Any gamer familiar with cross play is well aware that Sony has notoriously been against allowing it. Even when games like Rocket League did all of the work for the platforms and Microsoft said they were willing to make it happen, Sony wouldn’t budge. It wasn’t until the explosion of Fortnite that someone was in a position to make Sony bend the cross play knee. Recent released confidential documents reveal, however, that Epic getting Fortnite to be completely cross play came at a cost. Many in the public wrongfully assumed that the bad press from Fortnite is what got Sony to finally move, but it almost didn’t happen.