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After months of waiting, Fortnite on Android is here. The beta is available for select Android devices. Epic Games, the manufacturing company of Fortnite on Android is intimating that the official game for Android smartphones will be released on August 24, 2018.
It is supposed to be just a Samsung smartphone thing; Fortnite on Android was exclusively on Samsung Galaxy Note 9. Its estimate time was for 30 days and then other devices started to share.
Fortnite on Android Definition
Fortnite on Android is a superb gaming sensation arriving for Android phones soon. The mobile version of the game is the same as you know on laptops and gaming consoles. The game will bring to Android phones the same weapons, map, and update schedule.
However, now the controls will be adaptable on an Android touchscreen, with automated actions to make it run seamlessly. There are varied systems which are not exactly like what you have on laptops or PCs though. You’ve got extra buttons, on-screen footsteps and gunshot indicators too.
Which Smartphones will Use Fortnite on Android?
It’s imperative for one to ask: Which devices are compatible with Fortnite on Android? Apart from the Samsung Galaxy Note 9, the game is compatible with Google Pixel, XL, Pixel 2, XL. It is also on Asus ROG, Zenfone 4 Pro, 5Z, V.
It’s on Essential PH 1, Huawei Honor 10, Honor Play, Mate 10 / pro, Mate RS, Nova 3, P20 / Pro, V10. LG smartphones are also capable to get it. These are the G5, G6, G7 ThinQ, V20, V30 / V30+. Nokia 8 gets it, Razer smartphone gets it too,
Many Xiaomi smartphones get it. They are – Blackshark, Mi5 / 5S, 5S+, 6 / 6 Plus, Mi 8 / 8 Explorer /8SE, Mi, Mix 2, Mi Mix 2S, Mi Note 2. ZTE smartphones such as Axon 7 / 7s, Axon M, Nubia / Z17s, Nubia Z11 also gets it.
It is very likely that other Android phones not mentioned here will have it too. You may just check if your current smartphone if not one above here, is able to install Fortnite on Android. The beta is now running on several Samsung smartphones.
How to Download and Install the Game
Fortnite on Android is not yet an app for Google Play Store and may never will, so don’t bother. iOS users have been downloading it from Apple’s App Store anyway, but anyone on Android will have to find a suitable way to do it on Fortnite website.
Follow these steps to download and install Fortnite on Android.
- Open an internet browser on your phone
- Go to fortnite.com/android find the installer there for download. Make sure your phone has plenty of space. Fortnite on Android will take 2GB space.
- Next, be careful not to bother about scams that may pop up, and make sure you stick to what you intend to download.
- That’s it. If the app doesn’t work smoothly on your phone or they tell you to wait in line, for now, don’t bother, it’s still in beta phase. Things will clear up soon.
Here’s a word of caution. Be careful to download Fortnite on Android only on the official website because as things are right now, it appears there are fake versions of the app online. So once you install, enjoy playing the game.