Fortnite on Nintendo Switch leaks again -- this time reportedly by Nintendo

Sources are pointing to the battle royale hitting Nintendo's hybrid console.

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Fortnite appears to have made the Nintendo Switch its next target.

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It seems like Fortnite will be parachuting onto the  Nintendo Switch .

The game was spotted on an E3 list leaked on 4chan and rated by a Korean board on Friday, as noted in a ResetEra post and reported by Eurogamer. 

Update, June 4: GameSpot reports that the game has been rated by South Korea's Game Rating and Administration Committee as well, adding more fuel to the fire.

Update, June 5: Console hacker SciresM claims that Nintendo has now leaked the existence of Fortnite for Switch as well, by pushing an update to the Nintendo eShop that lists the name of the game. Nintendo didn't immediately reply to a request for comment.

It seems likely that the full details will be revealed at E3, which runs from June 12 to 15.

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This isn't the first portable option for playing Fortnite, which hit iOS in March and is set for a summer release on Android.

It was also reported this week that PUBG's parent company has hit Fortnite developer Epic Games with a copyright infringement suit in Korea.

Check out our complete guide to Fortnite for more details on the game being played by everyone from kids to celebrities.

Watch this: How to stop your kids from making Fortnite in-app iOS purchases

First published June 1, 4:15 a.m. PT.

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