started, open Fortnite on the desired platform.
This function will be deployed soon in the application, although at the moment they have not given dates for it.
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