Fortnite is now available for Android as beta

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The world popular game Fortnite makes its way to the Android ecosystem. With over millions of fans, Fortnite has become one of the most popular games on the planet. However, this high-end game was not available for mobile users yet. The game offers PUBG like100-player Player Vs Player (PvP) Battle Royale game mode. Just like PUBG, you’re dropped onto the large island map and must arm yourself and outlive your competition. Now the company behind the game named Epic Games just announced the beta release of Fortnite for Android devices.

“We’re excited to announce the Fortnite Beta on Android is launching this week. Players with Samsung Galaxy devices are the first to be invited starting today.  The Android Beta will begin opening for other devices* over the next few days.” – The company announced. “We’ll start rolling out access to players as we work on supporting a wider variety of devices in the next few days. Players will be granted access in waves to Fortnite Battle Royale, and will be sent instructions on how to download and play” – the company added.

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However, this testing beta is not yet available for all devices. Because of its heavy graphics usage and power, the game needs some powerful devices and chipset to run it smoothly. So the company has limited the number of supported devices as of now. The supported device from Google includes Pixel / Pixel XL, Pixel 2  and Pixel 2 XL. Samsung includes S7 / S7 Edge, S8 / S8+, S9 / S9+, Note 8, Note 9, Tab S3 and, Tab S4. You can check the list of supported devices in the list below:

  • Google: Pixel / Pixel XL, Pixel 2 / Pixel 2 XL
  • Asus: ROG Phone, Zenfone 4 Pro, 5Z, V
  • Essential: PH-1
  • Huawei: Honor 10, Honor Play, Mate 10 / Pro, Mate RS, Nova 3, P20 / Pro, V10
  • LG: G5, G6, G7 ThinQ, V20, V30 / V30+
  • Nokia: 8
  • OnePlus: 5 / 5T, 6
  • Razer: Phone
  • Xiaomi: Blackshark, Mi 5 / 5S / 5S Plus, 6 / 6 Plus, Mi 8 / 8 Explorer / 8SE, Mi Mix, Mi Mix 2, Mi Mix 2S, Mi Note 2
  • ZTE: Axon 7 / 7s, Axon M, Nubia / Z17 / Z17s, Nubia Z11
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