Fortnite’s journey to Android has been an advanced one. A couple of months again, Epic Video games promised to convey the wildly common survival sandbox title to the cellular OS, however solely after sidestepping 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, properly, sophisticated.
If you wish 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 working 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 deal with, they usually’ll ship you an invitation…”as quickly as you possibly can play.”
How quickly is that? Effectively, there seems to be a ready listing in the meanwhile. How lengthy all of this may take is anybody’s guess, although the corporate says it will probably take “a couple of 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 means of the same course of to get the sport on the Observe 9. It’s bizarre and sort of annoying, however when it’s accomplished, it’s accomplished.
Oh, and also you’ll need to make certain your cellphone is appropriate. Epic’s received the full list here, which appears to incorporate a fairly broad vary, together with Pixel units and handsets from Huawei, LG, Nokia, OnePlus, Xiaomi, ZTE and Razer.