Yesterday, the game, Fortnite, finally arrived for Android OS with the launch of the Samsung Galaxy Note9. Fortnite for Android app is currently in beta though and available to not just the Note9 but also a handful of other Samsung flagship devices.
The game has been available for PS4, Xbox, Switch and iPhone users. Android users will now be able to join Fortnite players around the world.
Fortnite for Android requires at least 64-bit Android 5.0 or higher, 3GB RAM or higher. You will be granted access to Fortnite Battle Royale, the free-to-play where you can fight to the last man or woman standing.
How To Install Fortnite for Android
- Browse to Fortnite.com/Android on your smartphone and initiate the download of the game. The file size is a mere 4MB.
- Launch the installed app. You will be prompted to download the Game Tools, a module that provides options and features that are useful for playing games. This will also enable Game Launcher. This module is a whopping 1.88 GB though. You might to head out to one of those free hotspots around the country for this download.
Once installed, you will need to create an Epic Games Account, and then you are ready to play.
The currently supported Samsung devices are: Samsung Galaxy S7 / S7 Edge, S8 / S8+, S9 / S9+, Note 8, Note 9, Tab S3, Tab S4. Fortnite will be available for other Android devices over the next few days, so keep checking if it isn’t available to yours yet.
The Fortnite for Android app has since been made available to all Android phones. Here is how to get it on your Android smartphone.