Fortnite’s journey to Android has been an advanced one. A number of months again, Epic Games promised to convey the wildly standard survival sandbox title to the cellular OS, however solely after aspect stepping the normal course of for doing so. Fittingly, whereas it now appears to be live for Android, the method of really getting the sport is, nicely, difficult.
If you need to get began, you’ll need to sign up for a beta of the sport. That’s proper, whereas the title has been up and operating on any variety of different platforms (together with its three-day head begin on Samsung devices), it’s nonetheless in beta on Android. Give Epic your electronic mail handle, they usually’ll ship you an invitation…”as quickly as you’ll be able to play.”
How quickly is that? Well, there seems to be a ready checklist in the mean time. How lengthy all of it will take is anybody’s guess, although the corporate says it may possibly take “a few days” for all of it to undergo. Since the entire thing is bypassing the Google Play store (a lot to Google’s chagrin), you’ll want to put in the Fortnite Installer APK to put in Fortnite the sport.
I went by way of the same course of to get the sport on the Note 9. It’s bizarre and form of annoying, however when it’s performed, it’s performed.
Oh, and also you’ll need to be sure that your telephone is appropriate. Epic’s bought the full list here, which appears to incorporate a reasonably broad vary, together with Pixel units and handsets from Huawei, LG, Nokia, OnePlus, Xiaomi, ZTE and Razer.