Alexa for hospitality, Fortnite makes $100M on mobileThis week's major tech headlines include Amazon's Alexa for hospitality debut, Fortnite's whopping revenue off three months on mobile and Microsoft ends speculation that the Xbox One will get VR this generation.
This is CNET and hear the stories that mattered this week. Amazon's Alexa assistant is showing up in select Marriott Hotels, about ten locations this summer is part of an Alexa for Hospitality Program. Customers can use Alexa in their rooms to check out, call the front desk, get recommendations, Turn off the lights and more. The iOS version of Fortnite. That's the free to play Fortnight. Has already made over 100 million dollars in just the three months its been live on the platform. This number comes from market analysis firm Sensor Tower. Who says all of that revenue has been generated just by in game purchases. And finally Microsoft said it not working virtual reality support of the Xbox. When the Xbox one x debuted in 2017 Phil Spenser said it would handle high performance VR with premiere VR experiences. Spenser wound up softening up his stance in 2017 though Microsoft Chief Marketing Officer Mike Nichols said that virtual reality and mixed reality are probably best on PC. You can stay up to date with the latest by downloading the C|NET Tech Today app in the Apple or Google Play Store.