Fortnite launches on Android

But only for some Samsung devices.

Epic has launched Fortnite on Android, but only for some Samsung devices.

The beta for Fortnite is available for Samsung Galaxy devices from today. If you buy the new Samsung Note 9 or Galaxy Tab S4 you get the new Galaxy outfit, below.

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Here are the currently supported devices: Samsung Galaxy S7 / S7 Edge, S8 / S8+, S9 / S9+, Note 8, Note 9, Tab S3, Tab S4.

A wider beta launches soon on other Android devices, Epic said.

Here are the other devices the Android Beta will be playable on:

  • 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

To sign up for the beta, head over to the official Fortnite website.

Fortnite for Android devices is not available through the Google Play Store. Instead, you get it via direct download from the Fortnite website. (For more on how it all works, and why Epic has taken this approach, check out the Digital Foundry article on the full install procedure).

The Android version supports cross-play and cross-progression with PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, PC, Mac and iOS.

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