Fortnite on Android: when is it available to download and need a Galaxy Note 9 phone to play?
- After months of waiting, Fortnite will reportedly be available on Android soon
- Some reports have suggested that it will only be available initially on a specific device
- Other reports have indicated that it may only be available for download in a certain way
2:12 PM EDT, July 31, 2018
14:14 EDT, July 31, 2018
The successful Fortnite videogame will finally be available to play on Android sometime in the near future, but not everyone will be happy if some specific details prior to the game's release turn out to be more than rumors.
Recent reports have suggested that a specific device will be required to play the game and that downloading it will not be as simple as installing it from the Google Play Store.
Notably, none of these initial reports has been confirmed by Epic Games or Google so far.
The Fortnite game will supposedly be available to play on Android at some point in the near future
Here is everything you need to know when Fortnite will be available for Android, if players need a Galaxy Note 9 to play, since some reports have statistics and information about the video game itself
When is Fortnite available for Android?
So far, Epic Games has not officially announced the release date for Fortnite's availability on Android.
More details could possibly be revealed, however, at the Galaxy Note 9 launch event on Thursday, August 9 in New York City.
Do players need a Galaxy Note 9 to play?
Recent reports suggest that the successful game will only be available to play on the Galaxy Note 9 during the first 30 days. These reports have not yet been confirmed by Epic Games or Google.
In addition, other new reports have revealed that Epic Games may plan to guide users through the download and installation of the game on their Android phones. Instead of simply containing a link to the Google Play Store and downloading it directly, users will be informed how to install the application directly from a browser.
This seems to indicate that Epic Games is trying to get users to skip the official Google app store. to download Fortnite. Some have suggested that this could be a way to avoid Google's 30% fee for in-app purchases.
Notably, neither Epic Games nor Google have made any official announcement confirming how to download the game once it is available, so reports suggesting that this installation method might prove inaccurate.
What is Fortnite?
Fortnite is a popular video game with more than 125 million players worldwide.
The popular royale battle mode of the game, which sees 100 players take part in intense and action-packed games that combine the first-person shooter with the construction of forts and elements of survival, has taken the world by badault of videogames since its launch in September 2017.
In addition For its next Android release, Fortnite was also recently made available on the Nintendo Switch after an announcement at the E3 2018 convention in Los Angeles, California. It is also available to play on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Microsoft Windows, Mac OS and iOS.
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